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 Last update:  1/17/2014       Read more by Osiris Mendez Cruz         
   
Roman Gonzalez Inches Closer To Estrada Rematch
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By Osiris Mendez Cruz

Roman "Chocolatito" Gonzalez (37-0, 31 KOs) is inching closer to a rematch with Mexico's Juan Francisco "Gallo" Estrada (25-2, 18 KOs), holder of the flyweight world championship of the World Boxing Organization (WBO) and World Boxing Association (WBA). This possibility gained momentum today with the WBO placing "Chocolatito" in the number two position within their top ten rankings at 112-pounds. Gonzalez is only surpassed by Giovanni Segura in the rankings.

"I am very pleased with the opportunity afforded by the WBO to get listed as second in the rankings, because it will force Gallo Estrada to face me this year. Sooner or later he must face me in the ring," said an excited González.

The two-division world champion (105 and 108 lbs) overcame Estrada on November 17, 2012 at the Sports Arena in Los Angeles, California, by way of unanimous decision. After the loss Estrada moved up in weight and captured the WBA and WBO titles on April 6 last year with a split decision nod over Brian Viloria by split decision.

Tags: Roman Gonzalez , Juan Francisco Estrada



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comment by El Angel, on 01-18-2014
[QUOTE=Sugar Adam Ali]would love to see this rematch,,, winner get ali raymi[/QUOTE] Ali Raymi? That is serious business, this just box.

comment by Sugar Adam Ali, on 01-18-2014
would love to see this rematch,,, winner get ali raymi

comment by Ringlife, on 01-18-2014
I would like to see this rematch on a TR PPV undercard.

comment by APPONO ASTOS, on 01-18-2014
the winner is in the top ten p4p imo....hope this fight happens...

comment by ..David.., on 01-18-2014
Lets get it on! I know Estrada personally and he has been looking forward to this rematch since the final bell of the first fight. Still i been told that Gonzales came really unprepared on that night, he was expecting a softer challenger, now he knows who he is fighting. WAR ESTRADA!

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