Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Romero Claims IBA Title Belt.(Final)

Byline: Dennis Latta Journal Staff Writer

Albuquerquean Shows Versatility

SANDIA PUEBLO -- ''I'm world champion. That's all that matters,'' Albuquerque's Danny Romero said Friday night.

Romero earned the International Boxing Association super bantamweight title with a unanimous decision over Trinidad Mendoza (19-5-2) of Guaymas, Mexico, in the outdoor amphitheater at Sandia Casino.

Romero improved his record to 44-5-1 as he picked up his third world championship, though the IBA crown isn't as prestigious as some others.

Romero used several different styles. Every round, he came out with a different way of boxing. He went forehead-to-forehead. …

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