Rolly Romero vents after defeat against Pitbull Cruz: “They never knocked me down, nor did they knock me out” – La Opinion

Rolly Romero vents after defeat against Pitbull Cruz: “They never knocked me down, nor did they knock me out” – La Opinion

Rolando ‘Rolly’ Romero, former two-division champion, vented his anger publishing an emotional message on his social networks where he states that he was never knocked down or knocked out in the fight where he was stopped in the eighth round by Isaac ‘Pitbull’ Cruz and in which he lost his World Boxing Association (WBA) super lightweight title.

In a publication on his Instagram account, Rolly Romero assured that The referee saved him from himself because his intention was to continue fighting until the end, since he is not afraid, and he also took the opportunity to thank his fans for their support despite the defeat.

“I want to congratulate Pitbull for a great fight, and for achieving his dream of becoming world champion. Every time I step into the ring, I know that I am risking my life and my health, and that in a sport of winners and losers, there can only be one of two outcomes when the battle is over. I came into this fight prepared to show the world my heart and my skills and I feel like I displayed that on Saturday night. I was never knocked down or knocked out, and the referee had to save me from myself“Because I am not afraid and I have balls of steel, I wanted to continue fighting and putting on a show until the end,” he said.

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Pitbull Cruz was crowned WBA super lightweight champion by knocking out Rolly Romero. Photo Courtesy: Esther Lin/Premier Boxing Champions.

“When you lose a fight usually the support starts to fade and people start to stop calling you to see how you are. But after Saturday I have received a lot of love and support from many different places, and that has made a big difference in being able to assimilate and accept this defeat. Thank you to Amazon Prime and Premier Boxing Champions, my team and all my sponsors. And to the fans who put all their support in me. “I promise you that I will come back better and stronger than ever to prove to myself and my detractors that I belong at the highest level of boxing with the best,” he concluded.

It should be noted that Pitbull Cruz dominated Rolly Romero from start to finish and shut his mouth as he promised before last weekend’s fight to be crowned champion at 140 pounds. The American He could not at any time counteract the power of the Mexican and from the beginning he was hurt with strong blows, but he was able to survive on several occasions until the eighth the referee stopped the fight after a shower of fists.

After falling again and being silenced in the ring, the former two-division champion promised that he would return and changed his tone after he used his trash talk repeatedly to attack the Mexican during the promotion of the fight.

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Rolly Romero could not keep his word of knocking out Pitbull Cruz and ended up being stopped by the Mexican, Photo Courtesy: Esther Lin/Premier Boxing Champions.

For now, it is unknown what Rolly Romero’s next steps will be. Previously, the American He was interested in a fight with Ryan García, but now that he doesn’t have the belt it doesn’t seem possible that can happen. Another option would be to face the Venezuelan Ismael Barroso, whom he beat due to a controversial stoppage by referee Tony Weeks, who became interim WBA champion and has been calling for a rematch.

Rolando ‘Rolly’ Romero, 27 years old, former champion of two weight divisions and now hopes to come back stronger to shake off this new setback in his career against Pitbull Cruz and try to be crowned again at 140 pounds. The American has a record of 15 wins (12 by fast track) and two losses.

Keep reading:
· Rolly Romero changes his tone and promises to return after being knocked out by Pitbull Cruz
· The controversial judge’s card that had Rolly Romero winning the fight against Pitbull Cruz
· Devoured by a “Chihuahua”: Isaac Cruz beats “Rolly” Romero and is world champion

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