"RUMBLE IN MIS. OR" UNFOLDS APRIL 26
By Salven L. Lagumbay
Wed, 12 Mar 2008
Big-time boxing shifts its focus to Misamis Oriental when the "Rumble in Mis. Or: First Step to Glory" takes place on April 26 at the MPSC Gym in Cagayan de Oro City featuring a WBO Asia Pacific Youth title bout between Filipino Eusebio Baluarte and Thailand's Yai Sithsaithong.
Put up by Leolet Sports Promotions, the event has the full backing of Governor Oscar Moreno and the beautiful province of Misamis Oriental.
The main event will showcase local boy Eusebio Baluarte Jr of the Leolet Stable going up against the Bangkok-based Sithsaithong in a 10-round battle for the Youth crown.
The co-feature will pit PBF bantam champ Eric Barcelona defending his title against the very durable Phil Angcamor in a 10-round scrap.
Eight other bouts spice up an explosive evening of fistic action, with the special appearance of Japanese Nao Tsuchiyama, who will attempt to overcome a disability in facing the talented Joy Trojello of Saranggani Province.
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