Srisaket Sor Rungvisai battles Roman Gonzalez on 9/9

Roman "Chocolatito" Gonzalez - The Super Flyweight Division, long one of boxing’s most exciting, filled with many of the sports’ legendary superstars, will add another chapter into its annals of memorable evenings on Saturday, September 9.

The Super Flyweight Division, long one of boxing’s most exciting, filled with many of the sports’ legendary superstars, will add another chapter into its annals of memorable evenings on Saturday, September 9.

WBC Super Flyweight World Champion SRISAKET SOR RUNGVISAI, (43-4-1, 39 KO’s), of Si Sa Ket, Thailand, defends his title against former champion “ROMAN “CHOCOLATITO” GONZALEZ (46-1-0, 38 KO’s), of Managua, Nicaragua, in a rematch of their epic battle this past March. The rematch headlines a tripleheader that will be televised live on HBO Boxing After Dark beginning at 10:15 p.m. ET/PT.

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Srisaket Sor Rungvisai-Roman Gonzalez rematch slated for September 9

Roman "Chocolatito" Gonzalez - In what is great news for fight fans, it looks extremely likely super-flyweight champion Srisaket Sor Rungvisai will meet Roman Gonzalez, the man he dethroned in a big upset in March, in a return bout this September 9. According to Tom Loeffler, who spoke with RingTV.com, the venue is still to be confirmed but Sep 9 is the likely date.

In what is great news for fight fans, it looks extremely likely super-flyweight champion Srisaket Sor Rungvisai will meet Roman Gonzalez, the man he dethroned in a big upset in March, in a return bout this September 9. According to Tom Loeffler, who spoke with RingTV.com, the venue is still to be confirmed but Sep 9 is the likely date.

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Roman Gonzalez replaced atop of Ring Magazine’s pound-for-pound list, by .. Andre Ward

Roman "Chocolatito" Gonzalez - Superb little fighting machine Roman Gonzalez, a warrior who sat atop of Ring Magazine's respected pound-for-pound list since September of 2015, has been demoted. The result of his thrilling but losing battle with Thai southpaw Srisaket Sor Rungvisai (a tough name to pronounce, but one we should all get used to as the new WBC super-flyweight king promises to stick around the big fight orbit for some time), the Nicaraguan has slipped to No.4 in the mythical rankings.

Superb little fighting machine Roman Gonzalez, a warrior who sat atop of Ring Magazine’s respected pound-for-pound list since September of 2015, has been demoted. The result of his thrilling but losing battle with Thai southpaw Srisaket Sor Rungvisai (a tough name to pronounce, but one we should all get used to as the new WBC super-flyweight king promises to stick around the big fight orbit for some time), the Nicaraguan has slipped to No.4 in the mythical rankings.

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Roman Gonzalez quotes for March 18

Roman "Chocolatito" Gonzalez - Roman “Chocolatito” Gonzalez Q&A

Roman “Chocolatito” Gonzalez Q&A

1. This is your first training camp without your long-time trainer, Arnulfo Obando, who tragically passed away in October. This must have been extremely difficult for you on a personal level when that happened. Professionally, did it take much time to decide how to proceed?

R/ It was very difficult for me on a personal and professional level. Arnulfo was my trainer, friend, and father like figure in my life. This was my first training camp without him and I knew he would be happy if we kept on training hard like he taught us and keep winning in God’s name. With God on our team, these events become motivational.

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Roman Gonzalez vs. Srisaket Sor Rungvisai on Golovkin-Jacobs undercard

Roman "Chocolatito" Gonzalez - Consensus #1 Pound-for-Pound Fighter in the World and World Boxing Council (WBC) Super Flyweight Champion ROMAN “CHOCOLATITO” GONZALEZ, (46-0-0, 38 KO’s), fighting out of Managua, Nicaragua, will defend his title against Mandatory Challenger SRISAKET SOR RUNGVISAI (41-4-1, (38 KO’s) of Si Sa Ket, Thailand, on Saturday, March 18, 2017, at “The Mecca of Boxing”, Madison Square Garden.

Consensus #1 Pound-for-Pound Fighter in the World and World Boxing Council (WBC) Super Flyweight Champion ROMAN “CHOCOLATITO” GONZALEZ, (46-0-0, 38 KO’s), fighting out of Managua, Nicaragua, will defend his title against Mandatory Challenger SRISAKET SOR RUNGVISAI (41-4-1, (38 KO’s) of Si Sa Ket, Thailand, on Saturday, March 18, 2017, at “The Mecca of Boxing”, Madison Square Garden.

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