Juan Estrada vs Roman ‘Chocolatito’ Gonzalez 3: UK start time, how to watch, full card

On Saturday night, Juan Estrada and Roman ‘Chocolatito’ Gonzelez will go toe-toe for the final time, and we’ve got all the details, including the UK start time.

While the trilogy bout between Tyson Fury and Derek Chisora hasn’t whet the appetite of the fans, the battle between the world’s best super flyweights certainly has. The two boxing icons have shared 24 of the most entertaining rounds in combat sports history, and in just a matter of days, they’re set to do it all over again.

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However, while the score currently stands at 1-1, many feel Chocolatito has won both fights. The pair’s last encounter showcased the very best of boxing. We witnessed two fighters put it all on the line, in a fight that has gone down as one of the best of all time. But as is often the case in boxing, the judges left us with a bitter taste in our mouths, as we forgot about the quality of the contest and instead focused on the horrendous scorecards.

Why do the fans love Chocolatito?

In a sport slathered in controversy and filled with egomaniacs, Chocolatito stands out as a beacon of light. The humble Nicaraguan doesn’t trash talk or disrespect his opponents. He simply trains his heart out, fights to the best of his ability, and thanks God regardless of whether he wins or loses.

If he stood a little taller, he’d be regarded as a sporting icon. But due to his small stature, he’s a hidden gem, reserved for the enjoyment of hardcore boxing fans. His mesmerising speed and movement have seen him win world classes in four weight classes, and while his career is undoubtedly in its last chapter, the fans would love to see him go out with one last big win. Therefore this is a contest, they can’t afford to miss.

Read: Tyson Fury and Derek Chisora go head-to-head at open workout (sporf.com)

Juan Estrada vs Roman ‘Chocolatito’ Gonzalez 3: UK start time

As the mega-collision is going down at the Desert Diamond Arena, in Glendale, Arizona, fans will have to set their alarm clocks for the early hours of the morning. The undercard is scheduled to start at 1 AM, with the pair of boxing legends expected to make their ring walks at 3 AM.

How to watch Juan Estrada vs Roman ‘Chocolatito’ Gonzalez 3

The eagerly-anticipated bout will stream live on DAZN. Luckily, the contest isn’t a PPV attraction, but fans will have to pay a monthly subscription fee of £7.99

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Juan Estrada vs Roman ‘Chocolatito’ Gonzalez 3: Full card

While the public is tuning in for the headline attraction, there’s also an interesting co-main event to look out for. Before the two greats get in the ring, Julio Cesar Martinez will attempt to defend his WBC flyweight belt against Samuel Carmona in a potential barnburner.

The full card is as follows:

  • Juan Francisco Estrada vs Roman Chocolatito Gonzalez; For the vacant WBC super flyweight title
  • Julio Cesar Martinez vs. Samuel Carmona; For Martinez’s WBC flyweight title
  • Joselito Velazquez vs. Cristofer Rosales, Flyweight
  • Diego Pacheco vs. Ricardo Adrian Luna; For Pacheco’s WBC USNBC super middleweight title
  • Marc Castro vs. Maickol Lopez Villagrana; Super featherweight
  • Beatriz Ferreira vs. Carisse Brown; Super featherweight
  • Anthony Herrera vs. Juan Sequeira; Super flyweight

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