17 years and 5 months into his professional boxing career, Román González has fought 55 times with 51 wins and 4 losses. As of February 2023, González' boxing record stands at 51-4 (41 KO wins, 1 KO loss).
Román González (Chocolatito) is a Nicaraguan professional boxer. He was born in Managua, Nicaragua on June 17, 1987. González made his professional boxing debut at the age of 18 on July 1, 2005. He is a 4-weight-class world champion. González is 35 years old, he will turn 36 in 4 months and 10 days.
|Total Title Wins||5|
|Title-Fight KO Wins||10|
|Losses via KO||1|
|55||Dec 3, 2022||35||Juan Francisco Estrada||Loss||MD|
|54||Mar 5, 2022||34||Julio Cesar Martinez||Win||UD|
|53||Mar 13, 2021||33||Juan Francisco Estrada||Loss||SD|
|52||Oct 23, 2020||33||Israel González||Win||UD|
|51||Feb 29, 2020||32||Kal Yafai||Win||TKO9|
|50||Dec 23, 2019||32||Diomel Diocos||Win||TKO2|
|49||Sep 15, 2018||31||Moisés Fuentes||Win||KO5|
|48||Sep 9, 2017||30||Srisaket Sor Rungvisai||Loss||KO4|
|47||Mar 18, 2017||29||Srisaket Sor Rungvisai||Loss||MD|
|46||Sep 10, 2016||29||Carlos Cuadras||Win||UD|
|45||Apr 23, 2016||28||McWilliams Arroyo||Win||UD|
|44||Oct 17, 2015||28||Brian Viloria||Win||TKO9|
|43||May 16, 2015||27||Édgar Sosa||Win||TKO2|
|42||Feb 28, 2015||27||Valentin Leon||Win||TKO3|
|41||Nov 22, 2014||27||Rocky Fuentes||Win||TKO6|
|40||Sep 5, 2014||27||Akira Yaegashi||Win||TKO9|
|39||Apr 6, 2014||26||Juan Purisima||Win||TKO3|
|38||Feb 15, 2014||26||Juan Kantun||Win||TKO6|
|37||Nov 10, 2013||26||Oscar Blanquet||Win||TKO2|
|36||Sep 21, 2013||26||Francisco Rodríguez Jr.||Win||TKO7|
|35||May 25, 2013||25||Ronald Barrera||Win||TKO5|
|34||Nov 17, 2012||25||Juan Francisco Estrada||Win||UD|
|33||Oct 6, 2012||25||Stiven Monterrosa||Win||TKO3|
|32||Apr 28, 2012||24||Ramón García Hirales||Win||KO4|
|31||Mar 17, 2012||24||Manuel Jiménez||Win||KO1|
|30||Oct 1, 2011||24||Omar Soto||Win||KO2|
|29||Jul 16, 2011||24||Omar Salado||Win||TKO7|
|28||Mar 19, 2011||23||Manuel Vargas||Win||UD|
|27||Oct 24, 2010||23||Francisco Rosas||Win||KO2|
|26||Sep 3, 2010||23||Jesus Limones||Win||TKO2|
|25||Jan 30, 2010||22||Ivan Meneses||Win||TKO4|
|24||Jul 14, 2009||22||Katsunari Takayama||Win||UD|
|23||Feb 28, 2009||21||Francisco Rosas||Win||MD|
|22||Dec 13, 2008||21||Miguel Tellez||Win||TKO3|
|21||Sep 15, 2008||21||Yutaka Niida||Win||TKO4|
|20||Jul 12, 2008||21||Abraham Irias||Win||TKO2|
|19||Jun 13, 2008||20||Juan Francisco Centeno||Win||KO3|
|18||Feb 29, 2008||20||Javier Murillo||Win||UD|
|17||Jan 14, 2008||20||Hiroshi Matsumoto||Win||UD|
|16||Dec 14, 2007||20||Javier Tello||Win||KO2|
|15||Nov 3, 2007||20||Eriberto Gejon||Win||KO1|
|14||Jul 13, 2007||20||Miguel Tellez||Win||KO3|
|13||May 12, 2007||19||José Luis Varela||Win||KO1|
|12||Mar 30, 2007||19||Vicente Hernandez||Win||TKO2|
|11||Feb 16, 2007||19||Elvis Romero||Win||KO1|
|10||Dec 15, 2006||19||Juan Francisco Centeno||Win||TKO7|
|9||Oct 6, 2006||19||Oscar Murillo||Win||KO1|
|8||Sep 1, 2006||19||Francisco Meza||Win||KO2|
|7||Mar 31, 2006||18||Francisco Meza||Win||RTD6|
|6||Mar 3, 2006||18||Jose Martinez||Win||KO2|
|5||Jan 20, 2006||18||Roberto Meza||Win||TKO1|
|4||Oct 15, 2005||18||Eddy Castro||Win||KO3|
|3||Sep 30, 2005||18||David Centeno||Win||KO1|
|2||Aug 19, 2005||18||Nicolas Mercado||Win||KO1|
|1||Jul 1, 2005||18||Ramon Urbina||Win||KO2|
Román González made his debut against Ramon Urbina at the age of 18 on July 1, 2005, defeating Urbina via 2nd round KO. He went on to win 45 more consecutive fights after the debut, which included 37 wins via stoppage.
