Philippines, 01 Aug 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

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

Salven Lagumbay

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  


DAVAO DEL NORTE, MANDAUE PUGS SHINE IN ONGOING PLDT-ABAP NATIONAL TILT IN MAASIN


PhilBoxing.com


MAASIN CITY (PNA) -- Lopsided victories, highlighted by a referee stopped contest domination scored by Michael John Bahena of Davao del Norte marked the early semifinal round bouts Friday of PLDT-ABAP National Boxing Championships in this bustling capital city of Southern Leyte.

Bahena, fighting in the boys 50-kilogram junior division (15-16 bracket), had Reymart Gaballo of General Santos-Sarangani in the palm of his hands in the first two minutes of the opening round pummeling his opponent relentlessly leading the third man in the ring to stop the scheduled three-round showdown out of mercy.


Bahena’s impressive win actually was the second for Davao del Norte in the same age category following John Patrick Dinolan’s (48-0kg.) 8-4 shellacking of Mario Jaga of Bago City.

Mandaue City matched Davao del Norte’s double victory in the 10-bout junior division semis when Jeffrey Estella scored a one-sided 13-10 decision of Aldrin Signar of Tayabas Province in the 46-kg. class and Hipolito Banal Jr. (48-kg.) outpointing Joash Jordan of General Santos-Sarangani.

Bahena, Dinolan, Estella and Banal, thus, advanced into the gold medal fights in their divisions along with the other winners of the semifinal round fights still going on at press time.

The complete results of the junior semifinal round encounters: Mario Bautista of Himamaylan over Jeronil Borres of Misamis Oriental (46-kg.);

Kenneth Paul Gentalla of Tagbilaran over Adrian Tambalino of Bago (50-kg.); Levawil Savines of Bago over Jeric Ferrer
of Tayabas (52-kg.); Presco Cascosia of Misamis Oriental over Michael Javier of General Santos-Sarangani (52-kg.); Angelou Plania of General Santos-Darfangani over Jopher Montano of Bago (54-kg.); and Marquil Salvania of Misamis Oriental over Joe Tejones of Camiguin (54-kg.).

Forty six more contests were still being disputed – six in the girls junior category, 22 in the youth class and 18 elite levels in the Open, the first biggest and national-level competitions being held in this city courtesy of Mayor Maloney Samaco, a distinguished boxing media man writing for Philboxing.Com.

“This our city’s contribution to our country’s sports development program, particularly in boxing where I and our people here in Maasin believe will be our country’s source of our first ever gold medal in the Olympic Games,” Maloney told The Philippine News Agency in an interview as the fights went on.

“That is why I am very grateful to our town mates here who have extended their all-out support for this undertaking,” he added. “I would also like to extend my appreciation to ABAP, its president, Mr. Ricky Vargas, and chair, Mr. Manny Pangilinan, for giving us the chance to showcase our organizational skills and the hospitality of our people.”

The PLDT-ABAP Open raised its curtains last Monday with a colorful and elaborate Olympic-style ceremonies seen for the first time not only in this city but in the province as well.

All the gold medal bouts, according to ABAP executive director Ed Picson, will contested Friday. (PNA)


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


Recent PhilBoxing.com In-House articles:

  • TODAY! Final Rios-Chaves & Vargas-Novikov Vegas News Conf - 1:30 PM PT
    By , Thu, 31 Jul 2014
  • ALA GYM OPENS NEW WORLD-CLASS FITNESS CENTER IN MANILA
    By , Thu, 31 Jul 2014
  • DANNY GARCIA MEDIA WORKOUT QUOTES
    By , Thu, 31 Jul 2014
  • PHOTOS: RIOS, MOSLEY MEDIA DAY
    By , Thu, 31 Jul 2014
  • TWO FOR THE MONEY ROUNDS
    By Ted Lerner, Thu, 31 Jul 2014
  • This Saturday Rodriguez vs. Santiago for the WBO Latin title, complete list of fights
    By , Thu, 31 Jul 2014
  • 1st pro loss only a setback for Ghislain Maduma; Lightweight takes positives from tough experience
    By , Thu, 31 Jul 2014
  • Kris George set to take on Fernando Ferreira Da Silva for regional honours
    By , Thu, 31 Jul 2014
  • "SARTONK" PREMIER BELT MAKER OF THE WBA, IBF, WBO AND IBO CONFIRMED FOR THE INAUGURAL BOX FAN EXPO TO TAKE PLACE THIS SEPTEMBER IN LAS VEGAS
    By , Thu, 31 Jul 2014
  • PACQUIAO-ALGIERI HAS MAKINGS OF A CLASSIC
    By Recah Trinidad, Wed, 30 Jul 2014
  • GAB LOOKS INTO “LAST HOME STAND” CONTROVERSY
    By Eddie Alinea, Wed, 30 Jul 2014
  • COMING THROUGH IN CRUNCH TIME
    By Ted Lerner, Wed, 30 Jul 2014
  • Cohen Congratulates McCalla and Luis for ShoBox Victories Friday Night
    By , Wed, 30 Jul 2014
  • ARUM UPBEAT ON PACQUIAO-ALGIERI TITLE FIGHT
    By Ronnie Nathanielsz, Tue, 29 Jul 2014
  • PETALCORIN VS TELLO FOR VACANT INTERIM WBA FLYWEIGHT BELT
    By Carlos Costa, Tue, 29 Jul 2014
  • BLATCHE FITTING IN VERY WELL WITH GILAS PILIPINAS
    By Ronnie Nathanielsz, Tue, 29 Jul 2014
  • Salimbagat, Castro shine in US chess
    By Marlon Bernardino, Tue, 29 Jul 2014
  • ALOLOD TKOs FAJARDO, RETAINS PHILIPPINE LIGHT-FLYWEIGHT TITLE
    By Salvador Lopez, Tue, 29 Jul 2014
  • FIGHT CARDS TO BE HELD REGULARLY AT MANDALUYONG CITY GYM
    By Ronnie Nathanielsz, Tue, 29 Jul 2014
  • U.S. launch party in Big Apple KO win for Fight Network: Ray 'Boom Boom' Mancini Named adviser/fight analyst
    By , Tue, 29 Jul 2014
  • Indian Promoter Shyam Batra’s First London, UK Event - CALL OF DUTY - This Saturday
    By , Tue, 29 Jul 2014
  • MRI confirms Melson’s Tear; Treatment set for tomorrow!
    By , Tue, 29 Jul 2014
  • AUSTRALIAN PROMOTER BELIEVES PACQUIAO-MAYWEATHER FIGHT HAS TO HAPPEN TO SAVE BOXING
    By Ronnie Nathanielsz, Tue, 29 Jul 2014
  • DENVER CUELLO RETURNS IN SEPTEMBER
    By Ronnie Nathanielsz, Tue, 29 Jul 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.