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.
Click here to view a list of other articles written by Rene Bonsubre, Jr..
Recent PhilBoxing.com In-House articles:
|Did the Old Fox get outfoxed?|
By Recah Trinidad, Tue, 21 Feb 2017YU, PORRAS, TESORIO, ROTA ARRIVE IN GENSAN FEB 24
By , Tue, 21 Feb 2017CANELO ÁLVAREZ & JULIO CÉSAR CHÁVEZ, JR. MEXICO CITY PRESS CONFERENCE QUOTES & PHOTOS
By , Tue, 21 Feb 2017The Past Week In Action 20 February 2017
By Eric Armit, Tue, 21 Feb 2017Boxer Yusaf Mack Beats Down Twitter Troll In Barber Shop ... After Gay Attacks (VIDEO)
By , Tue, 21 Feb 2017Dat Nguyen vs Miguel Flores this Tuesday on PBC Toe-To-Toe Tuesdays on FS1 and Fox Deportes
By , Tue, 21 Feb 2017Internationally-flavored Full Card Announced for "BUTE VS. ALVAREZ
By , Tue, 21 Feb 2017Jr.Middleweight prospect Daquan Arnett partners with AC Sports Management
By , Tue, 21 Feb 2017CANELO ÁLVAREZ VS. JULIO CÉSAR CHÁVEZ, JR. TICKETS ON SALE TODAY, FEBRUARY 20
By , Tue, 21 Feb 2017SUPER WELTERWEIGHTS CHRIS PEARSON AND JUSTIN DELOACH HEADLINE SHOBOX: THE NEW GENERATION TRIPLEHEADER FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 24
By , Tue, 21 Feb 2017Rashid Yusupov defeats Stephen Puetz To retrain M-1 Challenge light heavyweight crown
By , Mon, 20 Feb 2017DAFABET WORLD POOL MASTERS: ALCAIDE IS THE MASTER!
By , Mon, 20 Feb 2017CASIMERO AND ANCAJAS ARE BOXERS OF THE YEAR IN 2017 ELORDE BOXING AWARDS
By , Sun, 19 Feb 2017VILORIA TAKES ON MONTOYA IN JAPAN FOR COMEBACK FIGHT (PHOTOS)
By Dong Secuya, Sun, 19 Feb 2017ELORDE GRANDSONS STAKE CROWNS IN BOXING KONTRA DROGA FEB 25
By , Sun, 19 Feb 2017Artur Beterbiev vs. Sullivan Barrera IBF Light Heavyweight Elimination Bout April 21 in Miami
By , Sun, 19 Feb 2017NBA Al-Star 2017: Porzingis tops Taco Bell Skills Challenge
By Absalon Inocian, Jr., Sun, 19 Feb 20172017 NBA All-Star Weekend in full mode (PHOTOS)
By Absalon Inocian, Jr., Sun, 19 Feb 2017MEXICAN WARRIOR ROBERTO MANZANAREZ CONQUERS GAMALIEL DIAZ IN U.S. DEBUT AT LA FIGHT CLUB
By , Sun, 19 Feb 2017Tyron Woodley Says He's The Greatest UFC Welterweight Ever ... Better Than GSP (VIDEO)
By , Sun, 19 Feb 2017Magdaleno rejects Donaire rematch
By Joaquin Henson, Sat, 18 Feb 2017Isn’t this Pacquiao vs Arum now?
By Recah Trinidad, Sat, 18 Feb 2017BORNEA VS. YU HEADLINE SANMAN’S “LABAN PINOY 3”
By Rene Bonsubre, Jr., Sat, 18 Feb 2017SHOWTIME SPORTS® TO STREAM FIRST EVER LIVE BOXING EVENT ON TWITTER WITH BRONER vs. GRANDOS, LIVE ON SATURDAY, FEB. 18
By , Sat, 18 Feb 2017