González had his first world title fight at the age of 21 on September 15, 2008 after 20 professional fights, against Yutaka Niida for the strawweight WBA title. He defeated Niida via 4th round TKO to become the strawweight champion of the world.
González has won five world titles at three weight classes. He was elevated as world champion once. For all the details about González' world title wins and defenses refer to "Román González World Titles".
Some of González' best fights and notable victories include wins over Carlos Cuadras, Akira Yaegashi, Brian Viloria, Kal Yafai, Juan Francisco Estrada, Francisco Rodríguez Jr., and Julio Cesar Martinez.
Román González has had a total of four losses in his professional boxing career so far — all of them in title bouts. He suffered his first loss against Srisaket Sor Rungvisai via 12 round majority decision on March 18, 2017, which ended his 46-fight win streak. He has been stopped once and lost three times via decision. For more details about these defeats, refer to "All of Román González' losses".
His most recent fight was on December 3, 2022 against Mexican boxer Juan Francisco Estrada for Estrada's super-flyweight The Ring title. González lost the fight via 12 round majority decision. It's been 2 months and 4 days since this fight.
González' professional boxing record is currently at 51-4, which includes 41 knockout wins and one loss via knockout, and five title wins. He is on a one-fight losing streak.
Román González has fought a total of 55 times till today. He is among the very best of his generation and has put on some incredible performances. These seven fights are the highlight of his career.
A 21-year old Román González (20-0, 18 KO) had his first world title fight against Yutaka Niida for Niida's WBA strawweight belt.González defeated Niida via 4th round TKO to win the WBA strawweight title.
A 27-year old Román González (39-0, 33 KO) faced Akira Yaegashi, who was 31 years old with a record of 20-3. Yaegashi was on a five-fight win streak with 10 KO wins. Both the boxers were of the same height but Yaegashi had a 2 cm reach advantage over González.
González defeated Yaegashi via 9th round TKO to win the WBC and Ring Magazine flyweight titles.
A 28-year old Román González (43-0, 37 KO) faced Brian Viloria, who was 34 years old with a record of 36-4 in a flyweight title defense fight. Viloria was on a four-fight win streak with 22 KO wins, and was the taller of the two by 3 cms and also had a 5 cm reach advantage over González.
González defeated Viloria via 9th round TKO to retain the WBC and Ring Magazine flyweight titles.
A 28-year old Román González (44-0, 38 KO) faced McWilliams Arroyo, who was 30 years old with a record of 16-2 in a flyweight title defense fight. Arroyo was on a one-fight win streak with 14 KO wins, and was the taller of the two by 3 cms but both had the same reach.
González defeated Arroyo via 12 round unanimous decision to retain the WBC and Ring Magazine flyweight titles.
A 29-year old Román González (45-0, 38 KO) faced an undefeated Carlos Cuadras, who was 28 years old with a record of 35-0-1. Cuadras was on a five-fight win streak with 27 KO wins, and was the taller of the two by 3 cms and also had a 5 cm reach advantage over González.
González defeated Cuadras via 12 round unanimous decision to win the WBC super-flyweight title. He handed Cuadras the first loss of his career, and put an end to Cuadras' 5-fight win streak.
A 32-year old Román González (48-2, 40 KO) faced an undefeated Kal Yafai, who was 30 years old with a record of 26-0. Yafai was on a 26-fight win streak with 15 KO wins, and was the taller of the two by 3 cms but both had the same reach.
González defeated Yafai via 9th round TKO to win the WBA (Super) super-flyweight title. He handed Yafai the first loss of his career, and put an end to Yafai's 26-fight win streak.
A 34-year old Román González (50-3, 41 KO) faced Julio Cesar Martinez, who was 27 years old with a record of 18-1. Martinez was on a 18-fight win streak with 14 KO wins. González was the taller of the two by 3 cms and also had a 3 cm reach advantage.
González defeated Martinez via 12 round unanimous decision.
Some of González' best wins so far are against Carlos Cuadras, Akira Yaegashi, Brian Viloria, Kal Yafai, Juan Francisco Estrada, Francisco Rodríguez Jr., and Julio Cesar Martinez. Despite the loss, his performance against Juan Francisco Estrada is also among González' best.
González has knocked out 41 of his 55 opponents so far. His KO ratio currently stands at 74.5%. Of his total 51 wins, 41 of them have been via KO (80.4%).
González has four losses. Juan Francisco Estrada and Srisaket Sor Rungvisai are the two boxers who have beaten González.