Photo and Video Replay: Elorde Boxing a Unanimous Success: Vallespin, Alfante, Emillano and De Paz All Victors

Photo and Video Replay: Elorde Boxing a Unanimous Success: Vallespin,Alfante, Emillano and De Paz All Victor

September 30, 2007, at the Grand Flash Ballroom, Elorde International held the quadruple championship boxing event which featured the current local boxing heroes of the Philippines.
Local boxing events usually don’t get much media attention but tonight was different as a number of media outlets including Rappler, Sports Radio, and other media companies were present to support and live broadcast the event.
There were a lot of great fights including impressive knockout wins from Ronel Sumalpog and Wowie Campos who both floored their opponent in the first round proving that they have the punching power. 

There are, however, four fights I personally liked. Let me itemize them below.

Abaniel Shows wares against Thai in preparation for a title fight. 

The fight between Gretchen “Chen Chen” Abaniel and Chamaport Chairin, was actually considered a tune-up fight for a bigger fight that may be held in Macau in the next coming month for Abaniel. Gretchen now at 31 years old has compiled a record of 18 wins and 8 losses and have now won 3 wins in a row after dropping 3 losses. Chen-Chen who originally hails from Puerto Princessa easily defeats the Thai fighter with the score of 60 – 54 by all of the judges.
After the fight, Abaniel noted that she was trying her best to drop her opponent but she was tough. She also mentioned that they were preparing for a fight against an orthodox fighter but it turned out that Chairin was a southpaw.

Too Close, Eranio Semillano sought a Majority Decision

Macrea Gadionco and Eranio Semillano put on a show Saturday night at the Grand Falsh ballroom but while he scored said Semillano is the winner,  Gadionco made it hard for Semillano as he can also claim an emotional win after a losing a close decision that could demand a rematch between two outstanding boxers. The score was 114-114 and two 115-113 as Semillano wins the Philippine Super Flyweight Title.

Taday Stepped Up big time but Alfante is still the Champ. 

Reymark Taday of Olivetti Boxing gym was a late replacement of Ardin Diale who failed to secure permission from GAB due to medical reasons. Taday who came in with a four-fight winning streak suffered a loss against Chris Alfante who shake off ring rust after being inactive for awhile. Taday who now holds a boxing record of 8 wins and 3 losses was aggressive and was engaging Chris Alfante into a boxing brawl but Alfante was slicker and more precise as he wins 6 of the scheduled 10 rounds of the fight.

El Matador Defeats Durable Lastikman to retain belt

Lastikman did his best but lack of training and preparation may have cost his demise as he personally tell us after the fight. Allan Vallespin, however, should still get all the credit as he masterfully boxes Lastikman in the much awaited main event last Saturday. Vallespin was throwing bombs and hitting Abila to the face and the body and while in some moments Abila appeared to be hurt, he continues to strive and was able to survive the whole fight.
Vallespin spoke to us after the fight. Watch our interview here.

Other results:

– Allan Vallespin Defeated. Cristian Abila via Unanimous Decision (116-112, 116-112, 118-110) retains Philippine super featherweight title.

– Cris Alfante def Reymark Taday via Unanimous Decision ( 96-93, 96-93, 97-92) Retain WBC Asia Continental flyweight title.

– Eranio Semillano Defeated Macrea Gadiongco Majority via Decision (115-113, 114-114, 115-113) wins Philippine Super flyweight title.

– Gretel De Paz Defeated Christine Latube via Unanimous Decision (58-56, 60-54, 60-54) Wins Philippine Women Bantamweight title

– Gretchen Abaniel defeated Chamaporn Chairin via Unanimous Decision (All 60-54)

– Roldan Aldea Defeated Warren Mambuanag via knockout in round 4

– Wowie Campos defeated Roy Lagrada via knockout in round 1

– Ricardo Sueno Defeated. Manny Mamaquiao via Unanimous Decision (58-55, 59-56,60-53)

– Ronel Sumalpong Defeated Maurito Palacios via knockout in round 1

Full replay here:

Powcast Live Broadcast on Sept 30 for Elorde Quadruple Championship Event!

Elorde Boxing Event

Bakbakan sa Elorde Quadruple championship event

One of the most stacked boxing card in recent years will happen this weekend at the famed Elorde Sports Complex, the home of boxing legend Gabriel Flash Elorde. 
Philippine Boxing communities will surely rave for this occasion as it is rare to see four title fights in one night. This is expected to be a historic boxing night that Pinoy boxing fans should not miss!

Below are the championship fights for that night.
Chris Alfante vs Ardin Diale for  WBC Asia Continental Flyweight Title
Allan Vallespin vs Cristian Abila for the Philippines Super Featherweight title
Eranio Semillano vs Macrea Gandionco for the Philippine Superflyweight title
Greter De Paz vs Christine Latube for the Philippine Women Bantamweight title

Powcast will be live on Facebook!

