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Roman Gonzalez Inches Closer To Estrada Rematch

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.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by El Angel on 01-18-2014

[QUOTE=Sugar Adam Ali;14146742]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 ..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…

Comment by Suavecito80 on 01-18-2014

[QUOTE=Jalisciense909;14144752]I think El Gallo beats Roman Gonzalez in a rematch. Estrada dropped down in weight to fight Gonzalez the first time and gave him hell. A rematch would be at Estrada's comfortable weight of 112. And let's not act like…

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