ROCKY FUENTES WINS ON THE ROAD AGAIN, RETAINS OPBF TITLE
By Rene Bonsubre, Jr.
Tue, 18 Dec 2012
Breaking news...OPBF flyweight champion Rocky Fuentes of the ALA Gym of Cebu successfully retained his title with a unanimous decision win over Japanese challenger Yuki Nasu in a fight held in Tokyo.
The scores - 117-111,115-113 and 116-112.
ALA Promotions relayed the result to philboxing.This is the fourth time that Fuentes made a successful defense on Japanese soil and reaffirms his status as a solid 'road warrior'.
Fuentes has reigned as the Oriental and Pacific Boxing Federation champion in the 112 lb division since March 9, 2010 when he beat Japanese Masafumi Okubo by majority decision in a fight also held in Tokyo
Fuentes scored his 35th career win with 20 KO's, 6 loses, 2 draws. Nasu drops to his seventh loss with 26 wins, 16 by KO. He previously lost to Fuentes by split decision in a non-title contest held in Osaka in 2006. Fuentes was accompanied by ALA gym trainers Edito Villamor and Joseph Baldago and ALA Promotions CEO Michael Aldeguer.
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