Roman Gonzalez Could Be Facing Ryo Miyazaki Next

By Marcelino Castillo,

Roman "Chocolatito" Gonzalez (32-0, 27KOs) is still relishing his recent victory over former world champion Ramon "Prince" Garcia of Mexico. Gonzalez retained his WBA junior flyweight title last Saturday in California with a four round stoppage of Garcia.

"Chocolatito" is planning to stay at 108-pounds, for the moment, and there are ongoing discussions to face an undefeated Japanese challenger in his next fight, with a good purse being provided.

"We are negotiating the fight, and making sure that things are better in my career," he said. "For now rule I'm going to rule out a move to 112-pounds. I want to be the super world champion of the WBA with five defenses of the crown. Chances are that we may fight in June or July in Japan, that's what I want," Gonzalez said.

International promoter Akihiko Honda would promote the event. The opponent being discussed is local prospect Ryo Miyazaki, unbeaten in 16 fights, with three draws and 10 knockouts.

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by lopez36 on 05-02-2012

[QUOTE=bigcursedawg;12069643]That would be fireworks for sure. I would really like to see him fight Ioka next year if he plans to stay at 108.[/QUOTE] i just read an interview he gave in spanish and he said he struggled to make…

Comment by Mastrangelo on 05-02-2012

I'm really glad he stays at 108, still couple of good fights for him, with Miyazaki being one of those. I saw some clips and he definitely has some skills, I'm glad it's happening. Then I would hope unification with…

Comment by bigcursedawg on 05-02-2012

[QUOTE=lopez36;12069244]would like to see him move up and face tyson marquez that would be a good fight[/QUOTE] That would be fireworks for sure. I would really like to see him fight Ioka next year if he plans to stay at…

Comment by lopez36 on 05-02-2012

would like to see him move up and face tyson marquez that would be a good fight

Comment by JKidd2624 on 05-02-2012

Hope this fight gets streamed back to the States. Gonzalez is a hell of a fun fighter to watch. As he gets older and moves up weight classes, hopefully he lands some network fights on HBO or Showtime to get…

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