Stephen Fulton to defend unified titles against Roman on June 4

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Stephen Fulton will defend his unified 122-pound championship against Daniel Roman in a PBC on Showtime main event on June 4.

ESPN was first to report the revelation.

The 27-year-old Fulton (20-0, 8 KOs) first captured the WBO junior featherweight title with a unanimous decision over then-titlist Angelo Leo. He unified in his very next fight. Fulton (20-0, 8 KOs) added the WBC belt to his collection with a riveting majority decision victory over previously unbeaten titleholder Brandon Figueroa last November in Las Vegas.

The goal for Philadelphia's Fulton, the Transnational Boxing Ranking Board's No.1-ranked 122-pounder, is to become the undisputed champion. He must first defeat Roman (29-3-1, 10 KOs) of Los Angeles. The latter has won two consecutive contests by unanimous decision since dropping a hotly-contested split decision to WBA/IBF world champion Murodjon Akhmadaliev in a January 2020 title unification.

Roman, the TBRB's No.3-rated 122-pounder, held the WBA "regular" junior featherweight title for two years before being elevated to "Super" champion in November 2019, seven months after his majority decision win over TJ Doheny to snag the IBF title from the Irishman. However, Roman failed to record a single defense as Akhmadaliev defeated him in his very next fight.

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