Shun Kubo Dethrones WBA Champ Nehomar Cermeno; Sets Up
Clash With Danny Roman Next
Over the weekend, super bantamweight Shun Kubo stunned the
boxing world with a stoppage win over WBA champion Nehomar
Cermeno in Kubo's native Japan.
The upset win sets up Kubo with a potential world title
fight with top challenger Danny Roman, who moved into the
top spot by knocking out Adam Lopez in the ninth round back
in January in a WBA world title eliminator broadcast on
"We got passed Adam Lopez in the WBA title eliminator
earlier this year and now we're ready for Shun Kubo," said
Danny Roman, who is based in Los Angeles. "Kubo did a great
job wearing down Cermeno, and I congratulate him on the win.
I'm ready to fight him. Let's make it happen."