Stats prove 'Chocolatito' Gonzalez did enough to defeat Srisaket

Thai Boxer Srisaket Sor Rungvisai Wins World Championship on American Soil

Roman "Chocolatito" Gonzalez, the consensus No. 1 pound-for-pound fighter in the world, suffered a stunning defeat for the first time in his career by a courageous Srikaset Sor Rungvisai of Thailand by majority decision, and gave up his WBC super flyweight title in a brutal and bloody head-to-head, toe-to-toe battle that has fight of the year written all over it. Rungvisai (42-4-1, 38 KO's) was right there with him, often giving as good as he got but as the fight proceeded into the middle rounds and the knockdown got further and further into the rearview mirror, he appeared to slow enough for Gonzalez to take advantage.

Two judges scored it 114-112 for Srisaket, while the other judged it 113-113.

In his first defense of his WBC super flyweight championship, the man named "Chocolatito" lost his title, and his ideal boxing record, to Srisaket Sor Rungvisai of Thailand via majority decision (113-113, 114-113, 114-113).

Gonzalez was shockingly knocked down in the first round, rocked throughout and badly cut over his right eye.

The feel of his own blood trickling woke something in Gonzalez much the way Marvin Hagler once went wild after being cut by Thomas Hearns.

By the penultimate round, Gonzalez's face had turned into a crimson mask.

Gonzalez thought he won the fight and wants another shot at his title.

Hopefully, the World Boxing Council will order an immediate rematch, even though the damage has already been done from what couldn't seriously be called a robbery but was still a highly debatable decision.

Earlier, Mexico's Carlos Cuadras (36-1-1, 27 KOs) scored a 10-round unanimous decision over fellow Mexican David Carmona (20-4-5, 8 KOs).

The sold-out crowd at Madison Square Garden loudly booed the decision. GGG now is 37-0, while Jacobs is 32-2.

The middleweight champion successfully defended his belts against Danny Jacobs Saturday night via unanimous decision.

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