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Rolando ‘Rolly’ Romero's Bold Move: Choosing Pitbull Cruz Over Ryan Garcia

The world of boxing has been taken aback by Rolando "Rolly" Romero, the WBA light welterweight champion, and his next calculated move. Romero unexpectedly declared that he will take on Isaac "Pitbull" Cruz rather than Ryan Garcia in the much awaited battle. He revealed this information via a string of ecstatic social media postings in which he claimed to have enjoyed leaving Garcia "out in the cold."

Promotional image announcing the upcoming fight between Rolando 'Rolly' Romero and Isaac 'Pitbull' Cruz, showcasing both fighters in a confrontational stance, symbolizing the unexpected turn in Romero's fight choice.
Surprise in the Ring: Rolly Romero Chooses Isaac 'Pitbull' Cruz Over Ryan Garcia for Upcoming Bout

In light of his choice to fight 'Pitbull' Cruz (25-2-1, 17 KOs) instead of Ryan Garcia (24-1, 20 KOs), Rolly (15-1, 13 KOs) appeared ecstatic. This bout is scheduled to be the co-feature of the Tim Tszyu vs. Keith Thurman event, which will take place in Las Vegas on March 30 and streamed on Amazon Prime Video PPV. Rolly expressed his happiness with this surprising turn of events on social media.


Rolly's party wasn't without controversy, though. He made a dig at Ryan Garcia's previous mental health issues, which many in the boxing world felt went too far. Talks on boxing ethics and sportsmanship have been triggered by this remark, particularly when it comes to delicate personal matters.

Ryan Garcia in a thoughtful pose, reflecting on his boxing career and future opportunities following Rolando 'Rolly' Romero's decision to fight Isaac 'Pitbull' Cruz instead.
Ryan Garcia: Contemplating His Next Move After Rolly Romero's Unexpected Fight Decision

It begs the question: Is Rolly's decision motivated by a cunning business plan or a personal grudge? Not ignored are Ryan Garcia's enormous fame and money, which include substantial revenues from his bout with Gervonta Davis and several endorsements. Rolly's choice to back out of a confrontation with Garcia that may have been financially rewarding sparks rumours of underlying animosity or jealously.


Rolly positions himself for a tough fight by selecting to take on Pitbull Cruz, who is renowned for his aggressive "seek and destroy" fighting style. Cruz has a famously difficult style in the ring, particularly for a fighter with Rolly's specific combination of strengths and weaknesses. For Rolly, the impending bout with Cruz may be the difference between success and failure.


On March 30, while the boxing world digests this unexpected clash, all eyes will be on Rolly and Cruz. Will Rolly's risk pay off, or will he regret not getting into a brawl with Garcia later on?


What do you think about Rolly Romero's choice to challenge Ryan Garcia to a battle with Isaac "Pitbull" Cruz? Talk about your thoughts and predictions for this next fight and the drama that will surround it.


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