TADURAN WINS VACANT IBF WORLD MINIMUM TITLE
By Lito delos Reyes
Sun, 08 Sep 2019
DAVAO CITY -- Southpaw Pedro Taduran a.k.a. Kid Pedro Heneral of Valenzuela City made smashing retirement victory over Samuel "Silent Assassin" Salva of Iligan in the 4th round to win the vacant International Boxing Federation World minimumweight title last Saturday night at the Jurado Hall of the Philippine Marine Corp. in Barangay Fort Bonifacio, Taguig City.
Taduran posted his 14th win and the 11th knockout against the two losses while Salva suffered his first setback after 17 straight wins.
The 22-year old Taduran earlier won the Philippine minimumweight title by knocking out Jeffrey Galero of Cagayan de Oro in the 2nd round in Pangasinan.
Meanwhile, Jose Michael "Striker" Zulueta of La Trinind, Benguet retired Mark Anthony Florida of Malaybalay, Bukidnon in the 4th round to won the vacant Asian Boxing Federation (ABF) and vacant International Boxing Federation Asian light flyweight titles in the under card.
It was 11th victory with no loss and two draws by the 24-year old Zulueta while Florida suffered its 9th loss against 12 victory.
The promotion was by Sen. Manny Pacquiao with Mac-Mac Canisio as the matchmaker. (Lito delos Reyes)
Click here to view a list of other articles written by Lito delos Reyes.
Recent PhilBoxing.com In-House articles:
|MAGALI FAILS TO WIN WBA OCEANIA FEATHERWEIGHT TITLE|
By Lito delos Reyes, Sun, 15 Sep 2019Tyson Fury on Fire With Decision Over Otto Wallin
By , Sun, 15 Sep 2019JAIME MUNGUIA DEFENDS WBO JUNIOR MIDDLEWEIGHT WORLD TITLE FOR A FIFTH TIME BY STOPPING PATRICK ALLOTEY
By , Sun, 15 Sep 2019NAVARRETE STOPS ELORDE IN THE 4TH ROUND
By Dong Secuya, Sun, 15 Sep 2019WEIGHTS FROM BETHLEHEM, PA
By , Sat, 14 Sep 2019Weigh-In Results: Fury vs. Wallin
By , Sat, 14 Sep 2019Artur Beterbiev-Oleksandr Gvozdyk, Shakur Stevenson-Joet Gonzalez, Miguel Berchelt-Jason Sosa and Jamel Herring-Lamont Roach Jr. Highlight Top Rank’s Fall Schedule
By , Sat, 14 Sep 2019World Championships first international tournament for America's No. 1 ranked Light Welterweight Ravven Brown
By , Sat, 14 Sep 2019US OPEN 9-BALL CHAMPIONSHIP: TICKETS ON SALE SEPT 25
By , Sat, 14 Sep 2019Chance of a lifetime for Elorde
By Joaquin Henson, Sat, 14 Sep 2019CANELO ALVAREZ TO CHALLENGE SERGEY 'KRUSHER' KOVALEV FOR THE WBO LIGHT HEAVYWEIGHT WORLD TITLE
By , Sat, 14 Sep 2019JAIME MUNGUIA VS. PATRICK ALLOTEY FINAL PRESS CONFERENCE QUOTES
By , Fri, 13 Sep 2019Presser Quotes: Naverrete Returns to Defend Title Versus Elorde
By , Fri, 13 Sep 2019Either Garcia in line for Manny
By Joaquin Henson, Fri, 13 Sep 2019SATURDAY: Sunny Edwards—Hugo Rosendo Guarneros Flyweight Battle Kicks Off Full Day of Boxing on ESPN
By , Fri, 13 Sep 2019David Benavidez & Mario Barrios, Plus Josesito Lopez, John Molina Jr. & Robert Guerrero Share Mexican Independence Day Memories
By , Fri, 13 Sep 2019Mickey Bey sets the record on his team and future plans
By , Thu, 12 Sep 2019JAIME MUNGUIA VS. PATRICK ALLOTEY LOS ANGELES MEDIA WORKOUT QUOTES,
By , Thu, 12 Sep 2019Taduran dedicates title win to late sister
By Joaquin Henson, Thu, 12 Sep 2019Breeanna Locquiao changing the way people view Hawaiian boxers as she heads to the World Championships
By , Thu, 12 Sep 2019MONTE-CARLO SHOWDOWN SET FOR NOVEMBER 30
By , Thu, 12 Sep 2019Billel Dib focused on retaining WBA Oceania title this coming weekend as he eyes big end to 2019
By , Thu, 12 Sep 2019Former world boxing champ Ishe Smith to make VBK:1 bare knuckle debut Sept. 21 on PPV vs. MMA fighter Estevan Payan
By , Thu, 12 Sep 2019‘BORN FIGHTER’ HANEY: NFL’S LOSS IS BOXING’S GAIN!
By , Wed, 11 Sep 2019