Baby Faced Assassin Retains WBA-NABA Title

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Baby Faced Assassin Retains WBA-NABA Title
“I know I belong with the best,” said Danny Roman after the fight. (Photo: Courtesy)

Friday night at Omega Products International in Corona, California, WBA-NABA super bantamweight champion Danny “The Baby Faced Assassin” Roman (20-2-1, 7 KOs), from Los Angeles, California, successfully retained his title with a unanimous decision victory over former Mexican super flyweight champion Enrique Quevedo (16-8-1, 10 KOs), from Los Algodones, Baja California, Mexico.

The final scores were 100-90 and 97-94 twice.

Quevedo is 32. He was 5-4-1 in his last 10 fights. He was game and rugged, but it was an uphill battle against a 26-year-old with fresh legs riding a 12-fight win streak.

Roman was ranked #8 by the WBA going into the fight. With his 13th straight victory, “The Baby Faced Assassin,” who looks every inch a champion, is positioned for some big fights in the not too distant future.

“I know I belong with the best,” said Roman. “Quevedo couldn’t hit me and he never seemed comfortable.”

We’ve not heard the last of Danny Roman.

This article was penned by the author who is not related to the WBA and the statements, expressions or opinions referenced herein are that of the author alone and not the WBA.


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