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Three Filipino boxers made weight earlier today with their respective opponents ahead of their fight in Mexico and Japan tomorrow.
Tijuana Baja California Mexico
Eugene “Rambo” Lagos (11-3-2,7) of Bukidnon will attempt to be the second Filipino boxer to beat rugged Mexican Cesar “El Corazon” Juarez (19-5,14) in a10 round super bantamweight non-title bout. Both boxers weighed 122 lbs.
Las Vegas Nevada
Filipino-American, former world title challenger Mercito “No Mercy” Gesta (29-1,16) will take on hard hitting Mexican Gilberto Gonzalez (26-3,22) in a 10 round lightweight non-title bout promoted by Golden Boy Promotions. Gesta tipped off the scale at 133.6 pounds while Gonzalez was 134.2 pounds.
ALA Promotions has been released the full fight card of Pinoy Pride 40: “Domination” headlined by two times two division and the longest Filipino world champ Donnie “Ahas” Nietes (39-1-4,22 KOs) who will try to become a three division world champion when he faces Thai fighter Komgrich Nantapech (22-3,15KOs) for the vacant IBF Flyweight world title on April 29 at Cebu Waterfront Hotel and Casino in Cebu City.
In the co-main event Mark “Magnifico” Magsayo (15-0,11) will square off against Tanzanian Issa Nempepeche (24-7-4,11) in a 10 round Super featherweight non-title bout.
FULL FIGHT CARD:
Jeo Santisima (12-2,11) vs Indon boxer Master Suro (11-8-1,2)- 10 Rounds X Superbantamweight
Virgel Vitor (9-1,6) vs Michael Escobia (11-14-1,3) – 8 Rounds X Super bantamweight
Junrel Jimenez (6-1,3) vs Romel Antaran (2-4,1)- 8 Rounds X Flyweight
Kenneth Gentallan (5-0,3) vs Kennan Salvador (6-2-2,2) – 8 Rounds X Superflyweight
Esneth Domingo (5-0,4) vs Romulo Ramayan (7-10-3,3)- 8 Rounds X Flyweight
Christian Bacolod (6-0,4) vs Mike Kinaadman (5-1-2,4) – 6 Rounds X Flyweight
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
Jim Claude Manangquil of Sanman Boxing Promotions
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.
ALA Promotion’s Jonas “Zorro” Sultan will defend his IBF Intercontinental Super Flyweight Title against former world champion Sonny Boy Jaro who is now fighting under Shape Up Boxing Promotions. The fight will be held on March 19 at Makati Cinema Square Boxing Arena in Makati City,
Brian “Hawaiian Punch” Viloria victorious in his Japan debut as he earned a hard fought eight Super flyweight rounds over rugged Mexican Ruben Montoya in Tokyo Japan.
Viloria’s stablemate Shinsuke Yamanaka retained his WBC Bantamweight world Title with 7th round stoppage win over Mexican Carlson while former world title challenger Ryosuke Iwasa also earned a third round TKO win over Filipino Glen Medura.
(L- Menayothin , R- Jerusalem photo courtesy of Philboxing.com)
Former WBO-WBA Unified flyweight world champion Mexican Juan Francisco Estrada and Filipino fighter Raymond Tabugon make weight today ahead of their ten round superflyweight non title bout tomorrow in Estrada’s native Puerto Penasco.
Three Filipino boxers will travel in Ekaterinburg Russia and will try their best to win boxing titles. They are Filipino youngster Jerry Castroverde, veteran Dennis Laurente and Carlo Magali.
Aug 15, 2016
An open letter to the new GAB Chair.Hon. Abraham Mitra:
Mahal na Kgg.Mitra: