Philippines, 23 Oct 2014
  Home >> News

 
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




 
News  


SOLIS SHUTS DOWN BATAWANG'S DREAM


PhilBoxing.com




GUADALAJARA, MEXICO -- Guadalajara's own son and hero, Ulises 'Archie' Solis, amidst the wild cheering of thousands of his compatriots inside the Auditorio Benito Juarez here, brought the fight to Bert Batawang of the Philippines from the outset and totally dominated and dismatled Batawang before the referee stopped the contest at 2:33 in the 9th round.

Solis (26-1-2 20KOs), successfully defended his IBF light flyweight title for the 6th time and fulfilled his promise to have his second Filipino victim in Batawang (50-7-0, 34KOs).

Solis climbed the ring tonight the bigger and quicker fighter over Batawang who got lost in Solis' speed and counterpunching abilities that made Batawang tentative all night long.

All three judges, David Robertson, Rafael Lopez Santos and Dr. Oldemar Soto had identical scores of 80-72, giving all rounds to Solis, after the 8th round. PhilBoxing.com also had it 80-72 for Solis after 8th round.

Batawang made the fight interesting in the first half of the 4th round when he hit Solis with some good shots in the head and the body as he continued to chase Solis who seemed to be hurt. Solis however recovered in time to return the compliment to Batawang in the second half of the 4th round to steal Batawang's best round in the night.

From the 5th round onwards, it was all Solis' show as he tagged Batawang with jabs and combinations and crisp counters every time Batawang attempted to throw some punches which is far and in between. Batawang was cut in the right eyebrow by a legimate punch in the 8th round before the referee mercifully stopped the contest in the 9th round as Solis chased Batawang who appeared to be defenseless.

Batawang would later say after the fight that he was hit by Solis with a hard left over his right rib cage in the 5th round that practically immobilized him in the remainder of the contest.

As far as 36-year-old's Batawang's future is concerned, Samson Gello-ani, Batawang's manager, said that he would have Bert take a long rest and probably give him a one local fight before assessing Batawang's future.

Team Batawang will leave Guadalajara for Los Angeles Sunday afternoon before returning to the Philippines on Dec. 18.

Top photo: Ulises Solis of Mexico (L) digs into the Philippines' Batawang's body in this bit of action from the IBF light flyweight title bout at the Auditorio Benito Juarez in Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico Saturday night.



Click here to view a list of other articles written by Dong Secuya.


Recent PhilBoxing.com In-House articles:

  • LIVE FROM THE PHILIPPINES! MANNY PACQUIAO / FREDDIE ROACH BOB ARUM INT'L MEDIA CONFERENCE CALL
    By , Thu, 23 Oct 2014
  • Giovani Santillan Wraps Training Camp, Ready to Defend Title Friday on "New Blood"
    By , Thu, 23 Oct 2014
  • Peter Manfredo Jr. enjoying life outside ring Honored by Conn. Boxing HOF induction
    By , Thu, 23 Oct 2014
  • BOXING PUNDITS REVEAL THEIR "ALIEN VS. KRUSHER: HOPKINS VS. KOVALEV" PREDICTIONS
    By , Thu, 23 Oct 2014
  • UNDEFEATED JUNIOR LIGHTWEIGHT PROSPECT BRYANT "PEE WEE" CRUZ RETURNS TO THE RING NOVEMBER 21ST, 2014 IN QUEENS, NEW YORK
    By , Thu, 23 Oct 2014
  • NBA -- Suns blister Lakers in overtime (PHOTOS)
    By Keith Butler, Thu, 23 Oct 2014
  • PINOY PRIDE 28 UNDERCARD FIGHTERS SET TO IMPRESS
    By Rene Bonsubre, Jr., Wed, 22 Oct 2014
  • ZERAFA READY FOR GREAT PERFORMANCE IN WBO WORLD YOUTH TITLE FIGHT
    By Ronnie Nathanielsz, Wed, 22 Oct 2014
  • NBA -- Knicks fall flat against the Bucks, 120-107
    By Ben Paz, Wed, 22 Oct 2014
  • NIETES IS IN BETTER SHAPE THAN WHEN HE KNOCKED OUT MOISES FUENTES
    By Ronnie Nathanielsz, Wed, 22 Oct 2014
  • KARIM "HARD HITTA' MAYFIELD MAKES RING RETURN NOVEMBER 8TH IN SAN FRANCISCO
    By , Wed, 22 Oct 2014
  • NBA -- Rose's 30 not enough to topple Cavaliers
    By Anthony Rozic, Wed, 22 Oct 2014
  • NBA -- Do the Cavs have enough to win it all?
    By Ben Franklin, Wed, 22 Oct 2014
  • Arizona Boxing News & Notes with Don Smith: Copper Gloves re-cap, Grace Interest, Stone Update & More
    By Don Smith, Wed, 22 Oct 2014
  • Darleys Perez Defends Interim WBA 135 lb. World Title this Friday vs. Jaider Parra
    By , Wed, 22 Oct 2014
  • "King" Jorge Diaz back at Featherweight for fight with Haro this Friday night in Somerset, NJ
    By , Wed, 22 Oct 2014
  • Undefeated Middleweight Antoine "Action" Douglas ready for Jose Medina this Friday in Somerset, New Jersey
    By , Wed, 22 Oct 2014
  • Undefeated featherweight Pavel Vitruk added to Nov 11 M-1 Challenge 53 in China
    By , Wed, 22 Oct 2014
  • Boxing Insight: The Donaire Principle
    By Mark F. Villanueva, Tue, 21 Oct 2014
  • ‘Real Deal’ remains real: Anuran
    By Dennis U. Eroa, Tue, 21 Oct 2014
  • Marston: World Title Shot Offer Makes Saturday’s Fight A Must Win Situation
    By , Tue, 21 Oct 2014
  • DONAIRE WANTS COMEBACK FIGHT IN THE PHILIPPINES
    By Ronnie Nathanielsz, Tue, 21 Oct 2014
  • MISMATCH OF THE YEAR
    By Recah Trinidad, Tue, 21 Oct 2014
  • WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING RETURNS TO THE COSMOPOLITAN OF LAS VEGAS
    By , Tue, 21 Oct 2014


  •  



    WBO 27th Convention
    Ceasar's Palace, Las Vegas
    Oct. 27-31, 2014



    NBA 2014-2015 SEASON
    Special Coverage






     
    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
    © 2014 philboxing.com.