Philippines, 27 Feb 2020
  Home >> News

 


BOXERS

CURRENT CHAMPIONS 

FORMER CHAMPIONS   

RATINGS                       

NEWS           

FORUM        

FIGHT GALLERIES        

RING CARD GIRLS        




 
 
News  


Newly Crowned IBO World Champion Michael Dasmariñas Receives Award from Philippine's GAB Chairman Abraham Mitra


PhilBoxing.com




MAKATI CITY, Philippines -- It was a moment of emotion and pride for the 25 year-old Filipino IBO Bantamweight World Champion Michael Dasmari?as, 25, when the Republic of the Philippines Games and Amusement Board (GAB) Chairman Hon. Abraham Kahlil B. Mitra commended him and handed him his award as best Filipino boxer of April in a meaningful ceremony at the GAB Head Office today in Makati City, Metro Manila, Philippines.

"This is our government's recognition to your effort and dedication to the sport of boxing. You being a sports role model to the our young ones is so important to us. So we shake your hand and wish you all the best in your boxing career," said the GAB Chairman Mitra to the boxer, prompting the applause of the audience, which included GAB's Boxing and Contact Sports Division head Dioscoro B. Bautista.

A heavy-puncher leftie, Michael Dasmari?as - who hails from the sun-bathed paradise beach island of Camarines Sur - claimed the International Boxing Organization (IBO) 118 Lbs., title by knocking out the European Bantamweight Champion Karim Guerfi (27-4, 8 KO's) of France in a 4-round stoppage last May 25 in Singapore.

In attendance during the ceremony were GAB Chairman Hon. Abraham Kahlil B. Mitra, GAB Boxing and Contact Sports Division Head Dioscoro B. Bautista, GAB Chief Secretary Ms. Jackie Lou Cacho, International Boxing Official Silvestre Abainza, GAB Team leaders Eduardo Coronel, Oliver Evangelista and Dasmarinas' head coach Epetacio "Tacy" Agapay.

Meanwhile, from the Lion City of Singapore, Michael Dasmari?as' promoter Scott Patrick O'Farrell, 47, CEO Ringstar Boxing commented:

"Fantastic. I am happy to have played a part in Michael's rise to success. Michael Dasmari?as (28-2, 19 KO's) next fight is against Venezuelan Alexander Mu?oz (40-7, 31 KO's) a 3-time world champion. The non-title fight will be on September 29 here in Singapore. After that, Michael will be defending his IBO world-title later this year or in early 2019, possibly in Manila, Philippines.

"In addition, I am looking for a place in the World Boxing Super Series as Michael deserves to be included. In fact, we are open to fight any of the top-3 bantamweights in the IBF, WBC, WBA and WBO anytime, anywhere. Michael is truly ready," shared the CEO of Ringstar Boxing, the top boxing outfit in Singapore.

Photo: GAB Chairman Hon Abraham Kahlil B. Mitra commends IBO Bantamweight World Champion Michael Dasmarinas today in Makati City, Philippines.


The author Carlos Costa of Panama is a boxing writer based in Cebu City, Philippines. Carlos can be reached by email: Carlos512@hotmail.com and by Viber/Whatsapp: +639184538152


Click here to view a list of other articles written by Carlos Costa.


Recent PhilBoxing.com In-House articles:

  • AMAZON MAN HARRIS PRIMED TO DELIVER WORLD TITLE STUNNER
    , Thu, 27 Feb 2020
  • Undefeated lightweight prospect Jamaine "The Technician" Ortiz Set for Friday's homecoming fight
    , Thu, 27 Feb 2020
  • Ruben Villa Closing In on Title Shot as He is Now Ranked #2 By The WBO
    , Thu, 27 Feb 2020
  • Houston heavyweight boxer Darius Fulghum puts nursing career on hold to pursue Olympic dream
    , Thu, 27 Feb 2020
  • “REDEMPTION” IN GENSAN FULL FIGHT CARD
    , Wed, 26 Feb 2020
  • Santig is WBC South East Asia Promoter of the Year
    By Lito delos Reyes, , Wed, 26 Feb 2020
  • ENE-PURCELL AND BRACKIN FIGHT FOR HONOUR AND GLORY
    , Wed, 26 Feb 2020
  • The Past Week in Action 25 February 2020: Fury Crushes Wilder
    By Eric Armit, , Wed, 26 Feb 2020
  • Champ cites Jeo’s heart
    By Joaquin Henson, , Wed, 26 Feb 2020
  • Alamo-Castaneda set for Friday on Telemundo
    , Wed, 26 Feb 2020
  • A bold and complete conquest
    By Recah Trinidad, , Wed, 26 Feb 2020
  • Second Overtime: Masbateños in California honor Santisima
    By Homer D. Sayson, , Wed, 26 Feb 2020
  • VERGIL ORTIZ JR. VS. SAMUEL VARGAS LOS ANGELES KICKOFF PRESS CONFERENCE QUOTES
    , Wed, 26 Feb 2020
  • NBA --- Lillard still down as Portland chases playoffs spot
    By Ryan Gallardo, , Wed, 26 Feb 2020
  • Split-T Management's Antonio Vargas wins wins 2nd straight with Unanimous Decision in Miami, Florida
    , Wed, 26 Feb 2020
  • ‘BORN FIGHTER’ VARGAS COMING INTO HIS PRIME
    , Wed, 26 Feb 2020
  • Ring Of Hope’s “Night To Fight” Returns March 7 at Toyota Music Factory in Irving, Texas and live on Pay Per View
    , Wed, 26 Feb 2020
  • NBA Daily: Bucks Survive Beal’s Career-High 55 to Upend Wizards in OT 137-134
    By Reylan Loberternos, , Wed, 26 Feb 2020
  • Top Rank Signs Light Heavyweight Contender Umar Salamov to Promotional Agreement
    , Wed, 26 Feb 2020
  • 18-YEAR OLD AMATEUR STANDOUT ANGEL CHAVEZ TURNS PROFESSIONAL WITH MANAGER BOB SANTOS
    , Wed, 26 Feb 2020
  • 4 Division World Champion Erik Morales Confirmed for Sixth Annual Box Fan Expo, During Cinco de Mayo Weekend, Saturday May 2, in Las Vegas
    , Wed, 26 Feb 2020
  • SANTISIMA LOSES TO A GREAT CHAMPION AND THERE'S NOTHING TO BE ASHAMED OF
    By Maloney L. Samaco, , Tue, 25 Feb 2020
  • Bacon Debuts in the US with March Fight in Miami
    , Tue, 25 Feb 2020
  • Zion Williamson shines in Bay Area debut, leads Pelicans over the Warriors, 115-101
    By Emmanuel Rivera, RRT, , Tue, 25 Feb 2020
  • Antonio, Laylo invited to Manitoba chess tilt
    By Marlon Bernardino, , Tue, 25 Feb 2020




  •  




     
    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
    © 2020 philboxing.com.