After almost a decade, the extremely anticipated rematch between WBC and The Ring tremendous flyweight champion Juan Francisco Estrada and WBA (Tremendous) titleholder Roman “Chocolatito” Gonzalez will happen Saturday evening as they meet in a unification showdown at American Airways Middle in Dallas.
The 2 first met in 2012, with Chocolatito defeating the up-and-coming Estrada by unanimous choice in a light-weight flyweight bout. However Estrada (41-3, 28 KOs) proved in that struggle that he could be a drive within the boxing world for years to return. Estrada would go on to win 15 of his subsequent 16 fights, along with his lone loss coming to Srisaket Sor Rungvisai, who was recent off of back-to-back victories over Chocolatito. Estrada avenged that loss with a unanimous choice victory to assert the WBC and The Ring championships.
Gonzalez (50-2, 41 KOs) was as soon as acknowledged because the No. 1 pound-for-pound fighter on the earth after Floyd Mayweather retired from the game. His run was comparatively short-lived as he bit off greater than he might chew towards Sor Rungvisai and dropped a call earlier than being knocked out within the rematch. It was assumed that Chocolatito had been in a single too many wars, and it was attainable that the tip of his profession was close to. As a substitute, the Nicaraguan acquired again to his profitable methods with 4 straight victories, together with a powerful ninth-round stoppage of Kal Yafai to assert the WBA (Tremendous) title.
With Estrada now seen because the king of the division, can Chocolatito show that he has his foe’s quantity within the rematch, or will Estrada ship a message to the boxing world that he is the most effective pound-for-pound fighters on the earth as we speak?
The co-main occasion has Jessica McCaskill (9-2, three KOs) defending her WBC, IBF, WBO and WBA ladies’s welterweight titles in a rematch with Cecilia Braekhus (36-1, 9 KOs). McCaskill surprised Braekhus final August with a carefully contested choice victory. McCaskill acquired out of the gates quick and Braekhus was compelled to shut the struggle sturdy to have any likelihood of coming from behind. The judges gave the struggle to McCaskill.
Braekhus is out to show that she is the higher lady and reclaim the titles that many consider she ought to have by no means misplaced. However the hard-nosed McCaskill has no plans of handing the belts over after combating so laborious to be on this place.
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Juan Francisco Estrada vs. Roman Gonzalez 2 struggle date, begin time
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- Date: Saturday, March 13
- Begin time: 8 p.m. ET
- Estrada vs. Gonzalez primary occasion:11 p.m. ET (approx.)
The Roman Gonzalez vs. Juan Francisco Estrada 2 struggle card takes place on Saturday, March 13, starting at 8 p.m. ET. Gonzalez and Estrada are anticipated to make their strategy to the ring about 11 p.m. ET, though that is dependent upon how lengthy the sooner fights take.
Estrada vs. Gonzalez 2 TV channel, reside stream
- TV/reside stream: DAZN
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Estrada vs. Gonzalez 2 struggle card
- Juan Francisco Estrada vs. Roman “Chocolatito” Gonzalez in a WBA/WBC junior bantamweight title unification struggle
- Jessica McCaskill vs. Cecilia Braekhus, for McCaskill’s WBC/IBF/WBO/WBA ladies’s welterweight titles
- Hiroto Kyoguchi vs. Axel Vega for Kyoguchi’s WBA junior flyweight title
- Austin Williams vs. Aaron Coley; middleweights
- Otha Jones III vs. Jorge Castaneda; lightweights
- Raymond Ford vs. Aaron Perez; featherweights