Philippines, 26 Aug 2019
  Home >> News >> List of Articles >> Maloney L. Samaco

 
Search Boxer:
First Name
Last Name


BOXERS                         

CURRENT CHAMPIONS 

FORMER CHAMPIONS   

RATINGS                       

FIGHT SCHEDULES        

FIGHT RESULTS            

NEWS                            

HOUSE NEWS                

FORUM                          

FIGHT GALLERIES        

TRAINERS                     

MANAGERS                    

PROMOTERS                  

BOXING GYMS               

RING CARD GIRLS        




 



Dong Secuya
Web Editor

Rene Bonsubre, Jr.
Contributing Editor

Homer D. Sayson
NBA Section Editor




Ronnie Nathanielsz

Rich Mazon

Eddie Alinea

Epifanio M. Almeda

Anthony Andales

Jason Aniel

Hesiquio Balderas

Sid Bañez

Brett Bonetti

Marlon Bernardino

Winchell Campos

Socrates Celestial

T. Chin-Te

Carlos Costa

Christopher Cruz

Rob Cruz

Jonathan Davis

Dr. Ed de la Vega

Lito delos Reyes

Gianluca (Rio) Di Caro

Edwin G. Espejo

Dennis U. Eroa

Ron Galarpe

Joaquin Henson

Oliver Iglesias

Dionis Jacobe

Ted Lerner

Salven Lagumbay

Reylan Loberternos

Mike Angel Lopez

Salvador Lopez

Joan Secuya-Medida

Ryan Medida

Rico Navarro

Rod Mijares

Manny Pacquiao

Gerry Peñalosa

Greg R. Penilla, M.D.

Gov. Manny Piñol

Dr. Allan Recto

Hermie Rivera

Emmanuel T. Rivera

Virgi T. Romano

Nicholai R. Roska

Maloney L. Samaco

Sev Sarmenta

Reynaldo Seno

Myron Sta. Ana

Atty. Danrex Joseph V. Tapdasan

Recah Trinidad

Reni M. Valenzuela

Mark F. Villanueva




 
List of Articles by Maloney L. Samaco


 

ANCAJAS BACK IN TRAINING FOR SULTAN

By Maloney L. Samaco
PhilBoxing.com
06 Mar 2018



Jerwin Ancajas once again keeps himself busy in training after he was being notified that he will probably be fighting in a mandatory defense of the IBF super-flyweight belt on April 14 in Las Vegas.

“We are on standby because there is a possibility that my next defense will be in April and not in June as I had been told,” Ancajas was quoted by Nick Giongco of Manila Bulletin.

Ancajas buckled down to work in his so-called Survival Training Camp in Magallanes, Cavite with his manager-trainer Joven Jimenez.

The Panabo City-born world titlist is obliged to perform a mandatory defense against the top contender countryman Jonas Sultan of the Cebu-based ALA Boxing Promotions.

Sultan likewise has also been preparing in the gym readying himself for his first world title shot. He had an upset victory over former world champion Johnriel Casimero last year to earn the title fight.

Ancajas just came from successfully defending his IBF junior bantamweight crown in Corpus Christi, Texas, where he stopped Mexico's Israel Gonzalez in the 10th round.

Bob Arum of Top Rank Inc. is staging the world welterweight title fight starring Australian champion Jeff Horn and American challenger Terence Crawford.

The Top Rank contest was supposed to include Manny Pacquiao as co-feature but the fighting senator preferred to explore possible matches without Arum’s guidance and is reportedly arranging a deal to fight in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia in May.

Jimenez said US-based boxing agent Sean Gibbons stated that he will know this week if Ancajas and Sultan are clashing with each other in what will be the first all-Filipino world title fight in 93 years after the Pancho Villa versus Clever Sencio world flyweight championship in 1925.

The IBF superflyweight titlist was one of the three sports personalities, together with bowler Krizziah Lyn Tabora and billiards player Carlo Biado, honored by the Philippine Sportswriters Association as the Athlete of the Year. This prompted again scribes and fans alike to compare him to his idol and co-promoter, four-time Athlete of the Year Manny Pacquiao.

“I don’t mind the comparisons because it’s an honor to be compared to him,” said Ancajas as quoted by inquirer.net . “But no one in the Philippines and in the world can match to what sir Manny has accomplished,” he added.

Ancajas, who is fresh from his stunning defense of the belt last month in Corpus Christi, Texas, even went to as far as saying that “the next Manny Pacquiao has not been born yet."

According to promoter Bob Arum, it will be quite difficult for Ancajas to attain the stage of success Pacquiao has reached. Still the Hall of Fame boxing promoter believes Ancajas has the potential for greatness like the eight-division world champion.

