A Look at Roman ‘Chocolatito’ Gonzalez’s Diet Plan

Published 03/07/2021, 10:19 PM EST
NEW YORK, NY – MARCH 18: Roman “Chocolatito” Gonzalez is cut against Srisaket Sor Rungvisai during their Championship fight for Gonzalez’s WBC junior bantamweight title at Madison Square Garden on March 18, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)


Roman ‘Chocolatito’ Gonzalez is one of the finest pugilists of the modern boxing era. With his sublime work ethic, Gonzalez has reached the summit of the super-flyweight roster in a brief span of time. To stay at such a top-level, he undergoes immense hard work inside and outside the gym.

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Just like any top-notch boxer, ‘Chocolatito’ too keeps his diet and workout regimes stringent.

He believes in giving his best shot in preparations outside the ring to fare exuberantly well inside. And to keep his frame in check, Gonzalez has to manage his diet routine with proper food intake.

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‘Chocolatito’ is a fan of sugar, and this is predominantly why he adds extra raw sugar to his coffee during breakfast. Gonzalez hardly refrains from consuming sweet dishes, but burns those extra sugar calories in his workout.

INGLEWOOD, CA – APRIL 23: Roman Gonzalez poses with his belt after a unanimous 12 round decision over McWilliams Arroyo during a WBC flyweight title fight at The Forum on April 23, 2016 in Inglewood, California. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Moreover, the 33-year-old consumes enough calories from unique sources of proteins, carbohydrates, and fats. On top of this, he consumes different types of meat to gain calories. Also, he eats a good amount of vegetables to keep himself full and keep his weight in check.

His favorite meal is carne asada (grilled beef) with some plantain chips.

To complement all the above, ‘Chocolatito’ immerses himself in grilling workouts that help him showcase his sheer brilliance inside the squared circle.

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Can Roman ‘Chocolatito’ Gonzalez become the undisputed super-flyweight champion?

Roman ‘Chocolatito’ Gonzalez is the most resilient champion in the 115-pound weight class. Over the years, he has solidified his place in the roster and has only gotten better with time.

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He currently holds the WBA belt under his wing, and with his unmatched prowess, he will attempt to become the undisputed super-flyweight champion. The Nicaragua pugilist has a staggering 50-2 track record.

Even at his current age, he shows no signs of slowing down. This is a testament to all he does to keep himself fit, and his diet certainly plays a huge role.

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What do you draw off Gonzales’s diet plan?

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Prathamesh Singh Chauhan

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Prathamesh Singh Chauhan is a Boxing Author at EssentiallySports. He is a graduate from the International Institute of Sports Management who combines his love for sports, particularly combat sports, and his flair for writing and analysis to help him in his day-to-day work. He has prior professional experience with sporting organizations such as Star Sports, Khelo India, and NBA.

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