Roman Gonzalez came through arguably one of his toughest tests to date with a twelve rounds unanimous decision over the highly game McWilliams Arroyo. Perhaps many didn't know who Arroyo was going into the fight, but they certainly did after it. A man who was known to those within the boxing business mind you, who knew he always going to be…
Watch: Pound for Pound Destroyer Roman Gonzalez Speaks Ahead of Latest Title Defense
WBC Flyweight champion Roman Gonzalez (44-0-38KO) makes his latest return to the ring this weekend – as the chief support on the Gennady Golovkin vs Dominic Wade card at the Forum in California.
Despite his stellar record in the ring and relentless rampage on the world boxing scene over the last few years, many general sports fans who watch boxing perhaps only for the big fights and big names, still do not know who Roman Gonzalez is.
He is, for many people’s buck within the sport of boxing, the premier professional boxer on the plant right now, pound for pound – regardless of weight division.
He certainly deserves more recognition and press coverage than he has received so far with the wider sports media, but if he keeps winning in emphatic fashion like he has been, one would think eventually he simply has to get the respect he deserves.
Gonzalez’s lightning fast hands and freakish power has finally landed him some television dates in recent times in the US however, with HBO carrying one of his bouts again this weekend.
He takes on Puerto Rican McWilliams Arroyo (16-2-14KO) and in a rare interview, the champion spoke to HBO’s Kieran Mulvaney ahead of his latest professional outing this Saturday night: