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Romero Conquers WBA Interim 135-Lbs Belt

By Carlos Costa
PhilBoxing.com
Sun, 16 Aug 2020



Unbeaten 135-pound slugger Rolando “Rollies” Romero (12-0, 10 KO’s) of the Floyd Mayweather stable decisioned game Dominican Republic warrior Jackson Maríñez (19-1, 7 KO’s) in a 12-round unanimous decision win to claim the vacant WBA interim lightweight 👑 crown.

Romero’s title win unfolded Saturday night (Sunday morning in Manila) at the plush Mohegan Sun Arena in Connecticut, USA. 👍👍

Born in Las Vegas 🇺🇸 USA, Romero’s Cuban dad was a 3-time Cuban National Champion. 🥊

His sister, also a high-level athlete, is a former 7-time national Judo champion. ⭐️

The younger Romero began competing in Judo at the young age of 9. ✅

He later on switched to boxing, and now the 24-year-old Cuban-American is a WBA titlist under the wing of promoter Floyd “Money” Mayweather. 🔥🔥


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