PABA LIGHT FLYWEIGHT CHAMP PETALCORIN IN TUNE-UP FIGHT ON SATURDAY
By Ronnie Nathanielsz
Thu, 06 Dec 2012
Talented Pan Asia Boxing Association light flyweight champion Randy Petalcorin and undefeated lightweight Harmonito Dela Torre face two badly over-matched opponents in Iligan City this Saturday.
The 18 year old Petalcorin who has a record of 18-1 with 13 knockouts takes on Jovel Romasasa who is a 23 year old southpaw who has lost his last six fights and has 9-7 record with 4 knockouts.
DeLa Torre who is undefeated with a record of 5-0 with 3 knockouts is a hard-hitting lightweight who clashes with Elmer Colve who has a miserable record of 5-21-2 and has lost 15 of his last 16 fights with one draw.
Australian promoter Peter Maniatis told the Manila Standard that they have been desperately trying to get a title fight against the PABA interim champion and WBA No.4 world-ranked Wisanu Kokietgym of Thailand but said the Thais are not willing to accept the challenge even if Petalcorin is willing to face Wisanu in Thailand.
DeLa Torre sparred with featherweight Michael Farenas who battles Yuriorkis Gamboa on the Pacquiao-Marquez IV undercard on Sunday, Manila Time, and according to Maniatis was "very impressive."
The award-winning Aussie promoter said "De la Torre has good footwork speed and power and getting better every bout at 18 years of age he has been improving every fight under the training of Sanman Gym in General Santos City and looks to have a bright future and looking forward to a big 2013 year with Della Torre."
Photo: Randy Petalcorin (L) and his manager Peter Maniatis.
Click here to view a list of other articles written by Ronnie Nathanielsz.
Recent PhilBoxing.com In-House articles:
|Fight’s not over for Mel|
By Joaquin Henson, Fri, 20 Jan 2017MMA Star Mayhem Miller's 'Golden Showers' Take Center Stage In Dom. Violence Case (VIDEO)
By , Fri, 20 Jan 2017TRAINER: JERUSALEM HAS MORE THAN EVEN CHANCE OF DETRHONING THAI CHAMP
By Dong Secuya, Fri, 20 Jan 2017Nietes, Melindo in world title bids
By Joaquin Henson, Fri, 20 Jan 2017DAVID LEMIEUX VS CURTIS STEVENS MONTREAL PRESS CONFERENCE QUOTES
By , Fri, 20 Jan 2017Prioritizing Manny's agenda
By Joaquin Henson, Fri, 20 Jan 2017Snips and Snipes 19 January 2017
By Eric Armit, Fri, 20 Jan 2017CARL FRAMPTON & LEO SANTA CRUZ REVEAL THEIR MOTIVATION FOR JAN. 28 REMATCH IN INTIMATE CONVERSATIONS WITH MARK KRIEGEL
By , Fri, 20 Jan 2017ESPN AND GOLDEN BOY PROMOTIONS ANNOUNCE GLOBAL MULTI-YEAR AGREEMENT TO TELEVISE NEW FIGHT SERIES
By , Fri, 20 Jan 2017JAMES J. BRADDOCK’S 1935 HEAVYWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP BELT FROM THE FAMOUS “CINDERELLA MAN” VICTORY UP FOR BID AT SCP AUCTIONS
By , Fri, 20 Jan 2017UFC's Tyron Woodley: I'M A FUTURE HALL OF FAMER ... Look At My Record (VIDEO)
By , Fri, 20 Jan 2017GUNN TO JONES JR. ON TWITTER: "DO YOU FANCY WINNER TAKE ALL FEBRUARY 17?”
By , Thu, 19 Jan 2017Promoters Team Up to Present World-Class Night of Boxing in Guadalajara, Mexico, on February 11
By , Thu, 19 Jan 2017"Storm" Warning! Alexander Shlemenko to headline M-1 Challenge 75
By , Thu, 19 Jan 2017Russian Cruiserweight Zubov Continues Road to Redemption at Detroit Brawl on Sunday, January 22 Against Budapest, Hungary's Csomor
By , Thu, 19 Jan 2017Malik Jackson added to non-televised action this Friday Night at Ballys Atlantic City Hotel and Casino
By , Thu, 19 Jan 2017WBC world title challenger Jerusalem leaves for Thailand
By , Thu, 19 Jan 2017Keith Thurman vs. Danny Garcia Press Conference Quotes
By , Thu, 19 Jan 2017TIX ON SALE FOR MICHAEL CONLAN PRO DEBUT AT THE GARDEN
By , Thu, 19 Jan 2017Online war of words between King, Bell finally translates into real-world fight Jan. 27th on AXS TV
By , Thu, 19 Jan 2017Top-Rated Brant Defends WBA-NABA Championship Against Hloros This Friday in Hinckley, MN
By , Wed, 18 Jan 2017Adam Lopez: 'A Win on Friday Will Be Life Changing For Me'
By , Wed, 18 Jan 2017Ireland's Conlan to Announce 3/17 Pro Debut Wednesday at MSG at 11 am
By , Wed, 18 Jan 2017Back to UK for Casimero?
By Joaquin Henson, Wed, 18 Jan 2017