Rolando Romero - Bio, Net Worth, Wife, Age, Height, Facts, Nationality
Rolando Romero is an American professional boxer. He fights in the lightweight division and held the WBA interim lightweight title from 2020 to August 2021. He won the title defeating Jackson Marinez via unanimous decision on 15 August 2020. He suffered his first professional loss against Gervonta Davis for the WBA (Regular) lightweight title on 28 May 2022.
What is Rolando Romero Famous For?
- Held WBA interim lightweight title from 2020 to August 2021.
What is Rolando Romero From?
Rolando Romero was born on 14 October 1995. His birth name is Rolando Florencio Romero Moreno III. His birth place is in Las Vegas, Nevada in the United States. He holds American nationality. His zodiac sign is Libra. He belongs to the Hispanic ethnicity and his religion is Christianity. His father Rolando Romero Sr. is a former boxer who is a three-time Cuban National champion. More details about his parents, early life, and family will be updated here. His sister Angelica is a seven-time national Judo champion.
Rolando Romero Career
- Rolando Romero started boxing at an early age.
- He made his professional debut on 2 December 2016 against David Courtney. He won the fight via first-round TKO.
- He defeated Adrian Levya in May 2017, Johnny Estrada in October 2017, Alex Silva in January 2018, Javier Martinez in August 2018, Dieumerci Nzau in October 2018, Rondale Hubert in December 2018, Nicolas Atillio Velazquez in March 2019, Andres Figueroa in April 2019, Juan Carlos Cordones in November 2019, Arturs Ahmetovs in February 2020.
- He won the vacant WBA interim lightweight title in August 2020. He defeated the Dominican undefeated Jackson Marinez via a 12-round unanimous decision. The decision was considered controversial with many considering Marinez deserved the win.
- He defeated Avery Sparrow in January 2021 and Anthony Yigit in July 2021, both via seventh-round technical knockouts.
- He was scheduled to face undefeated WBA (Regular) lightweight champion Gervonta Davis in December 2021. However, Romero was pulled and replaced from the bout due to sexual assault allegations made against him.
- As the sexual abuse could not be substantiated, no charges against him were filed.
- The WBA ordered Davis to make a mandatory lightweight title defense against Romero.
- The fight was scheduled to take place on 28 May at the Barclays Center in New York.
- Romero suffered his first professional loss, knocked out by Davis in the 6th round.
Who is Rolando Romero Wife?
Rolando Romero is not married. He is reportedly single. He maintains a private life. Not many details about his personal life are available. It is reported that he has a child. More details about his dating and relationships will be updated here.
What is Rolando Romero Height?
Rolando Romero stands at the height of 1.7 m i.e. 5 feet and 7 inches tall. He has a body weight of around 134.5 lbs i.e. 61 kg. He has a reach of 1.68 m. He has an athletic body build. His eye color is dark brown and his hair color is black.
His sexual orientation is straight.
What is Rolando Romero Net Worth?
Rolando Romero earns from his professional career as a boxer. He started his professional boxing career in 2016. As of May 2022, he has compiled a 14-1 record in 15 matches. His income comes from prize money, contracts, sponsorships, and endorsements. His net worth is estimated at around $2 million at present.
Trivias About Rolando Romero You Need To Know.
- Prior to his first professional loss in May 2022, he compiled 12 knockouts from 14 wins and 15 fights.
- His boxing stance is Orthodox.