Powcast loves boxing. Last weekend, we witnessed the Elorde brothers take care of business. This Saturday, we will be back at it again as we simulcast this event live on Facebook.  We would like to get your support and share the event and let everyone know that they can watch it live on our page. 

Elorde Boxing: Glenn Suminguit Retained PH Bantamweight Belt Via Technical Decision

Jhonny Elorde Boxing Event: Suminguit and Pael Ended Abruptly

Glenn Summingit Retained PH Bantamweight Belt Via Technical Decision

September 23 at the Elorde Sports Complex, boxing enthusiast converged at the event as the grandsons of legendary boxer Flash Elorde takes the center of the ring to showcase their boxing skills against Indonesian foes. On paper, the Indonesian rivals don’t stand a chance and it was validated last night as the Elorde brothers took home the victories by knocking out each of their opponents.
The real story tonight, however, was the main event as two equally brave and talented fighters clash inside the ring for the Philippine Bantamweight Championship. On the onset of the fight, I know that we will be seeing a special fight as both fighters equally exchanged blows and neither of the fighters is backing out.
We have a fight! 
Glenn Sumingit, a fighter that was born in Zamboanga and Renoel Pael from Leyte both showed grit as they went back and forth each trying to outdo and outwork each other. Suminguit had a slight edge on my scorecard as he threw more effective punches and combination but Pael, also had a moment of his own as he tagged and even pushed back Suminguit at the ropes occasionally.

Anti-Climactic ending: Suminguit Wins via Technical Decision

It was the fifth round when the fight was suddenly put to a halt. Suminguit and Pael were in the heat of the battle and they got tangled up in the corner of the ring as they exchange heavy blows when referee Danrex Tapdasan stepped in and separated the two boxers. It was the loudest the crowd has been that night as two boxers unwilling to give in but as they got separated, it also revealed a badly cut left eye of Suminguit which is trickling with blood.
The referee was forced to call the medical team and upon check-up, Suminguit suffered two cuts from above and below the left eye. With the advice of the ring physician, referee put a stop in the contest and the fight will go to the scorecard.
Atty. Aquil Tamano scores it 48-47, Danilo Lopez 49-56 and Judge Oliver Garcia scores all the round in favor of Suminguit who retains his Philippine Bantamweight championship belt.
We talked to Glenn Suminguit after the fight.
Glen mentioned that he is still willing to continue but the ring physician saw a lot of blood and they stopped the fight, If it is me, I will still continue. He follows up by saying that, he is open to fighting him again if there is an opportunity.
Here is the rest of the Boxing kontra Droga results, September 23, 2017. 
Date: September 23, 2017
1) Glenn Suminguit vs. Renoel Pael
Result: Suminguit by Technical Decision
2) Juan Martin Elorde vs. Arief Blader
Result: Elorde by KO in 6
3) Juan Miguel Elorde vs. Afrizal Tamboresi
Result: Elorde by KO in 1
4) Claudevan Sese vs. Robin Dingcong
Result: Sese via Split Decision
5) Wilbert Berondo vs. Jay-Ar Diama
Result: Berondo via Unanimous Decision
6) Arvin Magramo vs. Alvin Defeo
Result: Majority Draw
7) Monico Laurente vs. Menard Zaragoza
Result: Laurente via Unanimous Decision
Watch the last two fights featuring Bai Elorde and Glenn Suminguit below.

Videos: Elorde Brothers Dispose Their Respective Indonesian Foes via Knockout

Elordes protect home turf via impressive knockouts 

 Migs Elorde Easily Defeats his Indonesian Foe via 1st Round KO

September 23 at The Flash Grand Ballroom of the Elorde Sports Complex in Paranaque City, Metro Manila, Philippines, the Elorde brothers came out banging as they respectively discard their opponents with impressive knockouts.

Mig Elorde Easily Defeated his Indonesian Foe via 1st Round K.O.

At 30 years old, Mig ” The Boss”  Elorde has now compiled a record of 24 wins and 1 loss after easily defeating his Indonesian foe Afrizal Tamboresi (11W- 6L) in round one with a well-timed left hook to the body that crumbled the Indonesian down on the canvas for good. Tamboresi tried to beat the count but the referee knew better and called the fight over in just the very first round to declare Mig Elorde winner by K.O. in the first round.
I luckily timed the punch well –  Juan Miguel Elorde
Mig Elorde looks happy with the win and he may be ready for a tougher challenge ahead. Meanwhile, let’s check out the fight replay of Mig Elorde and Afrizal Tamboresi.

