The four-time world champion, Nicaraguan Roman “Chocolatito” González, will fight Philippine Diomel Diocos, on December 23 on a card organized by Teiken Promotions at the Yokohama Arena in Japan.
Confirmation of this fight was given by various Japanese boxing media. The Nicaraguan star-fighter, has not fought since September 2018, when he knocked out former Mexican world champion Moisés Fuentes in five rounds.
Before that fight, in 2017, Gonzalez lost the only two bouts of his career against Thai Srisaket Sor Rungvisai. Gonzalez suffered a knee injury injured and underwent an operation after knocking out Fuentes, temporarily setting aside training in Coachella, California, with Nicaraguan coach Marcos Caballero. Brilliant 32-year-old “Chocolatito” seeks to return to the forefront of world boxing and be crowned again as champion.
His rival, Filipino Diomel Diocos, has a record of 14-5-3, with 4 knockouts and has been active this year with four matches.