Roman and Friends

Danny Roman (27-2-1, 10 KOs) made his fourth defense of the title and couldn’t ask for a tougher foe than TJ Doheny (21-1, 15 KOs) whose ability to take a shot to the head astounded the more than 5,000 fans at the Inglewood Forum. Other great fights featured Mexico's Juan Francisco Estrada beating Thailand's Sor Rungvisai to win the WBC super flyweight title. It was a tremendous night of boxing. All Photos by Al Applerose.


A unification clash between super bantamweight world titlists saw WBA champion Danny Roman and IBF champion TJ Doheny engage in a fight for the ages. It was a seesaw battle rarely seen and had fans clamoring. 




In a rematch Mexico's Juan Francisco Estrada immediately engaged with WBC champion Sor Rungvisai and the second fight was better than the first fight that took place a year ago.





Estrada mixed up his attack in the last third of the 12 round fight and used his defensive skills and counter-punching to rally in the last four rounds to win the rematch and become the new WBC champion. 




Fighting on the inside Soto clashed heads with Vargas and a cut emerged over the left eye of the Las Vegas prizefighter. It could have put Vargas in a deeper hole.



Referee Tom Taylor raises the hand of Vargas while trainer Freddie Roach watches the proceedings. It was Vargas first win after back-to-back draws.




After 12 bloody and bruising rounds Danny Roman was seen the majority decision winner and now has both the WBA and IBF titles in the super bantamweight divisions. He's seeking to unify all the titles if possible. But can they match this battle?




After a slow start Thailand's Sor Rungvisai heated up and brought the thunder to Estrada and the two fought toe-to-toe in their super flyweight clash. 




In a super welterweight fight Mexico's Humberto Soto was attempting to knock off another younger former world champion. He used all his guile to keep Jessie Vargas from gaining traction. Two months ago he used similar tactics to upset Brandon Rios in Tijuana. He was looking for another upset win.




Soon Vargas began breaking down Soto. He connected with a crisp right cross and was raining blows when referee Tom Taylor decided to end the fight.

This week Saul "Canelo" Alvarez meets Daniel "Miracle Man" Jacobs in a middleweight unification fight at Las Vegas. DAZN will stream the fight.
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