Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Romero Claims IBA Crown.(State)

Byline: Dennis Latta Journal Staff Writer

* Albuquerquean switches styles in his unanimous decision over Mendoza

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 others.

Romero used several different styles. Every round, he came out with a different way of boxing. …

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