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June 5, 1990 | ALAN MALAMUD, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Humberto (Chiquita) Gonzalez had a short and sweet coming-out party at the Forum Monday night. It almost took longer for the Mexican national anthem to be sung than for Gonzalez to make his third successful defense of the World Boxing Council junior flyweight championship. He knocked Luis Monzote down twice before stopping the challenger from Miami at 54 seconds of the third round. Gonzalez could probably work again today, but manager Rafael Mendoza says he will wait until next month.
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February 19, 1994 | TIM KAWAKAMI, TIMES STAFF WRITER
No retreats, few regrets, one rematch. Last March 13, Michael Carbajal arose from the canvas twice to score a seventh-round knockout of Humberto (Chiquita) Gonzalez. It was a battle of light-flyweight champions that scorched the Las Vegas Hilton ring and allowed Carbajal to retain his International Boxing Federation title and take the World Boxing Council version from Gonzalez. On a 5 p.m.
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February 18, 1994 | TIM KAWAKAMI
Two fighters, a combined 216 pounds, two motivations. They will meet in the ring Saturday night at the Forum, but Michael Carbajal, the International Boxing Federation and World Boxing Council light-flyweight champion, and Humberto (Chiquita) Gonzalez have had other struggles to face. Other fights.
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February 18, 1994 | TIM KAWAKAMI
Two fighters, a combined 216 pounds, two motivations. They will meet in the ring Saturday night at the Forum, but Michael Carbajal, the International Boxing Federation and World Boxing Council light-flyweight champion, and Humberto (Chiquita) Gonzalez have had other struggles to face. Other fights.
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February 19, 1994 | TIM KAWAKAMI, TIMES STAFF WRITER
No retreats, few regrets, one rematch. Last March 13, Michael Carbajal arose from the canvas twice to score a seventh-round knockout of Humberto (Chiquita) Gonzalez. It was a battle of light-flyweight champions that scorched the Las Vegas Hilton ring and allowed Carbajal to retain his International Boxing Federation title and take the World Boxing Council version from Gonzalez. On a 5 p.m.
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December 20, 1990 | EARL GUSTKEY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Humberto Gonzalez, allegedly boxing's hardest hitter pound-for-pound, was knocked out by a thin, little-known Filipino fighter in a stunning upset Wednesday night at the Forum. Rolando Pascua, 25, was thought to be nothing more than cannon fodder for Mexico's little slugger. This was just for show. It was Humberto The Great, on display. Pascua wasn't actually supposed to win , just look decent. . . . until Gonzalez starched him.
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January 28, 1992 | RICH TOSCHES, TIMES STAFF WRITER
On the second stripe of his four-stripe trunks, well into the low-blow zone, Domingo Sosa had the word Sosa emblazoned in silk letters. Chiquita Gonzalez pounded Sosa's last name with more than a dozen solid punches before 6,834 at the Forum on Monday night. Referee Dave Nelson deducted four points from Gonzalez for the low blows, enough of a deduction to turn a close fight. This one, however, was never close.
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February 7, 1994 | MIKE DOWNEY
Eleven months have gone by. The grandly named rematch-- La Revancha Explosiva! --will be a week from Saturday at the Forum. It is a prizefight a lot of people have been waiting for, particularly the prizefighters themselves. Michael Carbajal has been waiting, and not simply because the prize he's getting for it is a million dollars. You don't ordinarily make a million for a fight when you weigh 108 pounds. But boxing is in dire need of a new face, a new star.
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July 24, 1990 | EARL GUSTKEY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Humberto Gonzalez battered South Korean Lim Jung Keun all over the Forum ring Monday night, stopped him in the fifth round and successfully defended his World Boxing Council light-flyweight championship for the fourth time. Gonzalez is a bull-shouldered, 5-foot-1 dynamo. He came in at 107 1/4 pounds and showed more sock than some of the heavyweights the Forum has suited up. In Mexico City, they call him "Chiquita," or "Little One."
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February 7, 1994 | MIKE DOWNEY
Eleven months have gone by. The grandly named rematch-- La Revancha Explosiva! --will be a week from Saturday at the Forum. It is a prizefight a lot of people have been waiting for, particularly the prizefighters themselves. Michael Carbajal has been waiting, and not simply because the prize he's getting for it is a million dollars. You don't ordinarily make a million for a fight when you weigh 108 pounds. But boxing is in dire need of a new face, a new star.
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January 28, 1992 | RICH TOSCHES, TIMES STAFF WRITER
On the second stripe of his four-stripe trunks, well into the low-blow zone, Domingo Sosa had the word Sosa emblazoned in silk letters. Chiquita Gonzalez pounded Sosa's last name with more than a dozen solid punches before 6,834 at the Forum on Monday night. Referee Dave Nelson deducted four points from Gonzalez for the low blows, enough of a deduction to turn a close fight. This one, however, was never close.
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December 20, 1990 | EARL GUSTKEY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Humberto Gonzalez, allegedly boxing's hardest hitter pound-for-pound, was knocked out by a thin, little-known Filipino fighter in a stunning upset Wednesday night at the Forum. Rolando Pascua, 25, was thought to be nothing more than cannon fodder for Mexico's little slugger. This was just for show. It was Humberto The Great, on display. Pascua wasn't actually supposed to win , just look decent. . . . until Gonzalez starched him.
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July 24, 1990 | EARL GUSTKEY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Humberto Gonzalez battered South Korean Lim Jung Keun all over the Forum ring Monday night, stopped him in the fifth round and successfully defended his World Boxing Council light-flyweight championship for the fourth time. Gonzalez is a bull-shouldered, 5-foot-1 dynamo. He came in at 107 1/4 pounds and showed more sock than some of the heavyweights the Forum has suited up. In Mexico City, they call him "Chiquita," or "Little One."
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June 5, 1990 | ALAN MALAMUD, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Humberto (Chiquita) Gonzalez had a short and sweet coming-out party at the Forum Monday night. It almost took longer for the Mexican national anthem to be sung than for Gonzalez to make his third successful defense of the World Boxing Council junior flyweight championship. He knocked Luis Monzote down twice before stopping the challenger from Miami at 54 seconds of the third round. Gonzalez could probably work again today, but manager Rafael Mendoza says he will wait until next month.
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July 8, 1994 | TIM KAWAKAMI
In his first bout since defeating Michael Carbajal last February for two-thirds of the major light-flyweight titles, Humberto (Chiquita) Gonzalez is scheduled to fight Armando Diaz in a 10-round nontitle fight tonight at the Forum. Gonzalez, 38-2 with 26 knockouts, is about to decide whether to pursue a third fight against Carbajal or move up to take a shot at one of the flyweight titles. He fought and defeated Diaz (22-16, eight KOs) last November.
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June 4, 1990 | ALLAN MALAMUD
Humberto (Chiquita) Gonzalez of Mexico City will make his U.S. debut tonight when he defends his World Boxing Council junior-flyweight title against Luis Monzote of Miami at the Forum. The unbeaten Gonzalez, who has knocked out 20 of his 26 opponents, is being called a miniature Pipino Cuevas. However, unlike the former welterweight champion, he also plays some defense.
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