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Miguel “Mickey” Roman Defeats Orlando Salido 9th Round Stoppage

LAS VEGAS (Dec. 9, 2017): *Miguel “Mickey” Roman* (58-13, 45 KOs) brought
new life to his career with a spectacular and dominant ninth-round
technical knockout victory against four-time, two division world
champion *Orlando
“Siri” Salido *(44-14, 31 KOs) in a Fight of the Year Candidate and main
event of HBO Boxing After Dark at Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino in Las
Vegas. Roman, a native of Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, scored knockdowns in
rounds four and eight before the fight was finally stopped at 1:43 of the
ninth round after a fight-finishing flurry sent Salido to the canvas for
the last time in his career.

“It’s my moment, and I want to fight against any champion,” said *Roman. *”I
was doing everything well, even though everything is always against me. But
things will change from now on. That’s why I want any champion at
featherweight or super featherweight, but on HBO. The new camp, the good
work we did, the good training