News | Aug 11 2015

Roman Gonzalez vs. Brian Viloria done deal for Oct. 17

The flyweight title fight will appear on the Golovkin-Lemieux undercard, Mike Coppinger reports.
Roman Gonzalez
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One of the best action fights that can be made in boxing is set.

Brian Viloria broke the news to USA TODAY Sports on Monday that he’ll face Roman Gonzalez for the WBC flyweight championship on Oct. 17 at Madison Square Garden.

The matchup will serve as the HBO pay-per-view co-feature to the middleweight unification bout between Gennady Golovkin and David Lemieux.