Delia Gonzalez

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Delia Gonzalez
Statistics
Real name Delia Gonzales
Nickname(s) Chiquita
Rated at Flyweight
Nationality United States
Born (1970-11-20) November 20, 1970 (age 44)
Anthony, New Mexico, U.S.
Stance Orthodox
Boxing record
Total fights 28
Wins 13
Wins by KO 3
Losses 9
Draws 5
No contests 0

Delia 'Chikita' Gonzalez (born November 20, 1970) is an American former flyweight female boxer. She has a record of 13-9-4 with 3 knockout wins, although several of her losses have been controversial.[1]

Personal and early life[edit]

Gonzalez is Mexican-American, and trained at the gym under her father's guidance.[2] Soon she earned the nickname Chikita,[2] after her favorite boxer, the former 2 time World flyweight champion Humberto "Chiquita" Gonzalez of Mexico.

Career[edit]

As a professional, Delia began with a 4 round decision win over Lucy Tellez in Texas.[1] A couple of fights later, she beat Gloria Ramirez twice, once by knockout in the 3rd, and once by decision in 4.[1] Both fights again took place in Texas. Two more wins followed and a title shot came after that, and she beat Klee Fenie in Las Vegas to become the WIBF's world Flyweight champion. She defended her title against Anissa Zamarron winning on points, then met Phoenix's Yvonne Trevino which the judges called a technical draw (word used for tie in boxing). She later met Jolene Blackshear and lost the world title.

She traveled to Cologne, Germany for a bout against Regina Halmich, in May 2000 which she lost. She has won four fights since, more notably the two wins over Yolanda Gonzalez.

Later, Gonzales fought in the bantamweight ranks, and in June 2003 lost a fight against Ada Vélez for the WIBA bantamweight title on a seventh-round disqualification. She is also managed boxer Rebecca Rodriguez.

On March 19, 2004 Gonzalez returned to the ring for a 6-round draw with Johanna Peña-Álvarez.[3]

Preceded by
Delia Gonzalez (Vacated)
WIBF World Super Flyweight Champion
November 25, 1994 – 1999 (Vacated)
Succeeded by
Daisy Lang
Preceded by
Yvonne Trevino (Vacated)
WIBF World Flyweight Champion
June 10, 1995 – December 7, 2007(Vacated)
Succeeded by
Susi Kentikian
Preceded by
Delia Gonzalez (Vacated)
WIBF World Light Flyweight Champion
July 10, 1999 – 2002/2003 (Vacated)
Succeeded by
Maria Jesús Rosa

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Delia Gonzalez on Boxing Interactive". Boxing Interactive. Retrieved February 8, 2010. 
  2. ^ a b Williams, Dee (April 10, 2005). "Women's Boxing: Delia Gonzalez Biography". WBAN. Retrieved February 8, 2010. 
  3. ^ Trujillo, Ricardo (2004-05-15). "Lopez Lassos Garcia Retains NABA Super Fly Belt!". New Mexico Boxing.com. Retrieved 2012-05-21.