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Rungvisai stuns Chocolatito for super flyweight title

Gonzalez suffers his first loss via majority decision.

Photo: HBO Boxing

In a sensational battle, Srisaket Sor Rungvisai (42-4-1, 38 KOs) scored a stunning majority decision win over the previously unbeaten WBC super flyweight champ Roman “Chocolatito” Gonzalez (46-1, 38 KOs) at Madison Square Garden in New York City.

Rungvisai demonstrated his willingness to trade with Chocolatito early on and in the first round, connected with a body shot that floored an off-balance Gonzalez.

In the third round, Gonzalez suffered a bad cut over his right eye by an unintentional headbutt, while a second headbutt in the sixth made things worse, and resulted in a point deduction for Rungvisai.

The two continued going back and forth with Gonzalez working to the body and landing his right hands, while Rungvisai kept attacking the cut, making Gonzalez a bloody mess.  In the end, the judges had it 113-113, 114-112 and 114-112 in favor of Rungvisai.  3MoreRounds scored it 114-112 for Gonzalez.

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