Eddie Hearn, Amanda Serrano, and Other Boxing Pros React to Roman Gonzalez vs Juan Francisco Estrada 2

Published 03/14/2021, 1:34 AM EST


Following a gruesome 12-round encounter, Juan Francisco Estrada avenged his loss against Roman Gonzalez via decision, in their recent headlining collision. The close contest turned into a slugfest as both the boxers landed prominent shots on each other.

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While many envisioned a stoppage in this super flyweight bout, the contest went to the final bell with several highs and lows in between. Meanwhile, Gonzalez didn’t seem happy with the outcome as he believed to have done enough to bag the win. He thoroughly out-struck Estrada, and despite being on the wrong side often, Gonzalez seemed to have bagged enough winning moments.

Nevertheless, it wasn’t his night. But that didn’t stop ‘Chocolatito’ from thrilling the fans. While the super flyweights put on a blockbuster showdown, netizens reflected the same on the Twitter wall. Here’s a look at some of the best tweets on the ‘Chocolatito’ vs Estrada rematch.

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Roman Gonzalez vs Juan Francisco Estrada 2 stats

According to CompuBox, Gonzalez attempted 1317 shots and connected with 391. Meanwhile, Estrada threw 1212 shots and landed 314 on ‘Chocolatito’. So, it’s evident how close the fight was. However, many fans have already billed Gonzalez to be the actual winner.

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Right from the first gong, the Nicaraguan pugilist responded to Estrada’s shots with legitimate action. Both men dug deep in what was clearly one of the best boxing fights of recent times. The rematch has been in the works for eight years and has left the fans impressed and hungry for more.

But looking at Gonzalez’s current state, he would have to return stronger from his third career defeat. Meanwhile, his rivalry with Estrada is also in a new place as they are dead-even with one win apiece. Hence, fans will salivate at the prospect of a trilogy.

What did you make of the long-awaited rematch between Roman Gonzalez and Juan Francisco Estrada?

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Raj Sarkar

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A senior boxing writer at EssentiallySports, Raj Sarkar is a mass media graduate who is currently pursuing his master’s degree in broadcast journalism. In addition to his current role, he has worked with the MMA team at EssentiallySports and has interviewed prominent fighters such as Ritu Phogat and 'The Red King' Rory MacDonald. He combined his bachelor's degree with his adoration for combat sports and has a combined 2000 plus bylines in MMA and boxing over the last two years.

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