Viloria's Manager Stunned By Roman Gonzalez Loss

by Ronnie Nathanielsz
The likeable manager of former two division world champion Brian Viloria, Gary Gittelsohn says he “never anticipated the possibility of a loss” to undefeated pound or pound No. 1 Roman “Chocolatito” Gonzalez last Saturday, at New York’s Madison Square Garden when Gonzalez battered Viloria to win by a 9th round TKO.
Gitttelsohn informed the New  Standard/ that both he and Viloria were still in New York. He will return to Los Angeles tomorrow night  while Viloria will return on Thursday.

Not having anticipated a loss Gittelsohn said “its too early to speculate about next steps” in the career of Viloria.
The WBC website reported that  “the plan of Viloria was to dethrone champion Gonzalez, but in spite of  his mobility,  boxing ability, versatility and experience, he simply wasn't able to achieve it.

The WBC said “what Roman displayed was a peppery blend of elegance, speed, technique, power and other great skills, plus a legion of other attributes.  To defeat such an amazing fighter, appreciably more than a great strategy or a sound plan is needed.  Roman is so exceptional, that 44 boxers have tried without success, to hit on a formula to defeat him. None have!’

Viloria ruefully commented, “Roman is the number one.  He's most certainly there for a reason.  He's an accurate fighter with a great defense. He's without doubt the best fighter I've ever faced.”
Viloria conceded that he'd  been expecting an altogether different type of fight.

“I lost to a great champion. Congrats to Chocolatito. I tip my hat to you and it was my honor to fight you. God bless!” Viloria gallantly and sportingly wrote on his social network.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by richardt on 10-21-2015

Viloria has always been a class act and his team is too. Viloria is one of the most likable boxers of the last 20 years. A truly good guy.

Comment by lightsout_finit on 10-21-2015

Viloria has always been a tough sob and is experienced as f*ck, So i'm not surprised by his good performance at all. I expected him to fight hard.

Comment by The Big Dunn on 10-21-2015

I thought Left Hook Tua was his manager.

Comment by nycsmooth on 10-21-2015

Honestly, I gave him no chance & 1 of my favorites being mentioned soon, Donnie Nietes, I give him no chance, period!!!

Comment by The plunger man on 10-21-2015

These little guys deserve bigger purses for the amount of effort they put in...twice as many punches thrown and twice as many taken.....respect to viloria...class in defeat

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