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Hearn turns down Yafai vs. Inoue fight for SuperFly2

By Marcus Richardson: Eddie Hearn has reportedly turned down an offer for his fighter WBA super flyweight champion Khalid Yafai (23-0, 14 KOs) to face WBO champion Naoya Inoue for the SuperFly2 card on February 24 in Los Angeles. California. … Read

Roman Gonzalez possible for Canelo-Golovkin 2 card

By Dan Ambrose: Tom Loeffler of K2 Promotions says he’s looking to place former 4-division world champion Román ‘Chocolatito’ González on the undercard of Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez vs. Gennady ‘GGG’ Golovkin 2 rematch on May 5. … Read

Kal Yafai vs. Sho Ishida this Saturday

By Jeff Aranow: WBA World super flyweight champion Kal Yafai (22-0, 14 KOs) will be defending his title this Saturday night against his No.1 WBA mandatory challenger Sho Ishida (24-0, 13 KOs), and he’s hoping to get a fight against former 4 division world champion Roman “Chocolatito” Gonzalez (46-2, 38 KOs) after that. … Read

Rungvisai: Roman Gonzalez can come back

By Dan Ambrose: WBC super flyweight champion Srisaket Sor Rungvisai (44-4-1, 40 KOs) believes that former 4 division world champion Roman “Chocolatito (46-2, 38 KOs) will be able to make a comeback and still be successful with his boxing career. … Read

Roman Gonzalez interested in Kal Yafai fight

By Jim Dower: The World Boxing Association has moved former 4 division world champion Roman “Chocolatito” Gonzalez to No.2 in their rankings at 115, and he says he’s interested in facing WBA super flyweight champion Kal Yafai and WBO champion Naoya Inoue.… Read

Should Networks be Shamed for Hyping Fighters like Roman Gonzalez?

By Amir Mustafaa: After Roman ‘Chocolatito’ Gonzalez got viciously knocked out last Saturday, fans have been quick to call him a hype job created by HBO. Do these fans have a point? After all, how could a former number one pound for pound fighter get knocked out by an unknown fighter like Srisaket Sor Rungvisai? […]

Kellerman: Chocolatito will never be the same fighter again

By Allan Fox: HBO’s Max Kellerman doubts that Roman “Chocolatito” Gonzalez (46-2, 38 KOs) will ever be the same fighter again after his 4th round knockout loss to WBC super flyweight champion Srisaket Sor Rungvisai (44-4-1, 40 KOs) last Saturday night in their rematch at the StubHub Center in Carson, California. … Read

Superfly: The event, the significance, and the future

By Alden Chodash: From the legacy left by Jimmy Wilde, “Barbados” Joe Walcott, and George Dixon to the modern impact created by Ricardo Lopez, Michael Carbajal, and a young Manny Pacquiao, the little guys in boxing (105 to 118 lbs) have historically been boxing’s best kept secret. … Read

Jim Lampley says Chocolatito CAN’T come back from loss to Rungvisai

By Sean Jones: HBO commentator Jim Lampley says Roman “Chocolatito” Gonzalez will never come back from his 4th round knockout loss to WBC super flyweight champion Srisaket Sor Rungvisai after losing to the knockout artist last Saturday night in a fight televised by HBO World Championship Boxing from the StubHub Center in Carson, California. … […]

Rungvisai: I knew I was going to KO Gonzalez

By Sean Jones: Srisaket Sor Rungvisai says he knew he was going to knockout Roman “Chocolatito” Gonzalez in their rematch last Saturday night at the StubHub Center in Carson, California. Rungvisai, 30, made easy work of Gonzalez, knocking him out in the 4th round in one of the easier fights of his career. … Read

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