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Rolly Romero vs Ismael Barroso Card: Who is boxing?

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Fight night is fast approaching! Boxing fans worldwide eagerly anticipate the epic clash between Rolando ‘Rolly’ Romero and Ismael Barroso.

These two seasoned fighters will go glove to glove for the vacant WBA World Super Lightweight Championship on Saturday, May 13th, 2023. The SHOWTIME broadcast fires up at 9:00 PM EST, translating to a 2:00 AM start time for the UK viewers.

The Rolly Romero vs Ismael Barroso Card

The night isn’t just about our headliners. A fantastic line-up of bouts ensures an evening packed with high-octane boxing action.

Second on the billing, we have Gary Antuanne Russell squaring off against Kent Cruz. This match-up pits two highly skilled junior welterweights against each other in a contest scheduled for ten rounds. Russell, a 2016 Olympian, boasts an impressive professional record. But Cruz, an exciting prospect, is keen to continue his rise up the ranks.

Next, we witness a ten-round duel between Rances Barthelemy and Omar Juarez. Both junior welterweights have reputations for providing thrilling fights, promising a bout that’ll have viewers on the edge of their seats.

The Main Event: Rolando Romero vs. Ismael Barroso

The climax of the evening sees Rolando ‘Rolly’ Romero take on Ismael Barroso. This match-up, scheduled for twelve rounds, is for the coveted WBA interim junior welterweight title.

Romero is a rising star in the boxing world, known for his powerful punches and aggressive fighting style. In contrast, Barroso, a seasoned veteran, has a wealth of experience under his belt, making this a fascinating clash of styles.


With such an exciting card, the May 13th event is shaping up to be a night to remember for boxing fans worldwide.

So, whether you’re supporting a favourite or just love the sport, make sure you tune into SHOWTIME at 9 PM EST (2 AM BST) for an unforgettable night of boxing.

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