Date: Saturday, March 5
Time: 5:30 p.m.
Main event ringwalks (approx): 8:15 p.m.
Roman ‘Chocolatito’ Gonzalez returns to action just under a year after his controversial loss to rival Juan Francisco Estrada, taking on Julio Cesar Martinez – a world champion at flyweight – in the main event in San Diego.
See below the entire fight card!
Roman ‘Chocolatito’ Gonzalez takes on WBC flyweight champion Julio Cesar Martinez in a mouth-watering clash. They will meet in a super flyweight contest which has the potential to be a fight of year contender.
Gonzalez was originally set to face Juan Francisco Estrada in a much-anticipated trilogy fight, but after testing positive for COVID-19, Estrada was forced to pull out of the fight.
With no clear replacement opponent in sight for Gonzalez, in came Martinez who expressed his desire to face the four-weight world champion and now the pair will meet in what fans hope is a barnstormer on March 5th.
Roman ‘Chocolatito’ Gonzalez record and bio
Date of birth: June 17, 1987
Height: 5′ 3″
Total fights: 53
Record: 50-3 (41 KOs)
Julio Cesar Martinez record and bio
Date of birth: January 27, 1995
Height: 5′ 2″
Total fights: 19
Record: 18-1 (14 KOs)
Chocolatito vs. Martinez fight card
Roman ‘Chocolatito’ Gonzalez vs. Julio Cesar Martinez; WBC Diamond and WBA super flyweight titles
Mauricio Lara vs. Emilio Sanchez; Featherweight
Angel Fierro vs. Juan Carlos Burgos; Lightweight
Souleymane Cissokho vs. Roberto Valenzuela Jr; Lightweight