With an injured right eye, Bai Elorde knocks Indonesian fighter down twice to win via 6 rounds K.O. 

Like his brother, Bai Elorde also had an impressive showing as he floored Arief Blader twice in the fight, but unlike his brother, Bai did not get the win easily as he was finding handicap due to an injury that he sustained in his right eye on the early rounds of the fight.
In the first round, while at the corner I sneezed hard then I just suddenly feel the swelling in my righteye. I was having double vision and it was hard. This is the first time that it happened to me. – Bai Elorde
Bai Elorde continued to press the fight and after a number of body punches, the investment suddenly paid off as the Indonesian fighter was knocked out via body shots six rounds. He was able to beat the count the first time but could not get the will to beat the second KO as he was counted out by the referee to officially rule the fight as a KO.
Meanwhile, in the main event, Glenn Sumingit escaped with a technical decision win after an injury that he sustained in the fifth that prompted the referee to put a halt on the fight with doctors advice.
This event is promoted by Johnny Elorde Promotion, matchmaker Art Monis (Hardstone Monis Boxing Gym).

Video: GAB Chairman Abraham Mitra Clears Misconceptions About Games and Amusements Board

GAB Chairman Abraham Mitra and Pow Salud of Sports Hub

Powcast was at the 17th Elorde Boxing Awards held last night at the Manila Hotel. The best and the brightest boxing stars of Philippines including some VIPs and personalities within the boxing industry including GAB Chairman Baham Mitra were also present.

We were given a chance to have a brief conversation with the GAB Chairman Baham about the recent issues and misconceptions with the Games and Amusement Board.
Here’s the transcript of the speech delivered by GAB Chairman Abraham Kahlil B. Mitra at 17th Gabriel “Flash” Elorde Boxing Awards.

Please allow me to correct some misconceptions about Games and Amusements Board (GAB).
1. Our mandate is the welfare and safety of boxers, not promotion. Plus, don’t get mad at us if we disapprove mismatches as we are the ones blamed or criticized in the media and not you.
2. Our annual budget is only P80-100 million. It is even smaller than the budgets of small municipalities. And, we have no funds budgeted for promotions or additional prize money.
3. Promoters do not pay GAB for the services of ring officials. I heard we were requested by officials themselves to be the depository for their compensation, as some were not paid by promoters in the past.
4. We only supervise 13 sports, not 22 as reported. We supervise other minimum activities from twice to five times a year. Most of the time and resources are allotted to boxing, as well as 46 of the 150 employees. As to basketball, we exercise oversight only since there is the Philippine Basketball Association (PBA) already. We are doing almost only licensing.
5. We do not hold the boxers welfare funds. It is with the Bureau of Treasury, not with us. Before, yes, the welfare funds were with us, but not anymore. Ever since we took office, the Department of Budget and Management has not released a single peso for our four requests.
6. The list of welfare fund released before was given to Mr. Sareal and Mr. Almario. Plus, it was posted in the website and Facebook page of the GAB.
7. We want to provide funds for retired boxers, but budget constraints prevent us from doing so.
8. We have been wanting to include MRI but managers say it’s too expensive. Now, upon prodding from Sen. Manny Pacquiao in the Senate interpellations, we will have to impose in the near future lest we be accused of reneging in our duties and functions.

17th Gabriel "Flash" Elorde Boxing Award winners


The 17th Gabriel “Flash” Elorde Boxing Awards Banquet of Champions take place on Saturday, March 25 at the Tent of The Manila Hotel.

Here are some award winners of the event:

Fighter of the Year Class of 2016:
Jerwin Ancajas- IBF Super flyweight world champion
Marlon Tapales- WBO Bantamweight world champion
Johnriel Casimero – Former 2 Division world champion (IBF 108 lbs. , IBF 112 lbs.)

Fight of the Year 2016:
Rambo Lagos vs Kenny Demecillo for WBF Asia Bantamweigth Championship (July 30,2016 in Cebu City)

Most Promising Boxer
Aston Palicte- WBO Intercontinental & NABF Superflyweight Champion

Best Male Amateur Boxer
Carlo Paalam – AIBA World Youth Championship Bronze Medalist

Best Promoter
Jim Claude Manangquil of Sanman Boxing Promotions

Best Referee
Danrex Tapdasan

Best Trainer
Jhun Agrabio

Posthumous awards
Ronnie Nathanielsz
Hermie Rivera

Special Awards:
Leon Panoncillo
Naris Singwatcha

Casting of Fist: 
Sen. Manny Pacquiao – Eight Division world champion/ current WBO Welterweight world champ
Gerry Penalosa- Former two division world champion
Dodie Boy Penalosa- Former two division world champion
Rolando Pascua- Former WBC lightweight champion

Other Major Awardees are Milan Melindo, Juan Martin and Juan Miguel Elorde, Albert Pagara, Jonathan Taconing, Randy Petalcorin,Donnie Nietes and Dennis Laurente and more.

