Through the first six rounds, Juan Francisco Estrada landed 86 power punches while Roman "Chocolatito" Gonzalez landed 66.
Over the last six rounds, Gonzalez landed 121 power punches and Estrada landed 106. In rounds 8 thru 10, Gonzalez landed 73 punches- all of them power punches.
Gonzalez’s late-rounds surge narrowed the punch totals, but was too late to swing the judges’ cards in his favor.
Glendale, Arizona - Juan Francisco Estrada (44-3, 28 KOs) held off a late rally by Roman "Chocolatito" Gonzalez (51-4, 41 KOs) to win a twelve round majority decision. (photos by Melina Pizano)
The scores were 114-114 for the draw, 116-112 and 115-113 for Estrada.
They first met in 2012, with Chocolatito winning a twelve round unanimous decision. The 2021 rematch saw Estrada win what many felt was a controversial twelve round split decision.