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Roman Gonzalez Drills Manuel Jiminez in The First Round

By Miguel Rivera

Palenque de Gallos in Culiacan, Sinaloa, Mexico - Nicaraguan WBA junior flyweight champion Roman "Chocolatito" Gonzalez wasted no time, as he scored a first round knockout over Mexico's Manuel "Meny" Jimenez at 2:58 of a non-title bout.

Gonzalez looked anxious to throw big punches from the opening bell. He jumped to the center of the ring and threw calculated power punches right away. Jiminez was taking damage early. Jiminez continued to take punishment until he had enough after going down at the end of the first.

Gonzalez improves his record to 31-0, with 26 knockouts, while Jimenez falls to 11-3-1, 5 KOs. "Chocolatito" is scheduled to return on April 21 in Morelia, Mexico against former world champion Ramon "Prince" Garcia.

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Suavecito80 on 03-18-2012

[QUOTE=Roman Moreno;11902699]How closely do you follow fighters from Nicaragua? Have you heard of Carlos Buitrago? He is 22-0(14ko's) and 1 No contest. Supposedly as an a amateur was better than Chocolatito. As a pro he hasn't really fought anyone though.…

Comment by Ringlife on 03-18-2012

These promotors need to to do a better job of promoting this guy Gonzalez. Maybe they should put him on some PPV undercard fights or something a lot of fans don't know who he is. Only the hardcore fans know…

Comment by Roman Moreno on 03-18-2012

[QUOTE=Suavecito80;11902500]I could respect that.. I still remember him fighting in Japan and straight working people over there. And with me being Nicaraguan I have even more interest in him getting better. Lets see if Solis is up to the challenge.[/QUOTE]…

Comment by Suavecito80 on 03-18-2012

[QUOTE=Roman Moreno;11902430]I would favor Roman too. But, that's because Chocolatito has been my dude for like 5 or 6 years. But, really besides Niida actually lets just focus at 108 he hasn't beaten anyone near the level of those guys…

Comment by Roman Moreno on 03-18-2012

[QUOTE=Suavecito80;11902413]He would beat both of those dudes. The only thing isn't Nietes dirty as hell? Its either him or another filipino fighter that likes to elbow and hit in the nuts. Regardless, I don't see either of those fighters beating…

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