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Roman Gonzalez Hopes For Brian Viloria Bout in 2013
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By Ronnie Nathanielsz

Undefeated World Boxing Association junior flyweight champion Roman “Chocolatito” Gonzalez of Nicaragua said that he would like to fight Filipino World Boxing Organization/World Boxing Association flyweight champion Brian Viloria, although it seems he will first face No.2-ranked Japanese Kazuto Ioka.

Gonzalez, who won a furious battle with Mexico’s Juan “El Gallo” Estrada at the Los Angeles Sports Arena last month in the same card, where Viloria won the WBA title with a 10th-round TKO of Hernan Marquez, said that while his promoters and management team are responsible for picking his opponents, “if given a choice, I would like to face Brian Viloria.”

Viloria, a two division, three-time world champion has a record of 32-3 with 19 knockouts. He turned 32 last Nov. 24.

Viloria himself told Manila Standard after his win over Marquez that he would also wish to face off against Gonzalez in what could be an attractive, good money fight, although the WBO had ruled that the Filipino had to face mandatory challenger Milan Melindo of the famed ALA Gym. included Viloria in its list of contenders for 2012 Fighter of the Year honors, which went to four-division champion and reigning WBO, Ring Magazine and World Boxing Council Diamond Belt super bantamweight champion Nonito Donaire, with Viloria cited for “honorable mention.”

“In order to be considered the best, you have to beat the best and I think Viloria definitely ranks right up there at this moment,” said Gonzalez, who has a record of 34-0 with 28 knockouts.

The Nicaraguan champion also mentioned WBO light flyweight champion Donnie Nietes, WBC flyweight champion Toshiyuki Igarashi and Adrian Hernandez.

Tags: Roman Gonzalez , Brian Viloria

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comment by Bermuda, on 12-29-2012
yes please make this fight!

comment by SceneSpectator!, on 12-29-2012
Why think of Flyweight Viloria when you have a very live #2 contender Donnie Nietes in your own Junior Fly division? He is calling your name long time!:boxing:

comment by danceswithfire, on 12-29-2012
[QUOTE=hobojo]So do I. Roman has already dominated his weight division and so has Brian. Would only make sense but i'm sure these guys wont have promotional issues.[/QUOTE] roman has'nt dominated sh1t. if you look at the top 10 ring rankings, he has'nt even fought any of the top guy..his best ...

comment by IronDanHamza, on 12-29-2012
[QUOTE=MJ223]After the Ioka fight if he wins if he wants to take that leap why not.....[/QUOTE] Ioka's fighting in a few days, right? If he wins that, is a fight with Gonzalez set? Ioka and Gonzalez are two of the best upcoming prospects IMO. I'd love to see that fight. Ioka in partic...

comment by danceswithfire, on 12-29-2012
[QUOTE=MJ223]Gonzalez came out and said Nietes plain didn't want it after the teams tried to negotiate.... Haven't heard a rebuttal since[/QUOTE] team nietes said the same thing..and there was an article on the main page not long ago with donnie calling him out.

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