Philippines, 15 Oct 2018
  Home >> News >> List of Articles >> Rich Mazon

 
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 Rich Mazon


 

Eden Sonsona knocks out previously unbeaten Adrian Estrella in Mexico

By Rich Mazon
PhilBoxing.com
17 May 2015


Sonsona.
Most Filipino boxing fans say that the only way for a Filipino fighter to win in Mexico is to score a knockout.

Eden Sonsona did just that and in spectacular fashion Saturday night.

Sonsona, 26, (33-6-2, 11 KOs) of General Santos City scored a 2nd round TKO win over previously unbeaten super featherweight Adrian Estrella, 23, (22-0, 20 KOs) of Monterrey, Nuevo León, Mexico at the Auditorio Miguel Barragan, San Luis Potosi, San Luis Potosí, Mexico.

The Pinoy fighter came out swinging from the get-go against a knockout artist who is fighting in his home turf. Both mixed it up in the opening salvo, with the bigger Estrella going down early from what is ruled as a slip by the referee.

Estrella was able to dodge Sonsona’s overhand lefts in the first and managed to hurt his opponent with combinations of his own. He stunned Sonsona early in the round with a short right that almost knocked down the fighter from the Philippines.

In the 2nd round, Estrella started fast but missed with a straight right that Sonsona was able to avoid. Sonsona fired a looping left that glanced Estrella and then followed it up with a big and perfectly timed overhand right that clipped the Mexican in the jaw.

Estrella fell and hit the canvas with his hand and face after receiving the huge shot. He got up but was visibly dizzy as he stood up and wobbled around the ring. He fell again as he reached his own corner and the referee stopped the fight immediately in favor of a jubilant Sonsona who hugged his trainer after his big win.

Sonsona snatched the vacant WBC International Silver Super Featherweight strap with his big upset win and notched his 34th win and 12th KO of his career in enemy territory.

Estrella will have to regroup with his shocked team after suffering his first defeat and knockout in the hands of the visiting Sonsona - who joined fellow Pinoy fighter Jonathan Taconing as the only two fighters from the Philippines who are victorious in Mexico this year.


You can reach the author at rrmaze24@aol.com and @Freemazon910.


Back to Rich Mazon 's Articles Listing



Recent PhilBoxing.com In-House articles:

  • SPORTS TRIVIA 8: STATS WHEN CRAWFORD STOPS BENAVIDEZ
    By Maloney L. Samaco, 15 Oct 2018
  • NBA -- FIVE WARRIORS TO TEAM USA?
    By Eddie Alinea, 14 Oct 2018
  • Heavy Handed Zach Dubnoff Eyes Pro Debut In December
    By , 14 Oct 2018
  • Abalo, Saraos, Salubre reign in Barroso Chess Cup
    By Marlon Bernardino, 14 Oct 2018
  • CRAWFORD SILENCES BENAVIDEZ (PHOTOS)
    By , 14 Oct 2018
  • ANGEL 'TITO' ACOSTA DEFENDS WBO LIGHT FLYWEIGHT WORLD TITLE WITH SECOND-ROUND KNOCKOUT AGAINST ABRAHAM RODRIGUEZ
    By , 14 Oct 2018
  • Prograis Makes Brief Stop Home Before Upcoming Fight
    By , 14 Oct 2018
  • Exciting Boxing Card Scheduled for the WBO Convention in Panama
    By Carlos Costa, 14 Oct 2018
  • Gun violence victims in match to watch
    By Joaquin Henson, 14 Oct 2018
  • LA FIGHT CLUB: FERDINAND KEROBYAN SHINES WITH EXPLOSIVE FIRST-ROUND KNOCKOUT WIN AGAINST ROLANDO MENDIVIL
    By , 14 Oct 2018
  • BRESTOVAC KO'S DINIZ & EGLI CHOKES OUT NEVES AT FFC 31
    By , 14 Oct 2018
  • Undefeated Ruben Villa weighs in for Tonight's battle with Miguel Carrizoza
    By , 14 Oct 2018
  • NBA -- Kerr pays Winter a tribute
    By Eddie Alinea, 13 Oct 2018
  • Rampage Jackson, I Broke My Hand Beating On Wanderlei Silva's Head
    By , 13 Oct 2018
  • Metta World Peace & Ben Wallace Compare UFC 229 Brawl To Malice At The Palace
    By , 13 Oct 2018
  • SPORTS TRIVIA 7: CRAWFORD WILL NOT FIGHT PACQUIAO ANYMORE
    By Maloney L. Samaco, 13 Oct 2018
  • ANGEL ACOSTA VS. ABRAHAM RODRIGRUEZ OFFICIAL WEIGHTS
    By , 13 Oct 2018
  • US champion Ernesto Malazarte leads PECA Toril, Davao executive chessfest
    By Marlon Bernardino, 13 Oct 2018
  • Crawford-Benavidez Weigh-In Results and Photos
    By , 13 Oct 2018
  • Broner or Berto for Manny before Floyd?
    By Joaquin Henson, 13 Oct 2018





  •  




     
    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
    © 2018 philboxing.com.