ROMAN GONZALEZ and Julio Cesar Martinez clash tonight in a potential contender fight.
‘Chocolatito’ was set to face Juan Francisco Estrada to complete their epic trilogy, but Estrada was sidelined due to Covid-19.
Martinez swooped in to set up this delicious clash that pits the current WBC Flyweight Champion against the four-weight behemoth from Nicaragua.
Gonzalez is an impressive 50-3 throughout his pro career and is fighting for the first time since his split decision loss to Edrada in March last year.
He’ll have a tough night against Martinez, who retained his WBC strap after his bout against McWilliams Arroyo was abandoned due to an accidental headbutt.
When does Chocolatito play Martinez?
- The pair battles at super flyweight as Martinez moves up.
- This weekend’s big fight takes place on Saturday, March 5th.
- Host is Pechanga Arena in San Diego.
- It starts at 8:30 p.m. ETwith the main event expected around 11:30pm ET.
What TV channel and live stream can I watch it on?
The fight will be broadcast worldwide on DAZN.
You can subscribe to a monthly, ongoing contract that gives you access to the DAZN app.
It costs $19.99 in the US and £7.99 in the UK.
This allows you to stream through the Amazon Fire Stick on your phone, tablet, PC, game console or TV.
- Roman Gonzalez vs. Julio Cesar Martinez (Super Flyweight)
- Angel Fierro vs. Juan Carlos Burgos (Lightweight)
- Marc Castro vs. Julio Madera (Lightweight)
what they said
Chocolate: “I understand and realize that sooner or later I have to say goodbye.
“That’s what really motivates me to reach this moment.
“I have some goals to achieve in my career and then we won’t say anything more.”
Martinez: “It was big news to have this big fight against an idol in Chocolatito Gonzalez.
“And I’m happy because I know we’re made for challenges like this.
“So we’re more than ready.”
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