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Harold Lederman: Roman Gonzalez is bringing back the flyweight division

HBO judge and analyst Harold Lederman discusses Saturday's PPV co-feature fight.

Scott Christ is the managing editor of Bad Left Hook and has been covering boxing for SB Nation since 2006.

Roman "Chocolatito" Gonzalez is arguably the world's best fighter pound-for-pound, and on Saturday night, the flyweight champion returns to action to face Brian Viloria, a former two-division titleholder, in the main undercard bout of the Golovkin-Lemieux pay-per-view.

HBO's Harold Lederman on the fight:

"Brian Viloria, 'The Hawaiian Punch,' takes on the very exciting Roman 'Chocolatito' Gonzalez from Managua, Nicaragua. Chocolatito is a guy that's a very good boxer, he can punch, he's won three world titles already. It's amazing. We hadn't had a flyweight fight for a long time, now all of a sudden this kid Chocolatito comes on the scene, and HBO buys him, and we put him in against the former world champion, Edgar Sosa. Chocolatito just wiped out Edgar Sosa in two rounds.

"He's putting his title on the line against Brian Viloria, a guy who's 34 years old, been fighting a long time. He's a guy that hits very hard, dangerous, not afraid. He was a world champion in two divisions, at light flyweight and at flyweight. If anybody's got a chance to beat Chocolatito, it's Brian Viloria because of the fact that he punches so hard.

"What these two guys are doing is, they're putting the flyweight division back on the map. Now everybody wants to see Chocolatito Gonzalez. He's bringing back the division."

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