Boxing Bites: Chocolatito on GGG v Canelo 2 or Superfly 3 / Rey Vargas ready

Ringside 20/07/2018


The former Mexican champion Moises Fuentes could be the rival of Román “Chocolatito” González, on September.

The date that is expected for the return of the nica is September 15, in the same card starred by Gennady Golovkin against Saúl “Canelo” Álvarez in Las Vegas.

Although promoter Tom Loeffler is working also on organizing the Superfly 3 card, for September 8, in Los Angeles, California.

So in any of these two dates, Roman would return to the ring after a year of inactivity.

“We are contemplating the return for September if God allows it, we still do not know where and when, but it would be a pleasure to return on these dates. The plan is to leave at the end of July to California, we do not know if it will be in Big Bear or Coachella, but that is the plan to continue with the preparation of Roman there ” commented Carlos Blandón, manager of” Chocolatito “in an interview with ESPN

World Boxing Council Super Bantamweight Champion Rey Vargas, is full steam ahead in the gym gearing up for his fourth defense.

Forthright as ever the lanky Rey says” “We’re back in the gym and waiting for the indications of my promoters.

“I’m at the first stage of physical preparation and depending on what they tell us we will design a strategy with the rest of the work team involving detailed analysis of the rival, with Nacho Beristain.”

Vargas (32-0 and 22 KO’s) hopes to soon settle a defense date with a named rival. Possible candidates include Diego de la Hoya or Tomoki “Mexicanito” Kameda.

After winning the world title in England against the local hero Gavin McDonnell in February 2017, Rey has successfully defend against Ronny Ríos, Oscar Negrete and Azat Hovhanisyan.