“If he (Ancajas) will be able to achieve mini-half of what Manny has achieved, I’d be very happy,” said Arum, who signed the IBF champ to a six-fight contract for Top Rank Promotions.

Ancajas caught Arum’s attention when he stopped Japanese Teiru Kinoshita in the second defense of his junior bantamweight title. He fought in the undercard of Pacquiao’s loss of his WBO welterweight crown to Jeff Horn in Brisbane, Australia, last July.

“He’s a really nice kid. Humble and kind just like Manny. And he could really fight," described Arum of his fighter as quoted as ABS-CBN. “His life story is somewhat epic like Manny and is dedicated as a fighter. He has the Manny pedigree.”

If Ancajas gets an impressive win, Arum has big plans for MP Promotions’ first world champion. Aside from high-paying purses, Top Rank is aiming a fight for him against the best of the superflyweight division like WBO champion Naoya Inoue of Japan and WBC titlist Srisaket Sor Runvisai of Thailand or even former pound-for-pound king Roman "Chocolatito" Gonzalez.


Back to Maloney L. Samaco's Articles Listing



Recent PhilBoxing.com In-House articles:

  • Méndez Dethrones Saludar in Puerto Rico
    By Carlos Costa, 25 Aug 2019
  • Tough test for Penalosa
    By Joaquin Henson, 25 Aug 2019
  • GOLOVKIN HAS THE FEAR FACTOR AGAINST DEREVYANCHENKO
    By , 25 Aug 2019
  • 13 Filipino boxers all lost in Thailand this year
    By Lito delos Reyes, 25 Aug 2019
  • Carlo Peñalosa, Max Flores Make Weight For IBO World Title on ESPN5 Philippines
    By Carlos Costa, 24 Aug 2019
  • ‘Bunso’ to carry Elorde flag
    By Joaquin Henson, 24 Aug 2019
  • UNDEFEATED SUPER MIDDLEWEIGHT PROSPECT VLADIMIR SHISHKIN IMPRESSIVE IN U.S. AND NATIONAL TV DEBUT IN MAIN EVENT OF SHOBOX: THE NEW GENERATION ON SHOWTIME®
    By , 24 Aug 2019
  • RJJ Boxing on UFC FIGHT PASS® Weights & Fact Sheet from Viejas Casino and Resort
    By , 24 Aug 2019
  • Raquinel KOs Kogawa to keep OPBF flyweight crown
    By Lito delos Reyes, 24 Aug 2019
  • FRANCHON 'THE HEAVY-HITTING DIVA' CREWS-DEZURN TO DEFEND WBC SUPER MIDDLEWEIGHT WORLD TITLE AGAINST ALEJANDRA 'LA TIGRE' JIMENEZ ON MUNGUIA VS. ALLOTEY UNDERCARD
    By , 24 Aug 2019
  • FRANCHON 'THE HEAVY-HITTING DIVA' CREWS-DEZURN TO DEFEND WBC SUPER MIDDLEWEIGHT WORLD TITLE AGAINST ALEJANDRA 'LA TIGRE' JIMENEZ ON MUNGUIA VS. ALLOTEY UNDERCARD
    By , 24 Aug 2019
  • PHOTOS: PH MILITARY HONORS PACQUIAO FOR HIS WIN AGAINST THURMAN
    By , 24 Aug 2019
  • The heavyweight kings and the fight for the game of thrones
    By Gary Todd, 23 Aug 2019
  • Casimero, Ramirez Make Weight for WBO Bantam Battle; Winner Battles Zolani Tete
    By Carlos Costa, 23 Aug 2019
  • Kovalev vs Yarde Weigh-In from Chelyabinsk, Russia
    By , 23 Aug 2019
  • LUIS FELICIANO CAPTURES NABF SUPER LIGHTWEIGHT TITLE WITH UNANIMOUS DECISION VICTORY AGAINST GENARO 'EL CONDE' GAMEZ
    By , 23 Aug 2019
  • Abandoned son out for recognition
    By Joaquin Henson, 23 Aug 2019
  • Abandoned son out for recognition
    By Joaquin Henson, 23 Aug 2019
  • GAB Requests WBC Asia to Review Sarguilla vs Deebook Match; Calls for a Rematch
    By Carlos Costa, 23 Aug 2019
  • Juan Miguel Elorde Challenges WBO Superbantam Champ Emmanuel Navarrete Sep 14 in Las Vegas
    By Ed de la Vega, DDS, 23 Aug 2019





  •  




     
    PhilBoxing.com has been created to support every aspiring
    Filipino boxer and the Philippine boxing scene in general.
    Please send comments to feedback@philboxing.com


    PRIVATE POLICY | LEGAL DISCLAIMER
    developed and maintained by dong secuya
    © 2019 philboxing.com.