opponent was Chris Singleton (15-2), by far his
toughest foe at that point besides Casey Ramos,
but how Singleton, from Louisiana, qualified to
contest the Latino title is an open question.
rose to the occasion, boxed very well, and
showed that he had much more to offer than what
was the case in especially the loss to Del
Bosque. After one of his best performances he
was awarded a clear unanimous decision.
Unfortunately the victory and title didn't
fast-track Rojas as much as he probably had
hoped, and in the following five years he only
boxed ten times, winning eight and only losing
TV fights to top-class opponents Andy Vences
(13-0) and Felix Verdejo (25-1).
first fight back after dropping a decision to
Verdejo, Rojas won the IBO USBO title with a
split decision over the very capable Noel
Echevaria (15-6), and he has since recorded
another stay-busy victory in Mexico.
twenty-eight, and with a fine record of 20-4
(6), he will likely get several more
opportunities and big fights.