What Does Rolando Romero Have In Store For 2023?

When Will Rolly Romero Return to the Ring?

Rolando Romero has been relatively quiet throughout 2022
Rolando Romero | Credit: Mike Stobe/Getty Images, L.E. Baskow/Las Vegas Review-Journal

What’s Next for Rolando Romero?


Hard-hitting lightweight contender Rolando “Rolly” Romero (14-1, 12 KOs) has been unusually quiet outside the ring. Punctuating the curious case is that the self-proclaimed future pay-per-view star will end his 2022 campaign with only one fight under his belt.

Rolly was stopped in six rounds against multi-weight world champion Gervonta Davis back in May. This marked the first professional loss for the Las Vegas, Nevada native. Looking to rebound, he has called out unified welterweight champion Errol Spence, who simply laughed at the callout. Spence would also state that his fighter, Frank Martin, was simply better than Romero.

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While it’s clear he won’t get into a fight with Spence, Rolly should get an opportunity against another top-level competitor. Sitting at number nine in the WBA junior welterweight standings, he has some work to do before he earns a title shot at 140. Possible matchups include tussles with Gary Antuanne Russell and Ryan Garcia.

Regardless of what’s next for Romero, his showing against Davis and his big knockout power will always keep him relevant. It’ll be interesting to see who he faces when he steps back into the ring in 2023.

By: Jerrell Fletcher

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Jerrell Fletcher - Lead Journalist Jerrell "Big Kool" Fletcher is the host of YouTube boxing channel "Colossal Sports TV" and is the Lead Journalist for 3kingsboxing.com.