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Carlos Cuadras: Chocolatito is afraid of rematch

Carlos Cuadras is poking the bear a little bit in anticipation of a possible rematch.

Roman Gonzalez v Carlos Cuadras Photo by Josh Lefkowitz/Getty Images
Scott Christ is the managing editor of Bad Left Hook and has been covering boxing for SB Nation since 2006.

Carlos Cuadras definitely gave Roman “Chocolatito” Gonzalez a bigger test than most opponents have over the years, and now the Mexican fighter says that Gonzalez is scared of potentially facing him in a rematch, which the WBC could soon enforce.

Both will fight on March 18, taking part in the Golovkin-Jacobs PPV undercard. Gonzalez will defend his 115-pound belt against Srisaket Sor Rungvisai, while Cuadras will be taking on David Carmona.

From the LA Times:

“I hope both Gonzalez and I win so we can have the rematch … I’ll be ready. I just hope Gonzalez doesn’t back out … he’s scared. ... He figures he can get another pay day out of the belt first and then he’ll have to fight me. I believe Gonzalez realizes he can’t win the rematch. I’ll knock him out.”

Gonzalez (46-0, 38 KO) won a 12-round decision over Cuadras (35-1-1, 27 KO) on September 10 of last year, in what was Gonzalez’s first HBO main event (and Cuadras’, for that matter).

If the two were to rematch, do you think Cuadras has a chance at making the adjustments and getting a win? Or is Chocolatito just too good for him?

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