Philippines, 21 Apr 2018
  Home >> News >> List of Articles >> Epifanio M. Almeda

 
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 Epifanio M. Almeda



ANCAJAS REMAINS CONFIDENT TO KEEP HIS TITLE

By Epifanio M. Almeda
PhilBoxing.com
16 Nov 2017



Belfast -- IBF junior bantamweight world champion Jerwin Ancajas saw for the second time in person his challenger, Irish Jamie Conlan. Jamie is sometimes described as a Mexican because of his fighting style, but he is really from Belfast.

This time, Jamie was doing the mitts with his trainer atop the ring for the televised public workout of fighters battling their respective opponents on Saturday evening, November 18, Belfast time. Belfast is 8 hours behind Philippine time.

The first time Jerwin and manager-trainer Joven Jimenez saw Jamie was in Brisbane last June-July for Jerwin's 2nd title defense against Japanese Teiru Kinoshita. But Joven and Jerwin did not recognize Jamie thinking he was Michael Conlan's trainer. Michael is Jamie's younger brother. Joven and Jerwin even asked Michael to pose for some pictures with them. Michael was then fighting in the undercard of the Pacquiao-Horn event just like Jerwin.

It turned out that Jamie was closely watching Jerwin's ring workout with Joven.

With what he saw in the ring mitts workout, including Jamie's fights on youtube, Jerwin remains confident that he can handle whatever Jamie brings to the ring. But Jerwin does not brag about it. When asked by the TV crew as to his prediction of the Saturday's fight outcome with Jamie, Jerwin, aware of the Irish crowd inching their ears to listen to his answer, simply and humbly said, "I'm not into predicting the outcome of my fights. I'll just do my best to give fight fans the entertainment they deserve".

Well said in a crowd who would be rooting loud for the local fighter. On Jerwin's side are Filipino born Belfast residents Mariano Agsino, Vincent "Banto" Saljay, Alex, Bok and many others whose names escape me now, who have given much to team Ancajas' feeling it is also "at home". Without them, the team would not have the opportunity to see the site where the Titanic was built and to see the city.

These Filipino boxing fans express their pride in Jerwin and Jerwin promised not to let them down. Agsino, in particular, knows his boxing and he follows the career of past and present Filipino fighters.

The support given by Jerwin's Belfast countrymen adds boost to Jerwin's resolve to silence the expected loud Irish crowd come fight night.

The team looks forward to Jerwin's win and looks at it confidently.


Back to Epifanio M. Almeda's Articles Listing



Recent PhilBoxing.com In-House articles:

  • Lucas insists no eye surgery
    By Joaquin Henson, 21 Apr 2018
  • DONAIRE IS THE UNDERDOG, WHILE FRAMPTON ADMITS A LOSS TO THE FILIPINO FLASH WILL END HIS CAREER
    By Maloney L. Samaco, 21 Apr 2018
  • No way the Pacquio-Matthysse title fight won’ be a success
    By Eddie Alinea, 21 Apr 2018
  • Weights From San Antonio, TX
    By , 21 Apr 2018
  • Sullivan Barrera expects bounce back performance on Kovalev-Alvarez undercard and wants the winner
    By , 21 Apr 2018
  • TWO REGIONAL BELTS AT STAKE IN CHONGQING
    By Rene Bonsubre, Jr., 21 Apr 2018
  • WEIGHTS FROM BELFAST: FRAMPTON - 125.25 LBS, DONAIRE - 125.5 LBS
    By , 21 Apr 2018
  • ADRIEN BRONER vs. JESSIE VARGAS FINAL WEIGHTS & QUOTES
    By , 21 Apr 2018
  • Unbeaten Top Contender Joseph 'JoJo' Diaz Jr. takes on WBC Featherweight Champion Gary Russell, Jr. from MGM National Harbor in Maryland
    By , 21 Apr 2018
  • Boxing Champ Jermell Charlo Denied Gym Entry, Claims Racism
    By , 21 Apr 2018
  • NBA --- ​Pelicans​ take ​control​, lead Blazers 3-0​
    By Absalon Inocian, Jr., 21 Apr 2018
  • Pacman’s build-up program starts Monday
    By Eddie Alinea, 20 Apr 2018
  • PACQUIAO, MATTHYSSE MEET AND FACE OFF IN MALAYSIA IN WHAT PROMISES TO BE A GREAT FIGHT IN JULY (PHOTOS)
    By Carlos Costa, 20 Apr 2018
  • LAMONT ROACH, JR. AND ORLANDO 'EL FENOMENO' CRUZ BATTLE TO HARD-FOUGHT DRAW
    By , 20 Apr 2018
  • PACQUIAO, MATTHYSSE ARRIVE IN KUALA LUMPUR (PHOTOS)
    By Dong Secuya, 20 Apr 2018
  • PACQUIAO SAYS BUBOY NOW THEN FREDDIE NEXT
    By Maloney L. Samaco, 20 Apr 2018
  • Quotes from Final Press Conference for Adrien Broner vs. Jessie Vargas, Jermall Charlo vs. Hugo Centeno Jr. & Gervonta Davis vs. Jesus Cuellar Tripleheader Saturday, April 21 Live on SHOWTIME
    By , 20 Apr 2018
  • Record Capacity Crowd Expected for GGG vs Martirosyan at StubHub Center
    By , 20 Apr 2018
  • Back to the future with Hall of Famer Virgil Hill
    By , 20 Apr 2018
  • Undisputed M-1 Challenge Flyweight Championship Aleksander Doskalchuk vs. Arman Ashimov
    By , 20 Apr 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.