Roman “Chocolatito” Gonzalez and Juan Francisco Estrada will meet on 13 March in a unification bout meeting, Matchroom Boxing shared on Saturday night with Gonzalez owning the WBA belt in the 115-pound division and Estrada holding the WBC title in that weight division

At their first meeting in 2012, Gonzalez won a majority decision over Estrada for the WBA flyweight title

The win came during a run in which Gonzalez (50-2, 41 KOs) was considered one of the best fighters in boxing. Now Estrada (41-3, 28 KOs) is among the elite of the sport. He’s No. 9 on ESPN’s pound-for-pound list

Estrada came down from the big screen on Nov. October against Carlos Cuadras a break in the 11 To enter round 23 In the top undercard fight at the same event, Gonzalez beat Israel Gonzalez in a title defense

All three combined losses between Roman Gonzalez and Estrada came against Wisaksil Wangek Estrada avenged his loss in 2018 with a win over Wangek in 2019

No venue was announced for the fight, Matchroom promoter Eddie Hearn said in a press release


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