WBA Elevates Danny Roman To Super Champion
The accolades for unified world champion Danny Roman
continue to pile up.
The latest comes from the WBA in elevating Roman as its
Super Champion in the 122-pound division.
According to WBA rules, the organization, under special
circumstances, may recognize any boxer as its Super
Champion. The WBA considers Roman's career achievements,
exceptional boxing record and dominance of the division such
"I'm very grateful and honored to be the Super Champion,"
Roman said. "The WBA title will always hold a special place
in my heart. These title fights mean everything to me and I
feel very fortunate that I've been able to make four
successful title defenses."
Roman, who also holds the IBF crown, is currently back in
the gym training for WBA mandatory challenger Murodjon
Earlier this year, Roman, 29, was forced to pull out of the
original fight scheduled for September 13 due to tendinitis
in his left shoulder.
With the injury healed and given subsequent medical
clearance to resume training, Roman will soon make the fifth
defense of the WBA title that he won two years ago with a
knockout of Shun Kubo.