BOXING KONTRA DROGA: Flash Elorde Grandsons to Defend WBO Crowns

(Juan Miguel Elorde ,  Juan Martin Elorde)

Filipino boxing legend Gabriel “Flash” Elorde grandsons will defend their WBO titles as part of Jhonny Elorde Promotions’ “Boxing Kontra Droga” on Feb. 25 at the Elorde Sports Center in Paranaque.
Juan Martin “Bai” Elorde (21-1-1,8) is set to defend his WBO Oriental lightweight title against Aekkawee Kaewmanee / Patomsith Pathompothong (16-7,6) of Thailand. The older of the two Elordes “Bai” won the WBO Oriental lightweight title on March 29 by outpointing Indonesian Musa Letding in a 10 round bout.
Juan Miguel “Boss” Elorde (22-1,11) the younger of the Elorde brothers will face Indonesian Erick Deztroyer (8-4-1,1). Juan Miguel Elorde is the reigning and defending WBO Asia Pacific Jr Featherweight champion and he is looking forward to defend his crown for the second time against the Indonesian fighter. 
Elorde brothers are both highly rated in World Boxing Organization (WBO). Juan Miguel is rated #3 in Jr.Featherweight division while Juan Martin is rated #8 in lightweight division. The WBO Jr Featherweight champion is Jessie Magdaleno and the WBO lightweight king is Terry Flanagan. Boxing fans are waiting for the Elorde brothers to step up in class and get their world title shots in the near future.

Elorde Night of Champions V Live Tomorrow at the Mall of Asia Music Hall

Elorde Night of Champions V
Elorde International Promotions is back with the 5th installment of the Night of the Champion Series. 
The event will be the last one this year and it promises to end with a bang! Headlining the card are tough contenders Allan Vallespin against Warren Mambuanag as they battle it out for the Philippine National Super featherweight title. 
Also on the card are Lenjun Retuerto going up against Ernie Minio Jr for the WBC ABCO Flyweight Final Eliminator and Jeffrey Arienza vs Rufino Mante for the WBC  ABCO Super flyweight Final Eliminator. 
It will be another night of exciting boxing and you can catch it all for free on December 15 at the Mall of Asia Music hall, Pasay City, Philippines
Or you can stay tuned in on as we give you a blow by blow action of the fight night. 

Tomorrow night Filipino Cagubcob and Blazo Will Fight in Japan, Made Weight today


Tomorrow night at Kurakuen, Japan, Felipe Cagubcob will take on Daigo Higa for the OPBF flyweight championship. Also fighting is fellow Filipino Jun Blazo for 8 rounds at 115lbs against Koki Eto.

Felipe Cagubcob got his weight at 112 and so did the champion, Daigo Higa, Jun Blazo and  Koki Eto also made weight at 115 lb

Elorde: Night of Champions IV Noynay vs Gabisay

Elorde: Night of Champions IV Noynay vs Gabisay

This Saturday at the Grand Flash Ballroom Elorde Sports Center in Paranaque, Elorde International Promotions is bringing back Joe Misako Noynay as he takes on Danilo Gabisay for the WBC ABCO Featherweight Championship in Night of champions IV. 

Also on the card is Cris Alfante vs Roilo Golez, they will slug it out for the WBC ABCO super flyweight Championship belt.

Giemel Magramo will challenge WBC Silver champ Muhammad Wasseem


WBC International flyweight champion Giemel “Pistolero” Magramo (17-0,13) of Philippines will challenge WBC Silver flyweight title holder Muhammad “Falcon” Waseem (4-0,3) of Pakistan on November 27 at Millennium Hilton Hotel in Seoul S.Korea.
Giemel Magramo won the title last December 2015 by beating heavy handed Jenny Boy Buca via 6th round stoppage and he is coming off 10 rounds unanimous decision win over Renz Rosia on July 16.
Waseem who has unblemished record of 4 wins with 3 KOs captured the WBC Silver flyweight title by the way of Unanimous decision over much experienced Filipino Jether Oliva (24-6-2,11). Two judges scored a 120-112 shutout while the third judge had Waseem the winner 119-113 last July 17th in S,Korea,
Both boxers are undefeated and this fight is a risky fight for both men.

