DELA TORRE DEDICATES LAS VEGAS FIGHT TO HIS FAMILY
Sat, 18 Nov 2017
Undefeated Filipino prospect Harmonito dela Torre (19-0,12KO’s) of the Sanman Gym of Gen.Santos City is set for his battle against unbeaten Mongolian Tugstsogt Nyambayar (8-0,8KO’s) at the Cosmopolitan in Las Vegas.
Dela Torre weighed in at 128 lbs while Nyambayar was at 125.6 lbs during the official weigh-in for their non-title contest.
Dela Torre, in an e-mail message to philboxing stated, “I’m feeling great. I’m ready to shock the world tomorrow. This is for my 4 day old baby and my wife back home in the Philippines.”
Nyambayar won a silver medal as a flyweight during the 2012 London Olympics. He lost to Cuban Robeisy Ramirez in the finals.
Dela Torre, together with other Sanman gym prospects trained in Florida under Cuban coach Moro Fernandez. His wins in the United States were by majority decision against Guillermo Sanchez in New York and against Jose Luis Araiza by unanimous decision in Iowa.
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