SALUDAR VS. PUMAR HEADLINE THE NEXT PROSPECTS XI
By Rene Bonsubre, Jr.
Wed, 27 Jul 2011
The twelve round battle for the WBO Asia-Pacific flyweight title between Froilan ‘The Sniper’ Saludar and Gabriel ‘BoomBoom Toei’ Pumar will be held at the Island Cove Resort Hotel & Leisure Park in Cavite this August 6.
The unbeaten Saludar (12 W( 9 Ko’s) -0 L-1 D)has previously won the WBO World Youth and Asia-Pacific flyweight Youth belts and stopped his last six opponents. The Japan based Pumar (14 W ( 9 Ko’s )- 5L - 1D) is a former WBC International 105 lb division champion.
For the supporting main event, WBO Oriental lighweight champion Jose Ocampo will face former WBO Asia-Pacific jr.lightweight champ Rey ‘Malone’ Labao . Last April, Ocampo (14W ( 9 Ko’s ) - 4 L) scored a big upset in Thailand by stopping world ranked Thai Tor Silachai in six rounds. Labao (19 W (13 Ko’s )-3 L ) lost to Will Tomlinson in Australia by unanimous decision last November in his attempt to reclaim his WBO As-Pac crown.
Jerwin Ancajas (10W-0-1D, 4 KO's), the reigning WBO As-Pac superflyweight champ, will fight tough veteran Jason Egera (15W ( 7 Ko’s)-6 L), a former WBO Asia-Pacific and PBF champion.
The 11th edition of 'The Next prospects' is offered free to the public by SGG Promotions.
Also set to appear are:
ADONIS CABALQUINTO (Top Contender Gym, Imus, Cavite ) vs. ALEJANDRO ANAS (La Trinidad, Benguet) 10 RNDS 140 lbs.
CARLOS SUELLO (Top Contender Gym, Palawan) vs. CHRISTIAN AVILA (Libon, Albay) 123 lbs - 8 RNDS
WENG HAYA VS. RICHARD NAANO (133 lbs. - 8 rds)
ROBERTO UDTOHAN (Digos, Davao del Norte) vs. EDISON BERUELA (Quezon City) 116 lbs. - 8 rds.
EDWARD PENERIO (Yraola Boxing Gym ) vs. MATING KILAKIL (Baguio City) 109 lbs. - 6 rds
TV coverage is courtesy of ABC-5.
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