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Román Alberto González Luna (June 17, 1987 in Managua, Nicaragua) is a Nicaraguan professional boxer who's currently the WBA minimumweight champion. He has a record of 24-0 (20 by KO).

Career

Dubbed "El Chocolatito" he turned pro in the straw/light flyweight divisions in 2005. For two years he beat weak opposition all by knockout by pressuring them and hurting them with his vauted left hook.

He challenged the WBA world minimumweight champion Yutaka Niida in Yokohama City, Japan and scored a technical knockout to win the title in 58 seconds of the fourth round on September 15, 2008.

After winning the WBA title, González made his debut as flyweight on December 13, 2008 where he stopped Miguel Tellez in the 3rd of a 10-round bout. He went back to minimumweight on February 28, 2009 to defend his world crown against Francisco Rosas which he won by majority decision.


González won his second title defense on July 14, 2009 by unanimous decision over Katsunari Takayama.

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Preceded by
Yutaka Niida
WBA Minimumweight Champion
September 15, 2008 – present
Incumbent







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