Philippines, 24 Mar 2017
  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  


Doliguez challenges Chris John


PhilBoxing.com



Doliguez.
THE MOST-feared featherweight in the country today wants a piece of Indonesian boxing hero Chris John.

After failing to lure another Indon boxing hero Daud Yordan into a fight despite repeated challenges, Jun "Hercules" Doliguez said he’s ready to take it one step further and exchange punches with Yohannes Christian John or popularly known as Chris John.

"I am terribly disappointed that Yordan didn’t answer my call. I’m sure Chris John is different," said Doliguez, during a break of training at the Touch Gloves Boxing Gym in Agoncillo, Batangas.

A provincemate of boxing hero Manny Pacquiao, Doliguez earns the reputation as the "most avoided boxer" in the local boxing scene. Foes tend to shy away from the power punches of the Sarangani prizefighter.

"It’s safe to say that boxers tend to shy away from Jun’s power," said Elmer Anuran, president of the Saved by the Bell Promotion, who charts the career of Doliguez. The 5-foot-7 Doliguez is still undefeated in 17 bouts. He floored 12 foes and draw once.

The youthful Anuran believes that Doliguez is world-class. "Everybody knows that we moved heaven and earth to make the Doliguez-Yordan bout a reality. But this is boxing and you’ll never know what will happen next."

The bout didn’t push through when Yordan (30-4, 23 knockouts) suffered a stunning knockout loss to Simpiwe Vetyeka of South Africa in Indonesia. As a result, the Indon lost his International Boxing Organization featherweight title to Vetyeka.

"I was ready to dislodge Yordan. I knew I can beat him," said Doliguez, who trains under the watchful eyes of veteran trainer Benny dela Peña.

After a technical draw against Edgar Gabejan, Doliguez won his next four bouts by knockouts . He downed battled-grizzled veterans Ariel Delgado, Ciso Morales, Erik Rapada and Arlon Batingal in succession.

"Jun sent them all to dreamland," said Anuran. "I was confident that Jun could have beaten Yordan."

Doliguez admits that John is a going to be a very tough foe. A future Hall of Famer, the native of Banjarnegara kept his World Boxing Association featherweight title after escaping with a technical draw against Japanese Satoshi Hosono in Jakarta.

The 33-year-old John. dubbed as The Dragon, defended his title for the 18th straight time. John is undefeated in 51 bouts. He carries an eye-popping mark of 48 wins and three losses.

"I respect Chris John. He’s a legend but my call is for him to give me a chance. I guarantee him and the fans that it’s going to be a fight-to-remember," Doliguez declared.


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


Recent PhilBoxing.com In-House articles:

  • DONNIE-NATION OFFICIALLY LAUNCHED
    By Dong Secuya, Thu, 23 Mar 2017
  • Mayweather Beats McGregor In ONE ROUND ... Says Sugar Ray Leonard (VIDEO)
    By , Thu, 23 Mar 2017
  • WEIGHTS FROM SUPER BRAWL III AT SKYLANDS ECC IN RANDOLPH, NEW JERSEY
    By , Thu, 23 Mar 2017
  • Scott Burrell & Dean Burrell in action this Friday night in Huntington, New York
    By , Thu, 23 Mar 2017
  • CHERRY-DOUGLAS HEADLINES PBC'S TOE-TO-TOE TUESDAYS APR 4
    By , Thu, 23 Mar 2017
  • WARRIORS BOXING SIGNS CHICAGO BANTAMWEIGHT PROSPECT SHAWN SIMPSON TO PROMOTIONAL AGREEMENT
    By , Thu, 23 Mar 2017
  • PBC doesn’t guarantee efficiency on professional boxing says GAB Chairman
    By Lito delos Reyes, Thu, 23 Mar 2017
  • The Past Week in Action 22 March 2017
    By Eric Armit, Thu, 23 Mar 2017
  • LOMACHENKO, USYK AND GVOZDYK MEDIA WORKOUT QUOTES
    By , Thu, 23 Mar 2017
  • Top Cebuano amateur Junrel Jimenez signs with ALA Promotions
    By , Thu, 23 Mar 2017
  • Frank Galarza inks with AC Sports Management
    By , Thu, 23 Mar 2017
  • 2017 Mosconi Cup Team - USA standings after four events
    By , Thu, 23 Mar 2017
  • GOLDEN BOY PROMOTIONS SIGNS WBC YOUTH INTERCONTINENTAL LIGHTWEIGHT CHAMPION ROMERO DUNO
    By , Wed, 22 Mar 2017
  • KELL BROOK TO DEFEND IBF WELTERWEIGHT TITLE AGAINST UNDEFEATED ERROL SPENCE ON SATURDAY, MAY 27 LIVE ON SHOWTIME®
    By , Wed, 22 Mar 2017
  • LOMACHENKO, USYK AND GVOZDYK SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA MEDIA WORKOUTS TODAY
    By , Wed, 22 Mar 2017
  • HERO’S WELCOME FOR ROMERO DUNO IN GENSAN
    By , Wed, 22 Mar 2017
  • Three Stories of Irvin Magno vs. Ali Wyatt
    By Mark F. Villanueva, Wed, 22 Mar 2017
  • Alexey Nevzorov & Movsar Evloev to fight for Interim M-1 Challenge bantamweight title
    By , Wed, 22 Mar 2017
  • Roman Gonzalez vs. Srisaket Sor Rungvisai: Chocolatito Wins in Loss
    By Mark F. Villanueva, Wed, 22 Mar 2017
  • Mindanao boxing promoters, managers, ring officials excited in GAB PH convention in Davao May 11-13
    By , Wed, 22 Mar 2017
  • UNDEFEATED DMITRY BIVOL TO DEFEND INTERIM WBA LIGHT HEAVYWEIGHT TITLE AGAINST SAMUEL CLARKSON
    By , Wed, 22 Mar 2017
  • JORGE LINARES vs. ANTHONY CROLLA MEDIA WORKOUT QUOTES
    By , Wed, 22 Mar 2017
  • QUOTES FROM QUIGLEY, TAPIA AHEAD OF THEIR ESPN2 MARCH 23 BATTLE
    By , Wed, 22 Mar 2017
  • BARTHELEMY-BLANCO HEADLINES PBC TOE-TO-TOE TUESDAYS MARCH 28
    By , Wed, 22 Mar 2017


  •  




     
    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
    © 2017 philboxing.com.