WBA orders fight between Román and Flores

by
WBA orders fight between Román and Flores
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.”.

AMB ordena combate entre Román y Flores.
WBA orders fight between Román and Flores.

The World Boxing Association (WBA) Championships Committee ordered the start of negotiations between Mexicans Daniel Román, Super Bantamweight Champion of the body, and Moisés Flores, Interim Champion, so they can face each other and, thus, continue with the title reduction policy.

This resolution is issued in accordance with the WBA Championship Rule 11, which states that a champion must face an official challenger every nine months. Román won his title on September 3rd, 2017, and his next mandatory defense should take place in June 2018.

For this reason, the Championships Committee duly informed the interested parties, and notified them that they have 30 days to reach an agreement or the fight will be called to a purse bid.

 

Moises Chucky Flores vs. Paulus Ambunda
WBA orders fight between Román and Flores.

How Roman and Flores got their titles

Román won his championship after beating Japan’s Shun Kubo by technical knockout last year and defended his belt for the first time in February against Japan’s Ryo Matsumoto, whom he defeated by unanimous decision.

For his part, Flores won the WBA Interim title at 122 pounds against Colombian Oscar Escandón and defended it successfully on three occasions. The last time he defended his championship was against Guillermo Rigondeaux, former WBA champion, in a bout that was declared “No Contest”.


WBA orders negotiations between Relikh and Troyanovsky



Pacquiao and Thurman have grand arrivals in Las Vegas

Pacquiao and Thurman have grand arrivals in Las Vegas

Fight week festivities have officially started in Las Vegas with...

Gabriels ready to defend against Vidal in Costa Rica

Gabriels ready to defend against Vidal in Costa Rica

The Super Welterweight Queen of the WBA Costa Rican native...

Fight week! Pacquiao vs. Thurman

Fight week! Pacquiao vs. Thurman

There are only five days left for Manny Pacquiao and...