Diego Romo blazing a trail for Ecuadorians at BKFC 53

Diego Romo blazing a trail for Ecuadorians at BKFC 53

Wednesday, Oct 25 2023 by BKFC Staff

Diego “Psicopata” Romo will make history at BKFC 53 as the first Ecuadorian to ever compete in the world-famous Squared Circle.

“This has been my dream for some years now. I’m very happy and excited,” the 31-year-old light-heavyweight prospect from Quito, Ecuador says on the eve of his debut with the world’s fastest growing combat sports promotion.

“I love BKFC,” he adds. “They give the whole world wonderful shows. I want to have many fights here, become a BKFC World Champion, and have financial success doing what I love.”

Romo now lives in Orlando, where he trains with BKFC icon “Platinum” Mike Perry, who returns to action against Eddie “The Underground King” Alvarez in the Main Event of BKFC 56 on Dec. 2 in Salt Lake City, UT. Romo makes his debut in Orlando against Ravon Baxter (1-1) on Nov. 3, LIVE on The BKFC App.

Romo has been training in combat sports for the last decade. His body of work includes a 4-0 record as a professional kickboxer and a 3-1 record in professional MMA.

“You should expect a show. I’m a fighter who’s doing everything I can to succeed, and I’m willing to do whatever it takes to chase my dreams,” Romo says. “I want to be remembered as that fighting dog that never gives up and fights tirelessly for their dreams.”