Philippines, 28 Jul 2016
  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

T. Chin-Te

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  


Darchinyan Beats Gallo, But Will His Handlers Accept a Fight With Drian Francisco?


PhilBoxing.com




Last night on UniMas TV, Top Rank presented a match-up between former champion Vic Darchinyan (59-5-1, 28KO) and Javier Gallo (18-7-1,10KO). On paper the match up looks fairly reasonable. In reality it is one sided in favor of Darchinyan. Gallo didn’t have a prayer against the flashy Armenian. He was coming off two consecutive losses prior to the fight.

Darchinyan easily took care of business. He knocked down Gallo in round two with his famed overhand right and after the gallant Mexican got up to resume the fight, he was decked again.

Gallo somewhat recovered in round three even scoring some heavy punches on the Armenian and almost put him on dream land too. Darchinyan however shook off the cobwebs and survived the round.

In the fourth, after some furious exchanges, Darchinyan finally managed to score with good combinations that put Gallo back on the canvas forcing the referee to intervene and waved off the fight.

With the victory, Darchinyan is now possibly lined up for a title fight against WBC super bantamweight champion, Victor Terrazas. (37-2-1, 21KO) on the undercard of the Chavez-Murray card in Mexico City on August 3rd on HBO.

That possible match up is a credit to Frank Espinosa, the new handler of Darchinyan. Without doubt, it is Espinosa’s connection to Top Rank that may make that title fight happen.

But does Darchinyan really deserve the shot at Terrazas?

Darchinyan beat a journey man with 7 losses. That qualifies him for a title shot?

Gallo was beaten by Drian Francisco last year at the undercard of the Viloria-Tyson Marquez fight held at the LA Sports Arena. Prior to that he was a victim of David Quijano (13-2-1,9KO) in Puerto Rico.

Therefore, it was no surprise that he was KO’d by Darchinyan.

A better measure if Darchinyan is really back and positively a better boxer now that he is training with former UFC world champion Rhonda Rousey is a fight with Filipino slugger Drian Francisco.

But that I think is just wishful thinking. Espinosa and Top Rank will never put Darchinyan against Francisco at this time because they know that he can not beat the Filipino.

They need to make some money on him first and a quick route to that is a fight with Terrazas.

And it would not be too far fetch to say that they also know Darchinyan had a short sparring with Francisco at the gym of Justin Fortune and his nose was bloodied forcing Darchinyan to quit the sparring and never sparred again against Francisco.

The plan to make Darchinyan a champion again and generate some cash for his new handlers make back-fire with the Terrazas fight.

The Mexican is a heck of a lot better than their poor measure of Darchinyan’s true standing that is Gallo.

A fight with Francisco would be a whole lot better measure of his qualifications for a title fight.

But will they risk a loss to Francisco?

I doubt it!


Click here to view a list of other articles written by Ed de la Vega, DDS.


Recent PhilBoxing.com In-House articles:

  • TAPALES RETURNS HOME A CHAMPION
    By Dong Secuya, Thu, 28 Jul 2016
  • TAPALES TO RECEIVE HERO’S WELCOME
    By Ronnie Nathanielsz, Thu, 28 Jul 2016
  • Leo Santa Cruz vs. Carl Frampton Fight Week Media Workout Quotes
    By , Thu, 28 Jul 2016
  • 4th Annual Nevada Boxing Hall of Fame Meet and Greet at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas July 29
    By , Thu, 28 Jul 2016
  • MARLON TAPALES: HEART AND CHARACTER
    By Rene Bonsubre, Jr., Thu, 28 Jul 2016
  • PUTIN CLAIMS A POLITICAL CAMPAIGN HAS BEEN WAGED AGAINST RUSSIAN SPORTS PEOPLE
    By Ronnie Nathanielsz, Thu, 28 Jul 2016
  • Robert Guerrero, Alfredo Angulo & Terrell Gausha Press Conference Quotes
    By , Thu, 28 Jul 2016
  • JOSEPH "JOJO" DIAZ, JR., ROY TAPIA AND NICK ARCE LOS ANGELES MEDIA WORKOUT QUOTES
    By , Thu, 28 Jul 2016
  • TAPALES RISES FROM THE CANVAS TWICE TO STOP PUNGLUANG IN 11TH, CAPTURES WBO BANTAMWEIGHT TITLE (PHOTOS)
    By Dong Secuya, Wed, 27 Jul 2016
  • MARLON TAPALES KNOCKS OUT WBO BANTAMWEIGHT CHAMPION PUNGLUANG IN THE 11TH ROUND IN AN EXPLOSIVE TITLE SHOWDOWN
    By Ronnie Nathanielsz, Wed, 27 Jul 2016
  • AMNAT RUENROENG VOWS TO WIN A MEDAL FOR HIS FAMILY AND COUNTRY IN THE RIO OLYMPICS
    By Ronnie Nathanielsz, Wed, 27 Jul 2016
  • FEDERER TO MISS RIO OLYMPICS AND REST OF THE SEASON WITH A KNEE INJURY
    By Ronnie Nathanielsz, Wed, 27 Jul 2016
  • TAPALES ARRIVES IN AYUTTHAYA
    By Dong Secuya, Wed, 27 Jul 2016
  • NEWLY CROWNED WBC SILVER CHAMPION MUHAMMAD WASEEM CELEBRATES HIS VICTORY
    By Ronnie Nathanielsz, Wed, 27 Jul 2016
  • "CHOCOLATITO" - CUADRAS, SOTO KARASS KICK-OFF PRESS CONFERENCE AT THE FORUM FOR SEPTEMBER 10 FIGHTS
    By , Wed, 27 Jul 2016
  • LEO SANTA CRUZ & CARL FRAMPTON KICK OFF FIGHT WEEK WITH EMPIRE STATE BUILDING FACEOFF
    By , Wed, 27 Jul 2016
  • UFC's Valentina Shevchenko -- I'm the REAL Champ ... Bring On Nunes, Rousey! (VIDEO)
    By , Wed, 27 Jul 2016
  • ROC NATION SPORTS ANNOUNCES NON-TELEVISED UNDERCARD FIGHTERS FOR ANDRE WARD VS. ALEXANDER BRAND
    By , Wed, 27 Jul 2016
  • WORLD SERIES OF FIGHTING - GLOBAL CHAMPIONSHIP WSOF-GC 3: PHILIPPINES 10-FIGHT EVENT IS SET FOR THIS SATURDAY JULY 30
    By , Wed, 27 Jul 2016
  • Banner Promotions & Thompson Boxing sign amateur standout Ruben Villa to a co-promotional contract
    By , Wed, 27 Jul 2016
  • Mykal "The Professor" Fox takes on Somner Martin on Friday, August 19th at the Crystal City Hilton in Crystal City, Virginia
    By , Tue, 26 Jul 2016
  • Henry Rivalta: Moises Flores has the “Heart and the Balls” to beat Rigondeaux
    By , Tue, 26 Jul 2016
  • WEIGHTS FROM THAILAND: SOR SINGYU – 117.8 LBS, TAPALES – 117.8 LBS. (PHOTOS)
    By Dong Secuya, Tue, 26 Jul 2016
  • RICK STAHELI WARNS PACQUIAO TO STAY AWAY FROM CRAWFORD
    By Ronnie Nathanielsz, Tue, 26 Jul 2016


  •  




     
    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
    © 2016 philboxing.com.