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Román González Record

Total Fights55
Title Wins5
Title Defenses13
Title-Fight KOs10
KO Wins41
KO Losses1
Román González Record & Stats
Román González' Record
Román González' boxing record and career infographic

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      What is Román González' boxing record?

      17 years and five months into his professional boxing career, Román González has fought 55 times with 51 wins and 4 losses.

      González' boxing record is currently 51-4, which includes one world-championship elevation, five world-title wins, and 13 successful title defense fights at four weight classes — strawweight, light-flyweight, flyweight, and super-flyweight. He has a 74.5% knockouts-to-fights ratio with 41 of his total 55 fights being knockout wins, 10 of which were in title fights. The only knockout loss in González' career is a 4th round KO loss to Srisaket Sor Rungvisai in a super-flyweight title fight.

      His latest fight was a 12-round majority decision defeat to Juan Francisco Estrada on December 3, 2022. González was fighting for the super-flyweight WBC (vacant) and The Ring titles. He is on a one-fight losing streak.

      Some of González' best fights and notable victories include wins over Carlos Cuadras, Akira Yaegashi, Édgar Sosa, Brian Viloria, Kal Yafai, Juan Francisco Estrada, and Julio Cesar Martinez.

      55Dec 3, 202235Juan Francisco EstradaLoss *MD
      54Mar 5, 202234Julio Cesar MartinezWinUD
      53Mar 13, 202133Juan Francisco EstradaLoss *SD
      52Oct 23, 202033Israel GonzálezWin *UD
      51Feb 29, 202032Kal YafaiWin *TKO9
      50Dec 23, 201932Diomel DiocosWinTKO2
      49Sep 15, 201831Moisés FuentesWinKO5
      48Sep 9, 201730Srisaket Sor RungvisaiLoss *KO4
      47Mar 18, 201729Srisaket Sor RungvisaiLoss *MD
      46Sep 10, 201629Carlos CuadrasWin *UD
      45Apr 23, 201628McWilliams ArroyoWin *UD
      44Oct 17, 201528Brian ViloriaWin *TKO9
      43May 16, 201527Édgar SosaWin *TKO2
      42Feb 28, 201527Valentin LeonWinTKO3
      41Nov 22, 201427Rocky FuentesWin *TKO6
      40Sep 5, 201427Akira YaegashiWin *TKO9
      39Apr 6, 201426Juan PurisimaWinTKO3
      38Feb 15, 201426Juan KantunWinTKO6
      37Nov 10, 201326Oscar BlanquetWinTKO2
      36Sep 21, 201326Francisco Rodríguez Jr.WinTKO7
      35May 25, 201325Ronald BarreraWinTKO5
      34Nov 17, 201225Juan Francisco EstradaWin *UD
      33Oct 6, 201225Stiven MonterrosaWinTKO3
      32Apr 28, 201224Ramón García HiralesWin *KO4
      31Mar 17, 201224Manuel JiménezWinKO1
      30Oct 1, 201124Omar SotoWin *KO2
      29Jul 16, 201124Omar SaladoWin *TKO7
      28Mar 19, 201123Manuel VargasWin *UD
      27Oct 24, 201023Francisco RosasWinKO2
      26Sep 3, 201023Jesus LimonesWinTKO2
      25Jan 30, 201022Ivan MenesesWin *TKO4
      24Jul 14, 200922Katsunari TakayamaWin *UD
      23Feb 28, 200921Francisco RosasWin *MD
      22Dec 13, 200821Miguel TellezWinTKO3
      21Sep 15, 200821Yutaka NiidaWin *TKO4
      20Jul 12, 200821Abraham IriasWinTKO2
      19Jun 13, 200820Juan Francisco CentenoWinKO3
      18Feb 29, 200820Javier MurilloWinUD
      17Jan 14, 200820Hiroshi MatsumotoWinUD
      16Dec 14, 200720Javier TelloWinKO2
      15Nov 3, 200720Eriberto GejonWinKO1
      14Jul 13, 200720Miguel TellezWinKO3
      13May 12, 200719José Luis VarelaWinKO1
      12Mar 30, 200719Vicente HernandezWinTKO2
      11Feb 16, 200719Elvis RomeroWinKO1
      10Dec 15, 200619Juan Francisco CentenoWinTKO7
      9Oct 6, 200619Oscar MurilloWinKO1
      8Sep 1, 200619Francisco MezaWinKO2
      7Mar 31, 200618Francisco MezaWinRTD6
      6Mar 3, 200618Jose MartinezWinKO2
      5Jan 20, 200618Roberto MezaWinTKO1
      4Oct 15, 200518Eddy CastroWinKO3
      3Sep 30, 200518David CentenoWinKO1
      2Aug 19, 200518Nicolas MercadoWinKO1
      1Jul 1, 200518Ramon UrbinaWinKO2

      * World-title fight

      Boxing career

      Román González (Chocolatito) is a 36-year old Nicaraguan professional boxer. He was born in Managua, Nicaragua on June 17, 1987. He is a four-weight-class world champion.

