Roman Gonzalez vs. Srisaket Sor Rungvisai rematch set for September 9th

By Patrick L. Stumberg

The fight will likely take place in Los Angeles

The highly anticipated rematch between former pound-for-pound king Roman Gonzalez and Thai bruiser Srisaket Sor Rungvisai doesn’t have an official home quite yet, but it does have a date: September 9th on HBO. Naoya Inoue will make his American debut in the co-feature. The Ring also states that Carlos Cuadras vs. Juan Francisco Estrada may join the HBO broadcast for a phenomenal tripleheader.

Gonzalez (46-1, 38 KO) suffered the first knockdown of his career in the opening round of their March battle and struggled to hurt the larger Sor Rungvisai (43-4-1, 39 KO), but sheer volume and aggression kept him in the fight and appeared to win it for him. Nevertheless, one judge scored it even and the other two had it 114-112, seven rounds to five, for Sor Rungvisai. None of the scores were indefensible, but you’ll likely find little public opposition to a rematch

Considering how close and entertaining their fight was, the rematch was basically guaranteed to happen. Here’s hoping they actually do get that tripleheader working, because that would be awesome.

Source:: Bad Left Hook

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