Román “Chocolatito” González tested positive for coronavirus and his third fight against Juan Francisco “Gallo” Estrada had to be postponed.
The closing of the trilogy between the Nicaraguan and the Mexican was agreed for October 16, but the negotiations for the payment between the two boxers were complicated.
It was later announced that the Nicaraguan was infected with coronavirus, although that does not mean that the contest will not take place.
In accordance with Eddie hearn, President of Matchroom, Estrada already signed the contract and Gonzalez I already had a verbal agreement, so the only setback will actually be setting a date.
“Hopefully it arrives in November,” he said. Eddie hearn to Salvador Rodríguez from ESPN. “Estrada already signed the contract and Roman has an agreement. Unfortunately Roman contracted coronavirus and the fight will have to wait a little longer ”.
🚨🚨🚨@chocolatitobox got sick with Covid and his fight before @GalloEstradaOfi would go at least until November. @EddieHearn reported that the Mexican has already signed, and that the Nicaraguan has a verbal agreement https://t.co/NuFYaTMsBe
– Salvador Rodriguez (@ChavaESPN) September 8, 2021
According to the report of Salvador, Estrada broke this week the camp he was doing with his team in Jiquipilco, at Mexico state, so as not to force your workouts.
Both the Mexican and the Nicaraguan have shared wins in their two previous lawsuits.
Chocolatito was imposed by unanimous decision in 2012 and The rooster he got revenge nine years later by split decision, in one of the best fights seen in 2021.
In the last triumph, The rooster he kept the belts of the CMB and AMB, and now they will close the trilogy with the Nicaraguan before facing the mandatory challenger Sr. Rungvisai, with whom he has also already divided victories.
For its part, Rungvisai has scheduled a clash with Carlos Cuadras, although it is not known if they will also end up postponing it, since the winners of the clashes will face each other for the belt of the CMB.