CANOY RETURNS ON MAY 16!
By Salven L. Lagumbay
Fri, 02 May 2008
WBO Oriental featherweight champion Eric Canoy of the Blue Stallion Stable of Congressman Erbie Fabian returns to action on May 16 with a ten-round bout against Felipe Demicillo headlining a 10-bout card at the airconditioned Zamboanga City Coliseum.
The bout topbills the "Golpe Golpe na Zamboanga: Summer Showdown" card put up by Blue Stallion Promotions.
This will be Canoy's first after winning the prestigious regional crown with a ninth-round technical knockout victory over Rajabu Maoja in February.
"We are putting up this event to keep Canoy active. We have faith in him to give us some more proud moments down the line," said Congressman Fabian.
The undefeated Canoy is best known for his victory over Thailand's Olympic gold medallist Somluck Kamsing, a win he continues to relish up to this day.
Also set to see action is Roldan Castrodes who will take on Rodel Veronque (8 rds), while Noel Adelmita goes up against Brian Diano (8 rds).
The rest of the card pits Kid Fernandez versus Dave Cris (8 rds); Roland Teofilo vs Marlon Mangubat (8 rds); Felix Tanamor versus Juan Purisima (6 rds); John Henry Gaspar against Ronnie Pelonia (6rds); Marlon Canoy versus Richard Donaire (6rds); Marvin Mabait against Jayson Binayrao (6rds); and Conrado Tanamor versus McDo Lungay (4rds).
First bout starts at 5PM.
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