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Roman Gonzalez Should Face Reveco Next, Says Rizzo

By Pablo Fletes, notifight.com

Well known boxing agent Ricardo Rizzo is one of the best connected individuals to the fight scene in Nicaragua.

On Saturday night at Madison Square Garden in New York, Rizzo was ringside with one of his clients, Cuban heavyweight Luis "King Kong" Ortiz, who knocked out Argentine contender Matias Ariel Vidondo to capture the the vacant interim-title of the World Boxing Association (WBA).

On the same card, WBC flyweight champion Roman "Chocolatito" Gonzalez stopped tough veteran Brian Viloria in nine rounds.

Rizzo says Gonzalez should next fight Juan Carlos Reveco (36-2, 19KOs). The fight between Gonzalez and Reveco had been discussed several times in the past but never happened. 

"Chocolatito is a sensational fighter. He throws hard combinations with both hands, has good defense and makes everything so easy. He's sensational," said Rizzo. "He really is a complete fighter, and for that reason he is already fighting on HBO. Now his management should look at getting the best purses, because he is a fighter who sells."

"Roman should make his next fight with an opponent like Argentina's Juan Carlos Reveco, who has been a world champion in two divisions, to prepare for a more demanding fight with an opponent like Juan Francisco 'Gallo' Estrada. Chocolatito is already able to choose opponents, but in the end everything will be decided by Mr. Akihiko Honda, his international promoter."

With Saturday's win, Roman raised his record to 44-0, with 38 knockouts. He is one of the most effective fighters of today, with a high knockout percentage (86 percent) and with a bright future thanks to the huge talent that he always displays in the ring.

"At the moment, Roman has to maintain his position and prove that he can be the best pound for pound fighter for a long time," Rizzo concluded.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Mexican_Puppet on 10-25-2015

[QUOTE=1hourRun;16166111]It was only seven months later that they fought in the rematch! Nothing changed and thats obvious in the fact that Estrada lost AGAIN a year later to Chocolatito.Im done talking with you.[/QUOTE] Man, Im sorry but you dont know…

Comment by 1hourRun on 10-25-2015

[QUOTE=Mexican_Puppet;16166048]+1 that guy is idiot as hell... You cant compare estrada in his first fight vs Sanchez Jr with Estrada In his rematch or vs Viloria IN 112 POUNDS...[/QUOTE] It was only seven months later that they fought in the…

Comment by Mexican_Puppet on 10-25-2015

[QUOTE=Aztekkas;16163685] Again, you forget to mention how he obliterated Sanchez Jr in the rematch. The guy had 4 1/2 inches in height above Estrada, and even campaigns 3 divisions above nowadays. Yet, Estrada KO'd him when they met again. Interestingly…

Comment by Mexican_Puppet on 10-25-2015

[QUOTE=1hourRun;16163347]Just [I]A year[/I] before the Chocolatito fight he lost fighting at his comfortable weight of 112 to a guy who had been KO before in his ninth fight with a record of 11-1-1 ; stop it. I said enough.[/QUOTE] Are…

Comment by Sugar Adam Ali on 10-24-2015

[QUOTE=JmH Reborn;16163301]Ward hasn't had a relevant win since 2011. Rigo hasn't had a relevant win since 2013 and has barely fought since. Bradley hasn't had a relevant win since 2013, and that was a 40 year old man and hasn't…

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