ENGELBERT MORALDE FIGHTS TORRES IN JAPAN
By Rene Bonsubre, Jr.
Fri, 02 Dec 2016
Sanman boxer Engelbert Moralde of Davao City will have his first overseas stint on December 11 when he faces Mexican Kenbun Torres at the L-Theatre in Osaka, Japan.
Sanman Promotions CEO Jim Claude Manangquil informed philboxing of this match-up. The 24 year old Moralde (9W-3L,6KO?s) bounced back from his split decision loss to Joyjoy Formentera last year with a unanimous decision victory against Jun Eraham in Tupi, South Cotabato last September.
The 29 year old Torres (11W-2L,9KO?s) was born in Celaya, Mexico but his last 12 fights were held in Japan after losing in his pro debut in Mexico in 2003. His boxrec record shows no activity from 2008 to 2015 but last April, he beat Thai Kaosaen Kaolanlekgym by first round TKO.
Moralde vs Torres is an eight round non-title contest.
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