Philippines, 26 Apr 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  


Porras Wins Vacant RP Bantamweight Title

PhilBoxing.com




Davao City - Glenn "The Rock" Porras of North Cotabato, the country's Number 1 bantamweight contender, bucked a knockdown in the third round of a 12 round championship bout, two cuts in his left and right eyebrows and a sprained left wrist to score a unanimous decision victory over No. 4 contender Richard Pumicpic of Laguna and win the national title in the 118-lb. division in the ALA Boxing Promotion and Cobra Energy drink open air boxing at the Magsaysay Park here.

It was a rough and tough fight for the two fighters as the bout was made more difficult by the rain that drenched the canvas causing the two fighters to fall and roll. It also sapped the energy of the two fighters who figured in frequent pushing and grappling.

Porras, 25, took control of the fight early the first two rounds but ran smack into a thunderous right by Pumicpic prompting referee Ramuel Ovalo to give the Braveheart North Cotabato fighter a mandatory eight count. But that was the only round clearly won by Pumicpic who was outpointed by Porras throughout the fight.

The judges scorecards were almost identifical with Mario de Ramos scoring 116-111. Alberto Dulalas 117-111 and Romy Fortaliza 116-111, all for Porras.

Mayor Joselito Pinol of the town of Mlang, North Cotabato where Porras comes from, awarded the championship belt of the title fight supervised by the Games and Amusements Board (GAB).

Two other fighters from the Braveheart Boxing Club of North Cotabato owned by the Pinol brothers scored impressive victories.

Junior featherweight Ronnie "Baby Faced Destroyer" Apilado displayed tremendous body punching scoring a 4th round knockout with a devastating left to the body of the game Rolando Omila in a scheduled 8.

So impressive was Apilado's body punching that Omila himself said he felt like some of his ribs were broken because of the relentless attack to the midsection.

Another prospect of the Braveheart Boxing Club of North Cotabato, 18-year-old Joemer Lumacad, fighting only his 3rd pro fight forced Ruel Cabrejas, who was making his pro debut, to submission after only 1:34 minutes of the first round with relentless attack to the head and body. It was his second knockout in 3 successful professional fights.

After the bout, Porras complained that he sprained his left wrist and this seriously affected his performance during the Philippine bantamweight championship.

Porras victory capped a successful weekend for the North Cotabato boxers who won 5 of their 6 bouts. Saturday night in General Santos City featherweight Lorenzo Villanueva and miniflyweight Rommel Asenjo won in contrasting fashions. Villanueva shellacked Ruben Sentillanosa in the 2nd round while Asenjo outpointed Jongjong Ponteras.

Top photo: Porras (C) is being interviewed by journalist Recah Trinidad in this file photo.


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


Recent PhilBoxing.com In-House articles:

  • ROACH: "IT'S THEM WHO HAVE PROBLEMS, NOT US"
    By Eddie Alinea, Sun, 26 Apr 2015
  • 2ND PRE-FIGHT PRIMER ON ‘BATTLE FOR GREATNESS’ OVER PBO ON SKY CABLE
    By Ronnie Nathanielsz, Sun, 26 Apr 2015
  • No heroes’ welcome for Petalcorin in Gensan
    By Lito delos Reyes, Sun, 26 Apr 2015
  • PETECIO WINS GOLD, BEST FEMALE BOXER; FERNADEZ SETTLES FOR SILVER
    By , Sun, 26 Apr 2015
  • PANGILINAN WANTS TO STAGE PACQUIAO FIGHT IN THE PHILIPPINES
    By Eddie Alinea, Sat, 25 Apr 2015
  • FUNNY “MAY-PAC” TICKETS AND SICK BOXING
    By Reni M. Valenzuela, Sat, 25 Apr 2015
  • PETECIO, FERNANDEZ ENTER FINALS IN INDONESIA PRESIDENT'S CUP
    By , Sat, 25 Apr 2015
  • RESULTS FROM FIST FIGHT IN BEIJING
    By Rene Bonsubre, Jr., Sat, 25 Apr 2015
  • Ritehook Promotions Returns to Mississippi May 2!
    By , Sat, 25 Apr 2015
  • 8 DAYS OUT! PACQUIAO WORKS OUT AT PAN-PACIFIC PARK
    By , Sat, 25 Apr 2015
  • A DOZEN THINGS YOU DIDN’T KNOW ABOUT FLOYD MAYWEATHER AND MANNY PACQUIAO
    By , Sat, 25 Apr 2015
  • Arizona Boxing News & Notes with Don Smith: Iron Boy XX, Bronco Billy, Lilly Keating & More
    By Don Smith, Sat, 25 Apr 2015
  • GUMBAN DEFENDS PHIL TITLE VS DACQUEL APRIL 25
    By Rene Bonsubre, Jr., Sat, 25 Apr 2015
  • NBA Playoffs -- Warriors stun Pels in Game 3, soar to 3-0 lead
    By Absalon Inocian, Jr., Sat, 25 Apr 2015
  • PETALCORIN STOPS MA YI MING IN BEIJING; FULL CHINA BOUT REPORT
    By Rene Bonsubre, Jr., Sat, 25 Apr 2015
  • PETALCORIN RETAINS WBA TITLE WITH DEVASTATING 1ST ROUND KO OF MA YI MING OF CHINA
    By Ronnie Nathanielsz, Sat, 25 Apr 2015
  • ONE WELTERWEIGHT WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP BOUT RULED A NO CONTEST AT ONE: VALOR OF CHAMPIONS
    By , Sat, 25 Apr 2015
  • North Philly's Own Cheesesteak, Sumo Steaks, is Proud of Philadelphia Boxers, Bryant Jennings and Jesse Hart
    By , Sat, 25 Apr 2015
  • After 28 month layoff, undefeated Angel Ocasio returns Saturday night at Harrahs Philadelphia
    By , Sat, 25 Apr 2015
  • NBA D-LEAGUE FINALS -- Santa Cruz Warriors beat Mad Ants, take Game 1
    By , Sat, 25 Apr 2015
  • PACQUIAO WELCOMES CLEMENTS' ASSIGNMENT AS ONE OF THE JUDGES ON #MAYPAC
    By Eddie Alinea, Fri, 24 Apr 2015
  • MANNY, PLEASE JUST SAY YES TO BOXING FANS, DON’T SPURN MGM GRAND ARRIVAL
    By Greg R. Penilla, M.D., Fri, 24 Apr 2015
  • 9 DAYS OUT: PACQUIAO TRAINS AT WILDCARD AS MARK WAHLBERG PAYS A VISIT (PHOTOS)
    By , Fri, 24 Apr 2015
  • GOVERNMENT HELP SOUGHT IN CASE OF IBO CHAMPION LORETO’S UNPAID PURSE
    By Ronnie Nathanielsz, Fri, 24 Apr 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.