Juan Francisco Estrada and Roman 'Chocolatito' Gonzalez have already fought twice in the past, with the pair winning one each. Now they face off in the third episode of the trilogy with the WBC world super flyweight title on the line.
What: Juan Francisco Estrada v Roman Gonzalez
Where: Desert Diamond Arena, Glendale, Arizona, United States
When: Sunday 4th December 2022
How to watch: DAZN
Odds: Roman Gonzalez 4/9, Juan Francisco Estrada 7/4, Draw
The bout between Juan Francisco Estrada and Roman Gonzalez is set to take place in the early hours of Sunday 4th December 2022.
The main card for Juan Francisco Estrada’s bout with Roman Gonzalez is due to begin at 1am GMT on Sunday, with the ring walks for the main event set to start at 3am GMT. However these times could be set to change due to the length of the undercard bouts.
The fight between Juan Francisco Estrada and Roman Gonzalez is due to take place at the Desert Diamond Arena in Glendale, Arizona. The arena was home to the Arizona Coyotes of the NHL from 2003 until earlier this year.
The battle between Juan Francisco Estrada and Roman Gonzalez is available to watch on subscription service DAZN.
Ramon Gonzalez is the favourite for this bout, priced up at 4/9 to win. He is to win the fight by way of knockout and an even money chance to be victorious by decision.
Juan Francisco Estrada is putting his The Ring super flyweight title up for grabs in this matchup while the vacant WBC super flyweight title is also on the line.
Roman Gonzalez is the first Nicaraguan to win a world title in four different weight classes and was rated as the world’s best pound-for-pound fighter from September 2015 to March 2017.
Juan Francisco Estrada’s professional record is 43 wins from 46 fights, 28 of those wins have come by way of knockout, while all three of his defeats have come via the judge’s scorecards.
His three defeats have come against Juan Carlos Sanchez Jr, Srisaket Sor Rungvisai and in the first bout between him and Roman Gonzalez in 2012.
Estrada has won seven bouts in a row coming into this clash, including the second bout against Roman Gonzalez in 2021.
Roman Gonzalez has a professional record of 51 wins and three losses, 41 of his wins have come by way of knockout, while two of his three defeats have come by way of decision.
Chocolatito has lost twice to Srisaket Sor Rungvisai before suffering his third defeat to Juan Francisco Estrada in March last year.
He bounced back from that with a victory over Julio Cesar Martinez in March this year.
There are six fights on the undercard for Juan Francisco Estrada’s bout with Ramon Gonzalez. Julio Cesar Martinez’s clash with Samuel Carmona sees the WBC flyweight title up for grabs in the main fight on the undercard.
Joselito Velazquex and Cristofer Rosales take on each other in the flyweight division while Diego Pacheco and Ricardo Adrian Luna will battle it out for the WBC USNBC super middleweight title.
Marc Castro faces Maickol Lopez Villagrana and Beatriz Ferreira takes on Carisse Brown, both in the super featherweight division.
Anthony Herrera and Juan Sequeira face off in the super flyweight division.