Photomania: Elorde: Night of champions III

Powcast 10 best photos from the Elorde Night of Champions III

Here are the best highlights of the event last July 13, 2016 at Mall of Asia Music Hall

starting from our top

10. Exhaust for thirst

(c) Royce San Antonio
9. Confident Smile
(c) Royce San Antonio

8. Your foe My foe
(c) Royce San Antonio

7. Glove got your guts?

(c) Emil Rebano

6. My Sweet Tooth

(c) Royce San Antonio

5. Power Punch

(c) Emil Rebano

4. I am King

(c) Euge Taboox

3. Talk to my Gloves

(c) Egue Taboox

2. Cork Screw

(c) Emil Rebano

1. Nice try but you won’t make it

(c) Euge Taboox

Jeffrey Arienza stops Indonesian Wellem Reyk to win the vacant WBC title; Cagubcob KO Mabao in 3

(Jeffrey Arienza celebrating after his victory)
Twenty five year-old Jeffrey “Bull” Arienza stopped the former Indonesian Superlightweight champ Wellem Reyk despite of his physical disabilities, He was born with one leg was shorter that the other.
Arienza was the aggressor and tried to bully the Indonesian landing combinations to the body, Wellem Reyk tried to counter but Arienza didn’t respect the power of the Indonesian.
In the fourth round Arienza was ahead of all three judges scorecards (40-36). Arienza hurted Reyk with a left hook to the head but the Indonesian fighter tried his best to clinch to stop the flurry of the Filipino. In the 5th round Arienza finally landed a clear devastating hook to the body and stopped the Indonesian to claim the WBC Asian Boxing Council Superlightweight title
“Nahirapan din ako kase takbo sya ng takbo pero na-KO naman natin sa 5th round” said Arienza who was happy for his victory.
In the battle for the Philippine flyweight title,Jr Cagubcob scored knokdown in 2nd round enroute to his impressive Knockout in the 3rd round over veteran and defending champion Donny Mabao. The fight was exciting, fighters traded heavy punches but it seemed that more experienced Mabao was more accurate of the two fighters. In the third round Cagubcob landed a hook to the head followed by a short left body shot to the body to stop Mabao in third round. 
  (Jr Cagubcob knocks out Donny Mabao)
“Unang una nagpapasalamat ako sa promoter ko si sir Bebot, sir Garren at Elorde gym hindi ako makakalaban sa championship kung di dahil sakanila” said Cagubcob “Mag eensayo pa ako ng mabuti para sa mga susunod na laban” he added.
Another championship fight was a thrilling fight between Silvester Lopez and Danilo Pena. Silvester Lopez gets off the canvass to beat the veteran boxer Pena and claim the WBC ABCO featherweight title.

The other results of Night of the Champions are the following:

Silvester Lopez KO7 Danilo Pena
Allan Villespin TKO2 Jonel Borbon
Argie Guiriba KO1 Junjun Rimasog
Rolly Sumalpong UD6 Ruben Traza
Jerome Roque Split Draw Eblin Malagad
Nestor Junio MD4 Romel Hangalay


Boxing fans in Music Hall in Mall of Asia witnessed hard fought  action packed battle between Silvester Lopez and Danilo Pena who traded knockdowns for the vacant WBC Asian Boxing Council Continental featherweight title.

The opening round started fast when Danilo Pena landed with wild hooks in the head to Lopez. Silvester Lopez was down twice but both ruled as a slipped by referee Vergilio Silvano, though the second down is a highly debatable decision. Lopez was forced to take serious bombs with head shots and body shots from 1st to 3rd round. Pena entered the fourth round ahead of all three judges scorecards.
The fourth round Lopez adjusted with the wild style of Pena and forcing the round with intelligent pressure that allowed him to hurt Pena and land crunching shots to head. Lopez continued to break down Pena by landing punches to both head and body knowing Pena is still dangerous he hesitated to go toe to toe with the Pitbull however he did good job to counter Pena.
Potentially the candidate for round of the year, In round 6 Pena surprised Lopez with a looping left hook that landed right to the jaw and caused Lopez dropped to his knees. Knowing Lopez was hurt, Pena chased Lopez and looked forward to end the fight convincingly but Lopez was able to withstand  the agressiveness of Pena and countered Pena with monster hook that dropped Pena for the first time in the fight. Lopez had turned the bout around scoring another knockdown. Pena was saved by the bell but Lopez began to smell the 7th round stoppage win.

Pena entered the 7th round exhausted while Lopez continued to press a stoppage win. Pena was now forced to fight back and tried his best to get through the good counter and footwork of Lopez but Lopez took his time, and continued to break down the Pitbull, who was dropped again after a vicious assault. Silvester Lopez unleashed a flurry of punches that forced the referee to stop the fight at the mark of :56 seconds in the 7th round
Silvester Lopez survived early scare and gets off the canvass to beat the veteran and very tough Danilo Pena to claim the WBC Asian Boxing Council Featherweight title

Elorde Night of Champions III Weigh in and Press Conference, held at Skippy’s Bar & Grill, BGC

July 12, 2016 at BGC, Skippy’s bar – It was a great opportunity to ask the fighters about their plans on how they will beat their opponents in their respective divisions. All of them have one thing common in mind. Train hard, Focus and always be ready for the fight.
Here are the competitors for the Elorde Night of Champions III:
JR Cagubcob on his weigh in for the Philippine Flyweight Championship title.

