Flyweight champion Roman "Chocolatito" Gonzalez will defend his title on Oct. 17 at Madison Square Garden in New York on the undercard of the Gennady Golovkin vs David Lemieux event. This will be a televised bout schedule for twelve rounds. "The date and place are confirmed. We will be fighting Oct. 17 in MSG." - Gonzalez's manager, Carlos Blandon. Two possible opponents, Giovani Segura (32-4-1, 28 KOs) or McWilliams Arroyo (16-2, 14 KOs).
Gonzalez (43-0, 37 KOs), 28, is a native of Nicaragua, in his last fight he was on the undercard of Golovkin vs Monroe on May 16 at the Forum in Inglewood where he destroyed Edgar Sosa in two rounds.
The HBO card will be a PPV event. Not word on the price just yet.