Pablo Romero

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Pablo Romero Hernandez is a former Cuban amateur boxer best known for winning the light-heavyweight gold medal at the World Championships in 1982 and 1986, and taking silver in 1989.

Career

  • At the 1982 World Amateur Boxing Championships he won his first title.
  • He won the PanAm Games 1983 in Caracas beating Evander Holyfield in the finals.
  • At the 1986 World Amateur Boxing Championships he once again finished first.
  • He won the PanAm Games in 1987 in Indianiapolis.
  • Cuba boycotted the Olympics in 1984 and 1988, so Romero never boxed as an Olympian.
  • At the 1989 World Amateur Boxing Championships he lost to Olympic middleweight Gold medalist Henry Maske and settled for silver.

World amateur championships results

1982 (as a Light heavyweight)

1986 (as a Light heavyweight)

1989 (as a Light heavyweight)