Philippines, 21 Apr 2014
  Home >> News


 
Search Boxer:
First Name
Last Name


BOXERS                         

CURRENT CHAMPIONS 

FORMER CHAMPIONS   

RATINGS                       

FIGHT SCHEDULES        

FIGHT RESULTS            

NEWS                            

HOUSE NEWS                

FORUM                          

FIGHT GALLERIES        

TRAINERS                     

MANAGERS                    

PROMOTERS                  

BOXING GYMS               

RING CARD GIRLS        


 



Dong Secuya
Web Editor

Rene Bonsubre, Jr.
Contributing Editor

Homer D. Sayson
NBA Section Editor




Ronnie Nathanielsz

Rich Mazon

Salven Lagumbay

Eddie Alinea

Epifanio M. Almeda

Anthony Andales

Jason Aniel

Hesiquio Balderas

Sid Bañez

Brett Bonetti

Marlon Bernardino

Winchell Campos

Socrates Celestial

Carlos Costa

Christopher Cruz

Rob Cruz

Jonathan Davis

Dr. Ed de la Vega

Lito delos Reyes

Gianluca (Rio) Di Caro

Edwin G. Espejo

Dennis U. Eroa

Ron Galarpe

Joaquin Henson

Oliver Iglesias

Dionis Jacobe

Ted Lerner

Edward Ligas

Reylan Loberternos

Mike Angel Lopez

Salvador Lopez

Joan Secuya-Medida

Ryan Medida

Rico Navarro

Rod Mijares

Manny Pacquiao

Gerry Peñalosa

Greg R. Penilla, M.D.

Gov. Manny Piñol

Dr. Allan Recto

Hermie Rivera

Emmanuel T. Rivera

Virgi T. Romano

Nicholai R. Roska

Maloney L. Samaco

Sev Sarmenta

Reynaldo Seno

Myron Sta. Ana

Atty. Danrex Joseph V. Tapdasan

Recah Trinidad

Reni M. Valenzuela

Mark F. Villanueva




 
News  


Slick Mexico team to battle Russia

PhilBoxing.com


Lausanne, Switzerland, 08 January 2013 - In order to deal with the threat posed by the visiting Russian team in their Group A encounter this Friday 11 January (21:00 local time), Mexico Guerreros have ensured their most talented boxers will be taking to the ring ready to battle. 2012 World Series of Boxing (WSB) Individual Championships finalist pair Elias Emigdio and Juan Romero have both been named in the squad along with undefeated duo Marvin Cabrera and Isaac Munoz so it promises to be a big night at fortress Foro Polanco.

Explosive 21-year-old orthodox Mexican Bantamweight (50-54kg) Emigdio, who extended his WSB record to 10-2 with another classy win in week three, will be pitted against Mukhammad Shekhov in the first bout of the evening. The Russian southpaw will surely be unable to cope with the speed, agility and constant barrage of punches that Emigdio likes to subject his opponents to.



Reigning WSB Lightweight (57-61kg) Champion Romero just seems to get better and better with the 22-year-old once again demonstrating his killer instinct in his last outing with a dominant display against London Olympian Ahmed Mejri of Algeria. The Mexican star will battle untested Konstantin Bogomazov and his experience should stand him in good stead for this one.

At Middleweight (68-73kg), the mouth-watering showdown between Cabrera and tough Russian Aleksandr Ivanov is really one to look forward to. The Mexican teenage southpaw has impressed in his two wins this season and his height could make the difference on the night. Ivanov will be hurting from his defeat to Poland's Tomasz Jablonski last time out so will be eager to get back to winning ways.

Ivanov told WSB, "All I want is to put on a good performance for my team. There is a great spirit in the group and we cannot wait to test ourselves against Mexico". On his opponent he declared, "I do not know much about him apart from what I have seen on the internet. I am feeling great both physically and mentally so I will stick to my game plan and hopefully it should bring me a win".

Munoz Gutierrez will then lock horns with the impressive 29-year-old orthodox fighter Danil Shved in the Light Heavyweight (80-85kg) bout. The young Mexican prodigy has been top class in his first season in WSB but he faces his toughest test to date when he locks horns with the savvy Shved.

To bring the night's show to a close, it will be the height of Mexico's 26-year-old Venezuelan Jose Payares versus the power of Maxim Babanin in the Heavyweight (91+kg) contest. The home boxing southpaw underwhelmed in his last outing and will be keen to put things right against an opponent who has only fought once in WSB.