Donnie Mabao on his weigh in for the Philippine Flyweight Championship title.

Silvester Lopez (Left) and Danilo 
Peña (Right) for the WBC ABCO Intercontinental Featherweight Championship title.

Wellem Reyk from Jakarta, Indonesia (Left) and Jeffrey Arienza (Right) for the WBC ABCO Super Lightweight Championship title.
The fight will be held on July 13, 2016, 4 p.m. Wednesday at the Music Hall Pasay City, SM-Mall of Asia.


Night of the Champions III fighters came face to face Tuesday afternoon during the press conference and official weighin of Night of Champions III held at at Skippy’s Bar and Grill a Australian Sports bar and steak restaurant located at BGC in Taguig City, the fight card is the third series of Night of Champions promoted by Elorde Int’l Productions. The fights will be held tomorrow evening, Wednesday at SM Mall of Asia Music Hall in Pasay City, Mero Manila
Jeffrey Arienza who will battle for the vacant WBC Asian Boxing Council super lightweight title against Wellem Reyk of Jakarta Indonesia, stated that his physical disability won’t be a problem for him as he look forward to fight again outside country. “Hindi naman ako nahihirapan sa ganito, okay naman ang ensayo” he said “Focus lagi sa ensayo para manalo sa laban” Arienza added. However, his opponent,Reyk, had another plan and looked forward to end the fight inside 4 rounds.
Arienza weigh in at 140 lbs,the superlightweight limit while Reyk tipped the scale at 139 lbs, a little bit underweight.
Appearing as a co feature is Silvester Lopez who will face compatriot “The Pitbull” Danilo Pena for the vacant WBC Asian Boxing Council Continental featherweight title. Lopez who is a former WBC Silver champion and world title challenger didn’t underestimate Pena on their rematch “Maasahan nyo talaga na maganda ang laban namin bukas sana walang masamang mangyari sa amin kasi alam ko rin na ensayado ito (Pena). Ingat nalang kaming dalawa” Lopez said. As for Danilo Pena who is determined to avenge his defeat over Lopez but didn’t underestimate Lopez “Basta ensayo lang, ensayo ng maayos para maganda ang laban namin” Pena said. Lopez weighed in at exactly 126 lbs, while Pena came in at 128 lbs on his first try but made the weight limit of 126 lbs. after perspiring himself outside the Skippy’s Bar and Grill.
Another under Elorde stable Felipe Cagubcob Jr will challenge the reigning Philippine Games and Amusement Board (GAB) flyweight champion veteran Donny Mabao.Both fighters came in at 112 lbs,

Compelete fight card weighed ins:

130 lbs.- 6 rounds
Allan Villespin-132 lbs.
Jonel Borbon- 132 lbs.

106 lbs,- 6 rounds
Argie Guiraba- 104 lbs.
Junjun Rimasog-105.5 lbs.

113lbs.- 6 rounds
Rolly Sumalpong- 112.5
Ruben Traza- 114

122 lbs, -4 rounds
Jerome Roque- 122
Eblin Malagad- 122.5

112- 4 rounds
Rommel Hangalay-112
Nestor Junio-112


Name: Jeffrey “Bull” Arienza
Age: 25
Title: WBC Youth World lightweight title
Notable Opponents: Dante Jardon
                                Masayuki Ito

Jeffrey Arienza ’s career started out when his cousins, also former pro boxers brought him to Marty Elorde at 16 years old on Oct 2006. After a lot of training and being eligible to fight as a pro, he had his debut on May 30, 2008 in Bogo, Cebu and won via TKO. He was undefeated for 10 straight fights until losing to Leonardo Doronio via TKO. After switching managers from Marty to Bebot Elorde, he was given a break to fight for the WBC Youth World Lightweight Title against Masa yuki Ito but lost. After the belt became vacant, he won the title against Takaya Kakutani via TKO to prove that he deserved this title.
Again, he was given another break to become the WBC International Siver Lightweight Champion but came out disappointed against Dante Jardon in Mexico. Now, he will be facing the Indonesian fighter Wellem Reyk for the WBC ABCO Superwelterweight Championship tomorrow night (July13) at Mall of Asia in Pasay City Philippines that will bring him up to the top 15 rating of the world. 
Jeffrey only finished grade 5 but he has learned everythin g growing through experience and mentorship by his trainers and managers. This very loving family man wants to give back to his family and raise his daughter very well. “Gusto ko mabigyan ng karangalan ang Pilipinas at maraos ang pamilya ko sa kahirapan” s aid Arienza when asked what he fights for. He also sidelines as a trainer to students that want to train boxing in Elorde Alabang, which for him helps him with their bills and needs. With so much drive, Arienza has the potential to make it big inside the ring and prove to anyone that anything can happen as long as you work hard for it,



