Philippines, 27 May 2015
  Home >> News

 
Search Boxer:
First Name
Last Name


BOXERS                         

CURRENT CHAMPIONS 

FORMER CHAMPIONS   

RATINGS                       

FIGHT SCHEDULES        

FIGHT RESULTS            

NEWS                            

HOUSE NEWS                

FORUM                          

FIGHT GALLERIES        

TRAINERS                     

MANAGERS                    

PROMOTERS                  

BOXING GYMS               

RING CARD GIRLS        


 



Dong Secuya
Web Editor

Rene Bonsubre, Jr.
Contributing Editor

Homer D. Sayson
NBA Section Editor




Ronnie Nathanielsz

Rich Mazon

Eddie Alinea

Epifanio M. Almeda

Anthony Andales

Jason Aniel

Hesiquio Balderas

Sid Bañez

Brett Bonetti

Marlon Bernardino

Winchell Campos

Socrates Celestial

T. Chin-Te

Carlos Costa

Christopher Cruz

Rob Cruz

Jonathan Davis

Dr. Ed de la Vega

Lito delos Reyes

Gianluca (Rio) Di Caro

Edwin G. Espejo

Dennis U. Eroa

Ron Galarpe

Joaquin Henson

Oliver Iglesias

Dionis Jacobe

Ted Lerner

Salven Lagumbay

Reylan Loberternos

Mike Angel Lopez

Salvador Lopez

Joan Secuya-Medida

Ryan Medida

Rico Navarro

Rod Mijares

Manny Pacquiao

Gerry Peñalosa

Greg R. Penilla, M.D.

Gov. Manny Piñol

Dr. Allan Recto

Hermie Rivera

Emmanuel T. Rivera

Virgi T. Romano

Nicholai R. Roska

Maloney L. Samaco

Sev Sarmenta

Reynaldo Seno

Myron Sta. Ana

Atty. Danrex Joseph V. Tapdasan

Recah Trinidad

Reni M. Valenzuela

Mark F. Villanueva




 
News  


PAGARA DOMINATES BUTAR-BUTAR TO WIN BY UD


PhilBoxing.com




TAGBILARAN CITY -- Filipino lightweight prospect Jason Pagara (19-1-0 10KO) dominated the dangerous Simson Butar-Butar of Indonesia to earn a wide unanimous decision in a 10-round contest at the ICM Mall in this city here late last night.

Pagara who was overweight by 5 lbs during yesterday's weighin and got the ire of ALA bossman Antonio Aldeguer, climbed the ring wearing 10-ounch gloves as a penalty but this did not deter the young prospect from Cagayan de Oro City to give a creditable performance and showed ring savvy and maturity against the wild swinging and durable power puncher from Indonesia.

Pagara patiently and effectively picked his shots and showed good defence in the early rounds of the contest to frustrate the battle-tested Butar-Butar who once broke the hearts of the Boholanos when he knocked out local boy Czar Amonsot at 47 seconds of the first round on Sep. 23, 2006 in the same venue here to snatched Amonsot's WBO Asia-Pacific super featherweight title. Butar-Butar had before that also knocked out Amonsot in 5 rounds in Jakarta on Feb. 15, 2005.

In round 6, the Boholano crowd came alive when Pagara connected with hard clean shots to the head of Butar-Butar who was visibly groggy after the round but showed his durability by surviving Pagara's onslaught.

In round 7, Butar-Butar perhaps sensing that he was way behind in the scorecards, pressed the action but was stopped on his tracks when Pagara connected a low blow that momentarily halted the action. Pagara however continued to connect by effectively timing his shots to the elusive Indonesian who abusively kept on ducking below the belt. In round 8, Butar-Butar was deducted a point after an accidental headbutt. Butar-Butar was again deducted a point in the 9th round for continually ducking below the belt.

The judges' scorecards were 100-89, 99-89 and 96-92 all for Pagara. PhilBoxing had it 99-90 for Pagara.

In the undercard, brawler Hilario 'Bon Jovi' Canillas (6-1-0 5KO) and veteran Roger Galicia (23-11-4 7KO) treated the crowd with a non-stop action fight from hell as soon as the bell signaled the start of the first round that saw both fighters connected with hard shot and hard shot to each other that left both fighters apparently exhausted after the 3-minute opening stanza. Canillas however appeared to have gained the upperhand from the torrid exchange as Galicia walked unsteadily to his corner. In the 2nd round, both fighters continued what they had left in the 1st round until Canillas connected with a solid shot that sent Galicia to the canvas and finally counted out at the 47 minute mark of the round.

