Philippines, 24 Feb 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  


MELINDO AND ESTRADA MAKE WEIGHT FOR WBO/WBA TITLE BOUT (COMPLETE WEIGHIN RESULTS AND PHOTOS)


PhilBoxing.com




MACAU - Milan 'El Metodico' Melindo will have his date with destiny this Saturday when he challenges Juan Francisco 'El Gallo' Estrada of Mexico for the WBO/WBA flyweight title belts. Estrada and Melindo both weighed in an identical 111.6 lbs during the official weigh-in held this afternoon at the Cotai Arena.

Estrada will be riding on the momentum of his stunning win over Brian Viloria at the same venue last April. Melindo will carry the hopes of a country looking for a new hero after the successive losses of Manny Pacquiao, Nonito Donaire and Viloria.

FISTS OF GOLD II will be headlined by China's two time Olympic gold medal winner Zou Shiming, who will have his second pro outing against Jesus Ortega of Mexico. Zou weighed in at 111.4 lbs while Ortega was at 111.6 lbs.

Melindo's stablemate Genesis 'Azukal' Servania (121.6 lbs) will have his first fight outside of the Philippines when he squares off against Konosuke Tomiyama (122 lbs) of Japan. Servania will stake his unbeaten record and WBO Asia-Pacific title belt.

The third Filipino in this blockbuster card is Dave Peñalosa (123 lbs) who will face substitute Ngaotawa Sithsaithong in a six rounder. Dave was initially reported to be facing Wisaruth Wor Khunkhiri of Thailand. Last April, the 22 year old Peñalosa knocked out Thai Cheroenchai Sithsaithong in two rounds.

The official weigh-in was hosted by Lupe Contreras and Michael Buffer.

The other world title on the line will be the IBF featherweight belt held by Evgeny Gradovich (125.75lbs) of Russia and challenging for the title is Maurico Muñoz (125.75lbs) of Argentina.

Two unbeaten heavyweights will add more firepower to the proceedings, Joe Hanks (236.8lbs) vs. Andy Ruiz,Jr (254.4lbs).

Hong Kong's Rex Tso (116.4) and Thai Rusalee Samor (116.4) will clash in a six rounder.

Peñalosa and Sithsaithong will open the Top Rank Promotions card at 6PM at the Cotai Arena this Saturday, July 27.

MELINDO AND ESTRADA:





Genesis Servania (L) and Konosuke Tomiyama.


Dave Penalosa (L) and Ngaotawa Sithsaithong.

ZOU SHIMING AND JESUS ORTEGA:





Gradovich vs Munoz.

Ruiz vs Hanks.


Tso vs Samor.


Click here to view a list of other articles written by Rene Bonsubre, Jr..


Recent PhilBoxing.com In-House articles:

  • THOUSANDS OF FANS STORM CANELO ÁLVAREZ AND JULIO CÉSAR CHÁVEZ, JR. AT HOUSTON PRESS CONFERENCE
    By , Fri, 24 Feb 2017
  • SHOBOX: THE NEW GENERATION FINAL WEIGHTS, QUOTES FOR TRIPLEHEADER TOMORROW LIVE ON SHOWTIME®
    By , Fri, 24 Feb 2017
  • Snips and Snipes 23 February 2017: Pacquiao vs Khan superfight likely
    By Eric Armit, Fri, 24 Feb 2017
  • Two Title Fights Added to April 8 Lomachecko - Sosa Championship Event
    By , Fri, 24 Feb 2017
  • Real life "Rocky" moment at hand for Las Vegas' Patrick Gutierrez Make or break fight for underdog vs. 2016 Olympic bronze medalist Nico Hernandez
    By , Fri, 24 Feb 2017
  • MCDONNELL: I WON'T BLOW MY CHANCE AT HISTORY
    By , Fri, 24 Feb 2017
  • Vinnie Carita headlines April 1 & Matt Remillard returns to ring
    By , Fri, 24 Feb 2017
  • Floyd Mayweather: Hey, Conor McGregor ... I'm In L.A. Now, Too! (VIDEO)
    By , Thu, 23 Feb 2017
  • DANNY GARCIA HAS CANDID CONVERSATION ABOUT THE ROLE OF HIS FATHER & THRIVING AS AN UNDERDOG IN THE REVEAL WITH MARK KRIEGEL
    By , Thu, 23 Feb 2017
  • MICHAEL PEREZ AND MARCELINO LOPEZ TO SQUARE OFF IN GOLDEN BOY BOXING ON ESPN APRIL 20
    By , Thu, 23 Feb 2017
  • OMEGA’S “WHO’S NEXT? 4” AT THE WATERFRONT MARCH 18
    By Rene Bonsubre, Jr., Wed, 22 Feb 2017
  • Arizona Boxing News & Notes withDon Smith: Michael Carbajal Headlines 2017 NVBHOF Class
    By Don Smith, Wed, 22 Feb 2017
  • DONNIE NIETES Q & A
    By , Wed, 22 Feb 2017
  • SANMAN FIGHTERS READY TO FIGHT ON FEB 26
    By , Wed, 22 Feb 2017
  • CANELO ÁLVAREZ & JULIO CÉSAR CHÁVEZ, JR. NEW YORK CITY PRESS CONFERENCE QUOTES
    By , Wed, 22 Feb 2017
  • BUTE vs ALVAREZ PRESS CONFERENCE QUOTES
    By , Wed, 22 Feb 2017
  • Caleb Plant Training Camp Quotes
    By , Wed, 22 Feb 2017
  • Rey Vargas battles Gavin McDonnell for WBC Super Bantamweight title Live THIS SATURDAY on Klowdtv.com
    By , Wed, 22 Feb 2017
  • NBA All-Star Game 2017 -- Davis star shines the brightest
    By Absalon Inocian, Jr., Wed, 22 Feb 2017
  • Did the Old Fox get outfoxed?
    By Recah Trinidad, Tue, 21 Feb 2017
  • YU, PORRAS, TESORIO, ROTA ARRIVE IN GENSAN FEB 24
    By , Tue, 21 Feb 2017
  • CANELO ÁLVAREZ & JULIO CÉSAR CHÁVEZ, JR. MEXICO CITY PRESS CONFERENCE QUOTES & PHOTOS
    By , Tue, 21 Feb 2017
  • The Past Week In Action 20 February 2017
    By Eric Armit, Tue, 21 Feb 2017
  • Boxer Yusaf Mack Beats Down Twitter Troll In Barber Shop ... After Gay Attacks (VIDEO)
    By , Tue, 21 Feb 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.