Roman retained WBA Super Bantamweight title in Japan

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Roman retained WBA Super Bantamweight title in Japan
Roman Ready to Defend Against Flores in Texas By Kid Hersh This Saturday, June 16th, Daniel Roman (24-2-1, 9KO’s) will be defending his World Boxing Association (WBA) World Super Bantamweight Title against Moises Flores (25-0, 17KO’s). The bout will take place at The Ford Center at The Star in Frisco, Texas, and be televised live on Showtime premium network. anded after the bell had rung to end the first round. “Everyone knows I want to fight the best and Flores is right up there,” said Roman in a recent interview. “He’s unbeaten for a reason and he’s the number one challenger for my title. I’m not taking him lightly. I’m motivated to be great. I’m more focused now than ever before. I’m not going to let Flores, or anyone else take my belt. The plan is simple. Pick him apart round by round just like I’ve done in my other world title fights.”.

Daniel Roman took advantage of his boxing qualities to leave Japan again as a world champion. The American boxer of Mexican descent defeated the local Ryo Matsumoto by a wide unanimous decision in a fight held at the legendary Korakuen Hall in Tokyo, Japan.

Roman won on the three judges’ cards (119-109, 118-110 and 119-109) to remain as the World Boxing Association Super Bantamweight Champion, thanks to an exalted performance that allowed him to be away from the danger posed by the power of Matsumoto and get his second consecutive win on Japanese soil.

Román mantuvo título Supergallo WBA en Japón. Foto: Sumio Yamada.
Roman retained WBA Super Bantamweight title in Japan. Photo: Sumio Yamada.

With this result, Román improved to 24-2-1 with 9 knockouts, while Matsumoto, who was the eleventh classified of the WBA ranking, was left with 21-2 and 18 knockouts. In the coming days, the status of the division with Champion Daniel Román and Interim Champion Moises Flores will be announced.


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