By Pablo Fletes, notifight.com
The plans for Nicaraguan boxer Román "Chocolatito" Gonzalez have changed again. The flyweight champion of the World Boxing Association (WBA) will defend his crown against Mexican boxer Omar Salado - and not against his compatriot Omar "Lobito" Soto as several outlets had announced in recent days.
The date of the show has been switched, from July 9 to July 23, in Mexico, with Zanfer Promotions handling the promotional end. Initially Salado was worried about his ability to make the division limit of 108-pounds but with two extra weeks the worries are now gone and he accepted the fight.
Salado has a record of 22-3-2, 13KOs, while Gonzalez is perfect with a 28-0 tally and 23 knockouts.