BUHAIN, PENALOSA AT RINGSIDE FOR CANOY-JANDAENG BATTLE!
By Salven L. Lagumbay
Tue, 22 Jul 2008
Both Games and Amusements Board (GAB) Chairman Eric Buhain and WBO bantam king Gerry Penalosa are slated to be at special ringside as guests for this Sunday's Eric Canoy-Terdsak Jandaeng battle at the airconditioned Zamboanga City Coliseum.
Buhain will be joined by GAB boxing division chief Dr. Nasser Cruz, while Penalosa will be joined in the trip by his wife Goody.
The event is set to start in the morning, as the Canoy-Jandaeng battle will be aired 'live' in Thailand so Thai fans can follow the fight of their idol Jandaeng, the three-time world title challenger.
WBO Asia Pacific Chairman Leon Panoncillo will personally supervise the main event between Canoy and Jandaeng. Philboxing.com owner Dong Secuya will also be at ringside to cover the fight.
Canoy versus Jandaeng is a classic boxer-puncher match-up, where both camps have expressed readiness to take on each other.
The local hero Canoy trained at the ALA Gym in preparation for this fight, while Jandaeng whipped himself into perfect form at the Kokiet Gym in Chiang Mai, Thailand under Filipino trainer Jojo 'Pogi' Palacios.
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