Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Romero Is Ready To Defend WBO Title in Artesia.(Sports)

Byline: Mike Hall Associate Sports Editor


He Also Soon May Sign With Warren

Normally in late November, Artesia residents are celebrating their latest state high school football championship.

This year, on Nov. 25, they'll have a chance to watch a sport not normally seen in that southeastern city boxing.

Albuquerque's Danny Romero (40-3-1, 34 KOs) announced Thursday that he'll defend his World Boxing Organization Intercontinental junior featherweight title against Arman Pedimonte (12-4-1, 4 KOs) of the Philippines at the Bulldog Pit.

This will be Romero's first fight after his present contract with Top Rank runs out Wednesday. …

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