Name: Wellem Reyk/Wempy Reyk
Age: 30
Titles: 5X Indonesian Super lightweight champion
Notable opponents: Jimrex Jaca
                            Jay Solmiano

William Reyk , a very tough boxer who was the former Indonesian Superlightweight Champion, and he was able to defend the title for five times. He was also invited to fight against fellow Filipino Jimrex Jaca in Araneta Coliseum under the ALA promotions where he lost via knockout. Now, 
he will be given another chance to redeem himself in Filipino soil. He will definitely not back down also considering that this will be a championship fight. This will be the most prestigious title that he will be fighting for and this match between Jeffrey Arienza will surely be an exciting one.

Wellem Reyk will battle against Jeffrey Arienza for the WBC Asian Boxing Council Super ligweight title tomorrow night (July 13) at Mall of Asia in Pasay City Philippines.


Name: Silvester “Silver” Lopez

Age: 28

Titles:WBC Silver super flyweight title
         WBC International super flyweight title
         WBC International bantamweight title
         WBC Asian Boxing Council Continental Superbantamweight

Notable opponents: Rey Vargas
                            Thabo Sonjica
                            Adrian Young
                            Yota Sato

Silvester Lopez, 28yrs. old is still Bebot Elorde’s top fighter as of today. The local Sibugay was brought to Manila by former champion, Celso Danggod. He has been with Bebot Elorde’s stable for almost 11years now. He is currently the most experienced one listed among the boxers of Bebot. He was crowned WBC Int’l Super Flyweight Champion when he was 21 years old after defeating Jong-Nam Park when he was still undefeated. He also defended his crown against Wandee Singwancha who had an impressiverecord of (63-11-1) at that time. After this, he continued going up the ratings after becoming the WBC Silver Super Flyweight Champion after beating Mexican hotshot, Oscar Ibarra. He also held the WBC Asian Boxing Council Continental Superbantamweight Title and the WBC International Bantamweighttitle. Despite all the belts he has been crowned with, he still has that one goal in mind, to become aworld champion.And he still has that chance to get his break if he wins this July for the WBC ABCOFeatherweight title against the Pitbull, Danilo Pena whom he had battled against before in Casino Pilipino and ended only in a Unanimous Decision. This will be a tough fight but Lopez, will not back down.
Silvester Lopez is one of those that can be considered blessed with education finishing high school but decided to enter the boxing industry and become a professional. He said that his father’s brothers andhis mom’s brother and even his brother Percival Lopez were professional boxers. So the passion and the drive to become a boxer was in his blood, Lopez said. After criticizing that he is already done, he saysthat “mayroon pa ako, may dalawang taon pa ako. Lalo lang ako nageensayo at natututo”. Even if he is already a veteran, Lopez never stops learning the technique to win and continues to improve. He aims to become a world champion within the next years to come.He currently serves as the “kuya” and the leader of the stable and wants to continue inspiring young ones after he retires.
With so much experience anddrive, there is still a big chance for the silver to win gold. He will prove that hard work and dedication will lead you somewhere


Name: Danilo “Pitbull” Pena
Record: 27-24-4,11 (Win-Loss-Draw-KO)
Notable opponents:Sonny Boy Jaro

                             Amnat Ruenroeng

                             Pungluang Sor Singyu
                             Randy Braga
                             Silvester Lopez

Titles:Philippines Luzon Professional Boxing Association (LuzProBA) featherweight title
          Philippines Boxing Federation (PBF) super bantamweight title
          Philippines Games & Amusement Board (GAB) super flyweight title

Dubbed as the Pitbull because of his brave look and all-out style in fighting, Danilo Pena has been one tough fighter to be in the ring with. Pena was crowned as the former LuzProBA featherweight champion,PBF Superbantamweight Champion and Philippine Superflyweight champion. All have been local titles and this fight against Silvester Lopez will give him that big break if he wins it.
This will be the second time that these two will be facing off. The first battle was for also for the WBCABCO Superbantwamweight Championship where Lopez was crowned victorious via unanimous decisioninside the PAGCOR Grand Theater where both fighters gave everyone an exciting fight to see.
The fight was toe to toe and facing them off one more time will give Pena the chance to redeem his lossagainst the first victor, and this will be a chance for Silver to prove to everyone that he isdeserving of the gold
Pena is scheduled to fight in a rematch against Silvester Lopez at the Mall of Asian in Pasay City on July 13th.

