Chocolatito Gonzalez controls Julio Cesar Martinez for a dominant win

Roman Gonzalez, aka Chocolatito, dominated the younger Julio Cesar Martinez for 12 rounds to make the decision and give Martinez his second loss.

Roman Gonzalez, better known as Chocolatito, added to his legend by defeating the highly touted Julio Cesar Martinez and earning the unanimous decision victory.

A lot of effort went into making Gonzalez vs. Martinez come to fruition.

Gonzalez was originally scheduled to fight Juan Francisco Estrada in a trilogy match on March 5, but COVID forced Estrada to pull out of the event. WBC Flyweight Champion Julio Cesar Martinez accepted the contract at short notice, and it showed.

Although Martinez moved up to super flyweight to challenge WBC Diamond belt champion Gonzalez, he’s still at it came in over a pound overweight. The fight continued after Martinez weighed less than 10 percent of the 115-pound mark on fight day, as reported by

The weight issues played out during the fight.

Martinez (18-2, 14 KOs) had a solid first round, but it was hard sledding for the rest of the night. Gonzalez upped the pace in Round 2 and outperformed Martinez over the next few rounds.

Chocolatito beat 27-year-old Julio Cesar Martinez for the unanimous decision win

Martinez performed well in Round 5 and looked like he could turn the tide in his favor, but the opposite happened.

In round 6, Gonzalez (51-3, 41 KOs) took over the fight completely. He threw every punch in his arsenal. Gonzalez punched Martinez down the stretch on the ropes, sending a gassed Martinez back into his corner.

Between rounds, Martinez said he was tired and complained about his hands. He routinely shook hands throughout the second half of the fight and had difficulty keeping his hands up. This allowed Gonzalez to land cleanly on Martinez’s head.

Martinez never gave up, but things started to get scary. Gonzalez was piling up the points, and Martinez’s body language showed fatigue. He swung for the fences in round 12, but Gonzalez’s accuracy and high energy level won him that round as well.

All three judges scored the contest for Gonzalez, who won by unanimous decision. It was clear to fans at Pechanga Arena in San Diego, California that Gonzalez was the clear winner.

Although Gonzalez lost to Estrada In his previous fight, many thought he deserved the win. The Nicaraguan boxes The legend looked great at 34. Expect him to fight Estrada next, but Gonzalez’s continued resurgence could spell trouble for Estrada and the entire division. Chocolatito Gonzalez controls Julio Cesar Martinez for a dominant win

John Verrall

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