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Miguel Roman Retires Daniel Ponce De Leon With TKO

By Miguel Rivera

At 1 minute and 50 seconds into the ninth round, Miguel Román ended the long career of former champion Daniel Ponce De Leon at Ciudad Cuauhtémoc in Chihuahua, Mexico - and captured the vacant WBC (USNBC) silver super featherweight word title. Ponce De Leon suffered his third TKO defeat in his last four fights and announced his retirement after the match. Roman landed hard punches all night and opened up a cut above the right eyebrow of Ponce De Leon. The wars of his long career were too much and Ponce De Leon was unable to hold off a strong, hungry power puncher in Roman. Ponce De Leon's record falls to 45-7, 35KOs, and 28-year-old Roman goes to 46-11, 35KOs.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by cabalas on 06-08-2014

I thought he was going to retire after losing to JM Lopez but I understand he still wanted to try one last time. I am glad that he is finally taking the decision and I know he is already a…

Comment by BoxngLove on 06-08-2014

Cheers to PDL. It's been a fantastic career for him, he has not lost any fans for all the wars he gave.. I think he accomplish a LOT and changed as a fighter throughout his career. He became an excellent…

Comment by kiaba360 on 06-08-2014

Seems like we lost two southpaws on the same day.

Comment by nycsmooth on 06-08-2014

I posted last week don't underestimate Mickey, a deceptive record...he's tuff, all heart & always in a bout...

Comment by damit305 on 06-08-2014

least they could have done is bring out a stool for the poor guy.

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