NIGHT OF THE CHAMPIONS III PROFILE: Felipe "Crunch Man" Cagubcob Jr.

Name: Felipe “Crunch Man” Cagubcob
Age: 25
Record: 5-2-5,1 (Win-Loss-Draw-KO)
Title: None
Notable opponents: Jake Bornea
                               Renz Rosia

Felipe Cagubcob Jr , a former amateur boxer that started out in this sport when he was just 8 years old, and looks to come back strong and grab this big break . His record may not be so impressive on paper but this fig hter should be underestimated. He may be small but he has the physique and the heart of a true champion. Coming from the island of Misamis Oriental, he said that he is determined to make his family and friends proud of him and that he will not let anyth ing or anyone get in the wa y of reaching his goal anymore. “ Masyado na akong matagal sa boksing at kailangan ko na rin talagang ipakilala ang sarili ko sa mga kapwa kong boksingero at gusto ko na rin maging champion para din sa pamilya ko. ” , JR says. 
Dubbed as the “ Crunch man ”, Jr will prove to his fellow boxers and the boxing heads that he deserves to be in this industry and that he still has the chance to become a champion that he says he wants to be. This fight against Mabao will be a tough but an exciting one as well because they have met inside the ring back when they were still amateu rs and where Cagubcob was na med victorious after 3 rounds. Cagubcob says that he isn ’ t promising another knockdown or another win but he will do everything that he can to win and to gain his confidence as a fighter inside the ring
Felipe Cagubcob Jr will try to get his first ever title when he fight the highly experience Donny Mabao for the Philippine GAB Flyweight tile at SM MOA in Pasay City on July 13.

Night of Champions III Profile: Donny "Mr Shallow" Mabao

Name:  Donny “Mr. Shallow” Cagubcob
Record: 22-25-3,4  (W-L-D-KO)
Titles: Philippines Games & Amusement Board (GAB) flyweight title
           WBC Asian Boxing Council Continental minimumweight title
Notables opponents: Nawaphon Kaikanha
                               Ryuji Hara
                               Florante Condes
                               Ryo Miyazaki
                               Merlito Sabillo
                               Warlito Parrenas
Donny Mabao, after having so many championship appearances in Thailand and in Japan, hefinally was crowned the Philippine Flyweight Champion after defeating Michael Enriquez via Majority Decision in front of the community of Taguig Sports Complex. After tasting victory after so many tries, Mabao is hungry for more. He has been tough fighter eyeing for that big title and after making this match possible, Mabao guarantees a good fight against the dark horse story of Cagubcob.This will be a good match up because both fighters are still hungry for their big break and they believe that they are still young enough to get those titles for themselves. He admits that he is not afraid to fight Cagubcob and says that this match will revenge himself and prove that he is still the true champion.

Donny Mabao will defend his Philippines Games & Amusement Board (GAB) flyweight title

against Felipe Cagubcob Jr in Night of Champions III July 13th at MOA Music Hall in Pasay City.

Boxing Kontra Droga: Magramo brothers in spotlight

Jhonny Elorde Promotions released another fight card that will give spot light to Magramo brothers and will feature also Philippine championship fight at The Flash Grand Ballroom of the Elorde Sports Complex in Paranaque City, Metro Manila on July 16th. 
Magramo family known as “skull and bones family”. They earned the monicker because early Magramos who represented Philippines in world of boxing are all brawlers from Ric Magramo, Ric Jr,Ronnie and Melvin. The bloodline of Magramo boxing family is still continuing up to this day. The latest Magramos who representing their family and Philippines are Giemel and Arvin Magramo both son of Melvin Magramo
Undefeated Giemel “Pistolero” Magramo (16-0,13) will defend his WBC flyweight International title for the first time against former title holder of the same belt Renz “Jaguar” Rosia (12-4,6)
Giemel Magramo won the title last December 2015 by beating heavy handed Jenny Boy Buca (10-2,10) via 6th round stoppage and he is coming off 4th round Technical decision win over Indonesian Junior Bajawa last March. As for Rosia he fought for the IBO world title against Moruthi Mthalane last December 2015 in South Africa but fell short against the veteran world champion.
Giemel’s younger brother Arvin Magramo will also see in action. He will turn pro and will take on experienced foe Robert Mendano.
“Arvin is a good fighter, he has speed, footwork and side to side movement, he is no big puncher unlike his older brother but he can still improve. He is still young i think 18 years of age” said Jay Ar Ballaran (Magramo family’s friend)
The fight card will also feature Philippines Games & Amusement Board (GAB) bantamweight title fight between Glenn Suminguit (18-2,9) and Alvin Bais (15-6-1,4)