BANAL-CONCEPCION PRESSCON SET ON FRIDAY
By Salven L. Lagumbay
Wed, 02 Jul 2008
ALA Promotions in association with ABS-CBN and Golden Boy Promotions will hold a big press conference on Friday for the July 26 showdown between AJ 'Bazooka' Banal and Rafael Concepcion for the WBA superfly title.
Also set to attend is unbeaten Milan Milendo, who will battle Carlos Melo for the WBA Intercontinental minimumweight title.
The Banal-Concepcion showdown takes place at the New Cebu Coliseum, with some explosive encounters to be featured on the undercard.
Banal, the undefeated phenom fighting out of the ALA Gym, will gun for his first world title opportunity at a young age of 19.
Concepcion, the 26-year-old southpaw from Panama, has vowed to surprise Filipino fans when he tangles with Banal.
The Panamanian is currently training at the Gleasons Gym in New York, while Banal is preparing for his fight at the famed ALA Gym in Cebu.
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