With the Guerreros notoriously hard to beat at home, Russia will have to be on top of their game to claim victory from this match. It will be tight but the odds favour Mexico in this one.


Click here to view a list of other articles written by .


Recent PhilBoxing.com In-House articles:

  • HISTORY IS MADE AGAIN AS BERNARD HOPKINS DEFEATS BEIBUT SHUMENOV AT DC ARMORY
    By , Sun, 20 Apr 2014
  • BANAL WINS 1ST ASSIGNMENT IN AIBA WORLD YOUTH CHAMPIONSHIPS
    By , Sun, 20 Apr 2014
  • FORMER PACQUIAO SPARRING PARTNER PORTER KO’S MALIGNAGGI
    By Ronnie Nathanielsz, Sun, 20 Apr 2014
  • WBA SUPER BANTAMWEIGHT CHAMPION QUIGG RETAINS TITLE BY 2ND ROUND TKO
    By Ronnie Nathanielsz, Sun, 20 Apr 2014
  • NBA Playoffs - Nets steal Game 1 in Toronto
    By Adeline Deladisma, Sun, 20 Apr 2014
  • NBA --No.8 Hawks stun No.1 Pacers on the road
    By Homer D. Sayson, Sun, 20 Apr 2014
  • NBA Playoffs -- Warriors outshoot Clippers, seize Game 1
    By Joan Secuya-Medida, Sun, 20 Apr 2014
  • Q and A WITH BRUNO ESCALANTE
    By Rene Bonsubre, Jr., Sun, 20 Apr 2014
  • Davao pug to fight Thai for IBF Pan Pacific title
    By Lito delos Reyes, Sun, 20 Apr 2014
  • DONAIRE SPARS FOR THE FIRST TIME AFTER LONG BREAK
    By Ronnie Nathanielsz, Sat, 19 Apr 2014
  • NIETES PRE-FIGHT PREVIEW, DONAIRE INTERVIEW ON PBO OVER SKYCABLE
    By Ronnie Nathanielsz, Sat, 19 Apr 2014
  • Rod Salka Wins Unanimous Decision Victory Over Alexei Collado In ShoBox Main Event On SHOWTIME
    By , Sat, 19 Apr 2014
  • HOPKINS A WONDER TO WATCH; THE HALF-SOLVED “MAYWEATHER VS. PACQUIAO”
    By Reni M. Valenzuela, Sat, 19 Apr 2014
  • ShoBox: The New Generation To Be Available Via Armed Forces Network In More Than 175 Countries Tonight
    By , Sat, 19 Apr 2014
  • The Fight Game With Jim Lampley Kicks Off Season Three With An All-new Edition Debuting Saturday, April 19
    By , Sat, 19 Apr 2014
  • Showtime Tripleheader gives BHOP a chance to add more legend to his longevity
    By Chris Carlson, Fri, 18 Apr 2014
  • Malignaggi vs. Porter: Which Shawn "Showtime" Porter will show up against the Magic Man in DC?
    By Chris Carlson, Fri, 18 Apr 2014
  • FINAL PRESS CONFERENCE QUOTES FOR "HISTORY AT THE CAPITOL: BERNARD HOPKINS VS. BEIBUT SHUMENOV"
    By , Fri, 18 Apr 2014
  • ShoBox: The New Generation Final Weights, Quotes For Friday's Iron Mike Productions Tripleheade
    By , Fri, 18 Apr 2014
  • Jennings vs. Perez, Geale vs. Macklin, May 24 in Corpus Christi and LIVE on HBO
    By , Fri, 18 Apr 2014
  • JEAN PASCAL WITH GYM AND INTERBOX NEXT FIGHT IN SEPTEMBER
    By , Fri, 18 Apr 2014
  • NBA - All set for the 2014 NBA playoffs
    By Homer D. Sayson, Fri, 18 Apr 2014
  • NBA - Rockets ready for playoff launch
    By Bernard Pagusara, Fri, 18 Apr 2014
  • NBA - Pelicans end a tough season with a victory over Rockets, 105-100
    By Absalon Inocian, Jr., Fri, 18 Apr 2014


  •  




     
    PhilBoxing.com has been created to support every aspiring
    Filipino boxer and the Philippine boxing scene in general.
    Please send comments to feedback@philboxing.com


    PRIVATE POLICY | LEGAL DISCLAIMER
    developed and maintained by dong secuya
    © 2014 philboxing.com.