Juan Francisco “Gallo” Estrada does not have the ability to impose Roman “Chocolatito” Gonzalez in the third fight between both and the wide favorite for the Nicaraguan Rosendo Alvarez, without hesitation, is your compatriot.
“For me, my favorite will be the Chocolate always,” he said Rosendo Alvarez in interview with LEFT PUNCH. “First because he is Nicaraguan and second I will say that the Rooster does not have the ability to stop Chocolate”.
The declaration of Rosendo Alvarez is based, above all, after what happened in the second fight between the road rooster and the Chocolate. In it, the Mexican won by split decision, a controversial decision for many and unfair for the Buffalo.
“The last fight, to be honest, Chocolate I won the fight”, commented the former world champion. “They took it away, there was a very bad judge (Carlos Sucre) that gave 6 points of difference, what fight did you see? I was over the moon.”
For Álvarez, the bad card in the second fight between Gallo Estrada and Chocolatito had political overtones
On the night of March 13, both boxers met at the American Airlines Center in Dallas. Estrada was imposed with cards of 113-115, 117-111 and 115-113, even Rosendo He asserted that this disproportionate card had political overtones.
“He saw it in political terms,” he added. Rosendo Alvarez, particularly for the friendship and support relationship of Roman with the president of your country, Daniel Ortega. “That is why that Venezuelan judge does not agree with the policy and voted that way.”
Which Rosendo and many fans saw that night was a triumph of Roman, who even came close to knocking out the Rooster.
“Roman He won that fight.” Rosendo. “The Rooster He said it would have been a tie and the moment he says that he knows he had lost. Until round 10 I had a tie, but in 11 and 12 the winners were Chocolate and almost knocked him out.”
The third fight between the Mexican and the Nicaraguan was confirmed the previous week and will take place on March 5 at the Pechanga Arena in San Diego, California.
The first time they met was on November 17, 2012 with a victory for the Chocolate by unanimous decision in Los Angeles, at light flyweight. The rematch lasted until 2021 and it was for him Rooster, already in super flyweight, a division in which they will meet again.
The Rooster will put the 115-pound title at stake World Boxing Association (WBA) and the distinction of Franchise Champion of the World Boxing Council (WBC).