Rolly Romero wants to be the first to stop Pitbull Cruz: “I’m here to knock out and kill” – La Opinion

Rolly Romero wants to be the first to stop Pitbull Cruz: “I’m here to knock out and kill” – La Opinion

Rolando ‘Rolly’ Romero wants to be the first to knock out Isaac ‘Pitbull’ Cruz when he defends his WBA super lightweight title for the first time this Saturday, March 30 at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.

In statements collected by BoxingScene, Rolly Romero assured that He is the hardest puncher in the 140-pound class. and that he will go into the ring to show Pitbull Cruz that he is better than him in all aspects.

“If you want to attack me and get broken, do it. He can do all that with the little guys he fights, but I’m a big fighter and I hit harder than anyone in the weight class. I’m always here to knock out and kill. I’m not here just to touch you, I want to make you explode. I’m going to knock him out. He will come closer and I will stop him. They hit him with everything, so it could be any type of punch,” he said.

AP22122713101477 ea9549
Pitbull Cruz will make his debut at 140 pounds and will try to take the belt from Rolly Romero. Photo: Jeffrey McWhorter/AP.

“If you want to come and be broken, go ahead. He can do all that with little guys he fights, but I I am a great fighter and the hardest puncher in the category,” he stated.

Although some sports experts think that the duel between both boxers will be very even, others predict that Pitbull Cruz – who is the betting favorite to win the fight – will defeat the American by knockout. Although some believe that Rolly Romero He will have no problems defending his belt for the first time WBA super lightweight.

The fighters will meet in a fight that will serve as the co-main event of the showdown between Tim Tszyu and Sebastián Fundora (who replaced the injured Keith Thurman) for the World Boxing Organization (WBO) 154-pound title. The fight, which will be broadcast on the Amazon Prime platform, will mark the Mexican boxer’s second opportunity to be crowned world champion. and his debut in the category. In his first chance, Pitbull Cruz was defeated in a close duel against Gervonta Davis in 2021.

Thurman vs Tszyu Kickoff Press Conference 01.31.24 03 31 2024 Fight 6 1
Rolly Romero and Pitbull Cruz in their first face to face prior to their fight on March 30 in Las Vegas. Photos Courtesy: Esther Lin/Premier Boxing Champions.

Rolando ‘Rolly’ Romero, 27, became the WBA super lightweight champion after his controversial victory over Venezuelan Ismael Barroso, who is now interim champion of the division. The American has a record of 15 wins (12 by fast track) and one loss.

For his part, Isaac ‘Pitbull’ Cruz, 24, achieved an important victory against Giovanni Cabrera last July and Now he will have another chance to try to win his first world title. The Mexican boxer has a professional record of 25 victories (17 of them by fast track), two losses and one draw.

Keep reading:
· Óscar de la Hoya predicts knockout in the fight between Rolly Romero and Pitbull Cruz: “Fourth round”
· Pitbull Cruz on teasing Rolly Romero: This chihuahua is preparing to be his worst nightmare
· Gervonta Davis’s coach predicts how Pitbull Cruz vs. will end. Rolly Romero: “He’s going to knock him out”

Spread the love