      González made his professional boxing 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.

      He 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 the "Championships" section below.

      González has had a total of four losses in his professional boxing career so far.

      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 1 year, 5 months, and 21 days since this fight.


      González has had a total of 21 world-title fights till today, which includes winning five world titles and 13 successful title defenses. He won 17 of these fights and lost four.

      Title Wins

      Román González has fought for world titles in seven fights and won four of these fights, three of these victories coming via way of stoppage. Till today, he has won five belts across three weight classes. He was elevated as world champion once, by WBA.

      DateOpponentDivisionTitles WonMethod
      Feb 29, 2020Kal YafaiSuper-flyweightWBA (Super)TKO
      Sep 10, 2016Carlos CuadrasSuper-flyweightWBCUD
      Sep 5, 2014Akira YaegashiFlyweightWBC, The RingTKO
      Sep 15, 2008Yutaka NiidaStrawweightWBATKO

      Title Defenses

      Román González has had 15 world-title defense fights across four weight classes — strawweight (x3), light-flyweight (x5), flyweight (x4), and super-flyweight (x3). He won 13 of them and lost two times.

      Following is the table of his successful title defense fights, the next section has the fights where he lost his titles.

      DateOpponentDivisionTitles DefendedMethod
      Oct 23, 2020Israel GonzálezSuper-flyweightWBA (Super)UD
      Apr 23, 2016McWilliams ArroyoFlyweightWBC, The RingUD
      Oct 17, 2015Brian ViloriaFlyweightWBC, The RingTKO
      May 16, 2015Édgar SosaFlyweightWBC, The RingTKO
      Nov 22, 2014Rocky FuentesFlyweightWBC, The RingTKO
      Nov 17, 2012Juan Francisco EstradaLight-flyweightWBAUD
      Apr 28, 2012Ramón García HiralesLight-flyweightWBAKO
      Oct 1, 2011Omar SotoLight-flyweightWBAKO
      Jul 16, 2011Omar SaladoLight-flyweightWBATKO
      Mar 19, 2011Manuel VargasLight-flyweightWBAUD
      Jan 30, 2010Ivan MenesesStrawweightWBATKO
      Jul 14, 2009Katsunari TakayamaStrawweightWBAUD
      Feb 28, 2009Francisco RosasStrawweightWBAMD

      Title Losses

      Román González has lost two world-title defense fights, and lost a total of two titles in these fights.

      DateOpponentDivisionTitles LostMethod
      Mar 13, 2021Juan Francisco EstradaSuper-flyweightWBA (Super)SD
      Mar 18, 2017Srisaket Sor RungvisaiSuper-flyweightWBCMD


      González has fought a total of 55 times till today, which includes 21 world-title fights at four weight divisions. He is among the very best of his generation and has put on some incredible performances in his fights. These eight fights are the highlight of his career.

      • September 15, 2008: González wins his first world title by defeating Yutaka Niida via 4th round TKO. He is now the WBA strawweight world champion.

      • September 5, 2014: González wins the WBC and The Ring flyweight titles from Akira Yaegashi, by beating Yaegashi via 9th round TKO.

      • May 16, 2015: González successfully defends the WBC and The Ring flyweight titles against Édgar Sosa, winning the fight via 2nd round TKO.

      • October 17, 2015: González successfully defends the WBC and The Ring flyweight titles against Brian Viloria, winning the fight via 9th round TKO.

      • April 23, 2016: González successfully defends the WBC and The Ring flyweight titles against McWilliams Arroyo, winning the fight via 12 round unanimous decision.

      • September 10, 2016: González wins the WBC super-flyweight title from Carlos Cuadras, by beating Cuadras via 12 round unanimous decision.

      • February 29, 2020: González wins the WBA (Super) super-flyweight title from Kal Yafai, by beating Yafai via 9th round TKO.

      • March 5, 2022: Román González beats Julio Cesar Martinez via 12th round unanimous decision.


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