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Deniega to fight Jaro on Aug. 5


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Deniega.

UNDEFEATED RV Deniega of General Santos City will fight former world champion Sonny Boy Jaro of Silay City on August 5 at the Ynares Sports Arena in Pasig City.

“It’s a big honor to be able to fight a world champion,” said Deniega in a Facebook.

The 40-year-old Jaro is a former World Boxing Council World flyweight champion in March 2012.

He is also a former WBC International Super Flyweight, IBF Pan Pacific Light Flyweight champion, Oriental and Pacific Boxing Federation Light Flyweight and Asian Boxing Federation Asian Boxing Federation bantamweight champion.

Deniega, a southpaw, is now ready to fight Jaro.

“It’s a double training because my opponent is a former world champ,” said Deniega.

Deniega is still 127 pounds and will end his sparring on Monday.

His sparring mates are Alvin Camigue (4-0-0, 1KO), Vince Paras (16-2-1, 14KOs) and Kenny Demecillo (16-5-2, 10KOs).

Deniega will be accompanied in Manila by his coach Paul Apolinario and manager JC Manangquil.

“I still do not know when we will go to Manila,” said Deniega.

The Deniega-Jaro fight will be an undercard of a big comeback show by US-based promoter Aljoe Jaro of Jaro International Promotion.


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