CARSON — Roman “Chocolatito” Gonzalez was back at his hotel resting on Sunday after going to a local hospital following his fourth-round knockout loss to Srisaket Sor Rungvisai on Saturday at StubHub Center, a spokesman for the event said.
Gonzalez, of Nicaragua, was decked twice in the decisive round. Referee Tom Taylor didn’t bother to count after the second knockdown as Gonzalez was obviously very hurt.
Gonzalez was tended to for several minutes, then made his way onto his stool. He did walk out of the ring, but with help. Once in his dressing room, the decision was made to take