EARLY RESULTS FROM PINOY PRIDE 9; SABILLO WINS OPBF TITLE
By Rene Bonsubre, Jr.
Sat, 08 Oct 2011
Bacolod City - Merlito ‘Tiger’Sabillo gave the hometown fans an early reason to celebrate as he pressed and pounded Rodel Tejares Singwangcha for twelve rounds. Sabillo was relentless in his attack with a variety of brutal combinations.
Tejares was deducted a point in rounds four and five for low blows. He did manage to hang around but he was eventually overwhelmed by Sabillo’s non-stop punching.
The scores – 116-110, 118-108, and 118-108 for Sabillo who wins the vacant OPBF 105 lb. division crown.
Melvin Gumban dominated Richard Donaire who eventually retired on his stool due to cramps at the start of the 5th round. Gumban was declared winner by TKO.
Jun Intor and Gilbert Garciano ended in a technical draw in the 2nd round after repeated clash of heads lead to deep cuts on Intor.
Reymund Tabogon and Lito Dante fought to a majority draw.
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