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Young Romero Duno an Instant Boxing Sensation, Pacquiao Like Moment

Young Romero Duno an Instant Boxing Sensation, Pacquiao Like Moment

To be honest, I have never heard of Romero Duno until that faithful night when he knockout the undefeated Christian Gonzalez and became the WBC Youth Intercontinental lightweight title last March 10 in Los Angeles, CA. My Facebook timeline was filled with highlights and praises from other boxers and fans and he became an instant boxing superstar in the Philippines.

I Duno about Duno?

Yes, I am a boxing fan and it is a shame that I have not seen a single fight of his. I had to look up Boxrec.com to learn more about this young boxer who undoubtedly will be in demand after giving his highly touted opponent his first defeat and a reminder that Pinoy boxers are one of the bests in the world.

Duno at 21 years old was born in Cotabato City and is currently residing in Tagum City in Davao. Ah, maybe that is why I do not know about him. ( trying to find an excuse). He has been fighting for awhile and most of his fights are held down south of the Philippines and unfortunately, not a lot of networks care about local boxing until they become a world champion.

Impressive record, not really

On paper 12W - 1L looks impressive coming into the fight with Gonzales but if you look closer into his record, he has been fighting journeymen and fighters with losing record obviously building him up to a bigger and better fights. We have no reason to doubt that he is good but certainly he has not fought a worthy opponent until May 2016 when he was brought to Russia to face undefeated Mikhail Alexeev  and  suffered his first defeat. He might not be ready for an international fight.

Up for the challenge

Duno and his team went back to the Philippines and started building him up again. After 3 successful fights in the Philippines they were convinced that Duno is ready for an international fight and should face no less than another undefeated fighter with 16 wins and 14 knockouts. They must be crazy, right?

WBC Youth Intercontinental lightweight Champ, a new star is born

There is a thin line between being crazy and being genious and Duno's team (SanMan) and his manager Jim Claude Manangquil had a perfect plan and was confident that their man will be able to pull it off, and they were right. Romero Duno is now the WBC Youth Intercontinental Lightweight Champion and an internet sensation.  That knockout was neat!

Romero Duno an opportunity of a lifetime

Duno now is in the position to become an international star after defeating Gonzales. It is rare for a Filipino boxer to get exposure like what he is getting right now. Starting now his fights will be more important than ever, this could be the turning point of his career, every move from now on should be carefully thought of. A young boxer like Duno might just be the future of Philippine boxing.

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