In a grudge rematch, Samuel Galinato won over Rocky Amonsot in a 6-round contest. The couple's last fight ended in a draw.

Top photo: Jason Pagara (R) of the Philippines connected with a jab to the head of Simson Butar-Butar of Indonesia in the bit of action from their fight last night at the ICM Mall in Tagbilaran City, Bohol. Photo by Dong Secuya.


Click here to view a list of other articles written by Dong Secuya.


Recent PhilBoxing.com In-House articles:

  • Moralde to fight for WBC world youth title
    By Lito delos Reyes, Wed, 27 May 2015
  • INDIA PLUNGES INTO PRO BOXING WITH WBC ASIAN BOXING COUNCIL TITLE FIGHT
    By Ronnie Nathanielsz, Wed, 27 May 2015
  • 12 bouts in Tibay ng Pinoy 8
    By Lito delos Reyes, Wed, 27 May 2015
  • LOCKED 'N' LOADED FOR RING RETURN
    By , Wed, 27 May 2015
  • MELINDO WON’T UNDERESTIMATE IBF CHAMPION MENDOZA, PROMISES A GOOD FIGHT
    By Ronnie Nathanielsz, Wed, 27 May 2015
  • SA PRESIDENT ZUMA ACTS ON UNPAID PINOY BOXERS
    By , Wed, 27 May 2015
  • Pacquiao nixes inclusion of Sarangani in proposed Bangsamoro territory
    By Aquiles Z. Zonio, Wed, 27 May 2015
  • PARRENAS TRAINS IN UNUSUAL GEAR TO IMPROVE HIGH ALTITUDE PERFORMANCE
    By Ronnie Nathanielsz, Wed, 27 May 2015
  • Lightweight Prospect & Former Olympian Cesar Villarraga in Action this Friday
    By , Wed, 27 May 2015
  • NBA Playoffs -- Rockets fend off elimination, take Game 4, 128-115
    By Franco Ching Alsay, Wed, 27 May 2015
  • GERVONTA “TANK” DAVIS WINS BY FIRST ROUND KNOCKOUT, REMAINS UNDEFEATED
    By , Wed, 27 May 2015
  • Andrey Fedosov & John Thompson crowned Boxcino champions with stoppage wins
    By , Wed, 27 May 2015
  • THIS SATURDAY! Felix Verdejo Bronx Public Workout & Fan Session - 1 PM
    By , Wed, 27 May 2015
  • ROBERT "THE GHOST" GUERRERO TRAINING CAMP UPDATE
    By , Wed, 27 May 2015
  • Tureano Johnson providing great sparring for Daniel Geale
    By , Wed, 27 May 2015
  • RESULTS OF MAASIN CITY OPEN INVITATIONAL BOXING TOURNAMENT
    By Maloney L. Samaco, Wed, 27 May 2015
  • Lightweight Contender Tony Luis to Serve on Broadcast Commentary Team on CBS Sports Network, this Friday, May 29, in Memphis
    By , Wed, 27 May 2015
  • Seconds Out Promotions Signs Light Heavyweight Powerhouse Marcus Oliveira to a Promotional Agreement
    By , Wed, 27 May 2015
  • NBA Playoffs -- Cavs survive OT scare, up 3-0 in East Finals
    By Rex Alba, Wed, 27 May 2015
  • TRONGO OUT OF ELORDE FIGHT CARD AS MEXICAN OPPOINENT SUFFERS INJURY IN TRAINING
    By Ronnie Nathanielsz, Tue, 26 May 2015
  • MELINDO SHARPLY FOCUSED FOR MENDOZA TITLE FIGHT
    By Ronnie Nathanielsz, Mon, 25 May 2015
  • DONAIRE SHUNS TITLE ELIMINATOR VS HUGO RUIZ, LOOKS AT POSSIBLE WBA TITLE FIGHT VS QUIGG
    By Ronnie Nathanielsz, Mon, 25 May 2015
  • WARRIORS ONE GAME AWAY FROM NBA FINALS
    By , Mon, 25 May 2015
  • BRITAIN’S OLYMPIC GOLD MEDALIST DEGALE BEATS DIRRELL FOR WORLD TITLE AND CREATES HISTORY
    By Ronnie Nathanielsz, Sun, 24 May 2015


  •  




     
    PhilBoxing.com has been created to support every aspiring
    Filipino boxer and the Philippine boxing scene in general.
    Please send comments to feedback@philboxing.com


    PRIVATE POLICY | LEGAL DISCLAIMER
    developed and maintained by dong secuya
    © 2015 philboxing.com.