Finally, one of the most desired and implored rematches by boxing fans around the world has taken place.
Eddie hearn, leader of Matchroom Boxing, made the official announcement tonight of the rematch between the Mexican, Juan Francisco ‘El Gallo’ Estrada, and the Nicaraguan, Roman ‘Chocolatito’ González.
The combat will take place on March 13 and will feature the transmission of DAZN. It is not yet known which venue will host the evening, as well as the fighting that will make up it.
The first fight was in 2012 when the two met in a duel of 108 pounds and Roman Gonzalez could dominate the ‘Rooster‘by way of unanimous decision, crowning world champion AMB mini fly weight.
𝘛𝘩𝘦 𝘳𝘦𝘮𝘢𝘵𝘤𝘩 𝘪𝘴 𝙊𝙉 👊
– Matchroom Boxing (@MatchroomBoxing) December 20, 2020
At stake will be the super flyweight belts of the World Boxing Association which is in the power of ‘Chocolatito‘and the World Boxing Council which is in the possession of the Mexican.
‘Chocolatito‘He has a record of 50 wins, 41 of them by knockout and just 2 losses to his credit.
2020 has been a very active year for Gonzalez with a total of 2 fights; victory by way of knockout in 9 episodes against English Khalid yafai, duel where he was crowned world champion once again.
After that he was able to defeat the Mexican in great form Israel Gonzalez by unanimous decision in Mexico City, successfully defending the super fly crown.
‘Rooster‘He would come to combat with a record of 41 victories, 28 of them via chloroform, and 3 defeats.
Juan Francisco Estrada He has only seen action once so far in 2020, a rematch with his compatriot Carlos ‘Principe’ Cuadras, whom he defeated via knockout in 11 episodes.
𝙏𝙝𝙚 𝙍𝙚𝙢𝙖𝙩𝙘𝙝 𝙄𝙨 𝙊𝙛𝙛𝙞𝙘𝙞𝙖𝙡𝙡𝙮 𝙊𝙣 🇲🇽🇳🇮 pic.twitter.com/DPEfYGoFZY
– DAZN Boxing (@DAZNBoxing) December 20, 2020