Roman Gonzalez stops Akira Yaegashi in nine, wins RING flyweight title

05
Sep

Roman Gonzalez stops Akira Yaegashi in nine, wins RING flyweight title

Roman Gonzalez won THE RING magazine and WBC flyweight championship with a ninth-round stoppage of Akira Yagashi on Friday in Tokyo. The three-division titleholder from Nicaragua, now 40-0, scored knockdowns in Rounds 3 and 9 en route to his 34th knockout.

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06
Apr

Wins in Tokyo set up explosive Akira Yaegashi vs. Roman Gonzalez battle

RING and WBC flyweight champion Akira Yaegashi vs. Roman Gonzalez could be on the horizon after their respective opponents, Odilon Zaleta and Juan Purisma, fell last night in Tokyo.

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31
Mar

Roman Gonzalez in hot pursuit of third world title

In the often-overlooked lighter weight classes, Roman Gonzalez has forged a path of dominance over the 105- and 108-pound divisions, and is now aiming to do the same at flyweight. He’ll face Juan Purisma on Sunday in Japan, with the goal of fighting RING and WBC champion Akira Yaegashi next.

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