Like most young athletes, Rolando Romero parents especially his father have been particularly invested in his career growth. They put in the effort to show their love and support for him. Rolando Romero is a fast-rising boxing talent that swiftly won the heart of his fans with his prolific skill set that sets him apart in today’s boxing world era. He is also famous for his adroit knockout wins and boastful trash talks to his opponents.
In light of his recent loss to Gervonta Davis, Rolando Romero’s father, Rolando Romero Sr. who also doubles as his trainer, is still proud and supportive of his son. Hence fan anticipation for both Rolando Romero parents and how his next box match would pan out.
Who Are Rolando Romero Parents?
On 14th October 1995, Rolando Romero was born in Las Vegas, to Mr. and Mrs. Romero Sr. Two years later, his parents relocated to the United States where they raised him in downtown Las Vegas.
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Rolando Romero’s Father Was Once A Boxer
Before he migrated from Cuba to the USA, Rolando Romero’s father was an amateur boxing star. He won three national titles. Unfortunately, government regulations prevented him from pursuing professional boxing. When he was 27 years old he decided to defect, but the regime clapped back at him the first time. He was arrested and severely tortured for two years. The Cuban authorities fed him just a spoon of rice, and at night, a cup of sugar water.
Rolando’s father was unbroken by the two years of torture. He made another risky escape attempt by swimming through the waters to Guantanamo bay. Thankfully, he was successful this time around but his friend couldn’t make it as he drowned. If he had been caught, Cuban authorities would have shot him and left him for dead in the water.
Rolando Wasn’t Interested In Boxing Until He Visited His Father’s Hometown
At a very young age, Rolando didn’t gravitate toward boxing. He picked interest in Judo and was pretty good at it at the time. But everything changed when he took a trip to his father’s hometown in Cuba. His love for boxing was instantly installed into him. Though it was fueled by a girl whom he had hurt in the past.
Rolando wanted to make it to the Olympics boxing team and win back her heart. Though he didn’t make the Olympics eventually, he found himself and discovered his purpose in boxing. He hopes to create a legacy for himself in boxing and become a multi-division world champion someday.
Rolando Romero Parents Are Very Supportive Of Their Son
Though his mother is not a fan of the media paparazzi, she is very proud of him and always shows her support in diverse ways. However, not so many details are known about her. On the other hand, his father who doubles as his trainer is very proud of him as he is currently living his dream. In an interview with fighthype.com. Rolando’s father said he wants Rolando to be a champion and he doesn’t care about the spotlight.
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According to Rolando, every parent wants their offspring to be greater than them in every capacity. We can see this playing out in his life given the enormous support he gets from his parents, especially his father who doubles as his trainer.