Philippines, 18 Oct 2017
  Home >> News >> List of Articles >> Rene Bonsubre, Jr.

 
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 Rene Bonsubre, Jr.


 

SINGH AND CHEKA MAKE WEIGHT FOR DELHI’S NIGHT OF THE CHAMPIONS

By Rene Bonsubre, Jr.
PhilBoxing.com
17 Dec 2016



NEW DELHI, INDIA – Hometown hero Vijender Singh and Francis Cheka of Tanzania are all set for their WBO Asia-Pacific super middleweight battle this Saturday December 17.

During the official weigh-in, Singh weighed in at 76 kgs or 167.5 lbs while Cheka stepped on the scales at 74.7kgs or 164.75lbs.

Singh is a bronze medalist at the 2006 Asian Games and 2008 Olympics, winning the first boxing medal for his country. He is on a fast track to stardom with a record of seven fights with six KO’s. He won his WBO Asia Pacific belt last July by unanimous verdict against Kerry Hope of Australia last July. This will be Singh’s first defense of the title.

Cheka (32W-9L-2D,17KO’S) captured a world title with the WBF in 2013 and various regional belts with the IBF, UBO and WBF.

The weigh-in was supervised by WBO VP for Asia-Pacific Leon Panoncillo and the officials of the Professional Boxing Commission, International.

The undercards will also feature Indian boxers against foreign opponents:

Pardeep Karera (65.5kgs) vs Scott Edwards (67.7kgs) of Australia – 4 rounds

Kuldeep Dhanda (60.8kgs) vs Egy Rozten (60.2kgs) of Indonesia – 6 rounds

Dhairmender Grewal (89.6kgs) vs Abasi Kyobe (94.7kgs) of Uganda – 4 rounds

Deepak Tanwar (66.1kgs) vs Suritonyo Bara Boys (67.2kgs) of Indonesia – 4 rounds

Rajesh Kumar (59.7kgs) vs Mubara Sseguya (59.8kgs) of Uganda – 4 rounds

The fight billed as ‘Night of the Champions” will be held at Delhi’s Thyagaraj Stadium which was the venue for the 2010 Commonwealth Games.

The Professional Boxing Commission also conducted a brief seminar for Indian officials about the role of corner inspectors, dressing room inspectors, proper handwrapping and a refresher course on the correct way to score a professional fight.

Photo - Vijender Singh (left) of India and Francis Cheka of Tanzania during Friday's weighin.


Back to Rene Bonsubre, Jr.'s Articles Listing



Recent PhilBoxing.com In-House articles:

  • ABDULHAMID TO FACE EX-IBF PAN PACIFIC CHAMP IK YANG IN CHINA NOV. 2
    By , 18 Oct 2017
  • Short Beats Roque, Gains Solo Lead
    By , 18 Oct 2017
  • The Past Week in Action 17 October 2017 - Part II
    By Eric Armit, 18 Oct 2017
  • The Past Week in Action 17 October 2017 - Part I
    By Eric Armit, 18 Oct 2017
  • Damien Vazquez, Blair Cobbs and Tye Brooks Victorious in Mexico
    By , 18 Oct 2017
  • CHINESE WHISPERS: LIU GANG PROMOTED CHINESE RISING STAR TAKES AIM AT SUPER8
    By , 18 Oct 2017
  • NBA -- Warriors pegged as heavy favorites to repeat as champs
    By Taha Qureshi, 18 Oct 2017
  • NBA -- Bulls' Mirotic taken to hospital after "fight" erupts at practice
    By Anas Farooq, 18 Oct 2017
  • THURMAN, SPENCE AND CRAWFORD IN THE WELTERWEIGHT DIVISION
    By Maloney L. Samaco, 18 Oct 2017
  • MIGUEL COTTO VS. SADAM ALI NEW YORK CITY PRESS CONFERENCE QUOTES
    By , 18 Oct 2017
  • ANTHONY JOSHUA vs. CARLOS TAKAM HEAVYWEIGHT WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP SET FOR OCT. 28
    By , 18 Oct 2017
  • Joey Tiberi headlines a night of championship boxing on Saturday, November 11th at the Hockessin PAL in Hockessin, Delaware
    By , 18 Oct 2017
  • Short, Antonio Keep Share of Lead
    By , 17 Oct 2017
  • Frank De Alba takes on Ivan Najera on Tuesday, November 21st at The Sands Bethlehem Event Center
    By , 17 Oct 2017
  • NYPD's Dimash Niyazov Added to November 11 Jacobs vs Arias card
    By , 17 Oct 2017
  • Premiere Episdoe - 'The Hollywood Beatdown with Tyron Woodley'
    By , 17 Oct 2017
  • RCJ FIGHTERS PREVAIL IN “FIST OF FURY 2”
    By , 17 Oct 2017
  • Hall of Fame Boxing Trainer Johnny Lewis Starts Boxing Series in Sydney
    By , 17 Oct 2017
  • HORN DEFENDS TITLE AGAINST CORCORAN, TARGETS PACQUIAO, CRAWFORD OR MCGREGOR NEXT
    By Maloney L. Samaco, 16 Oct 2017
  • Antonio Agrees to a Draw Vs Short, Keeps Solo Lead After 5 Rounds
    By , 16 Oct 2017





  •  




     
    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
    © 2017 philboxing.com.