TWO FILIPINO BOXERS LOSE IN WBA REGIONAL TITLE FIGHTS IN UKRAINE
By Ronnie Nathanielsz
Sun, 25 Aug 2013
Two Filipino boxers have lost in WBA regional title fights at the Donbass Arena in Donetsk, Ukraine.
Juan Purisima lost by a near shutout to Artem Dalakian in a WBA flyweight International title fight while Jason “Dodong” Canoy lost by a 7th round technical decision to Oleksandr Hryschuk in a WBA flyweight Intercontinental title fight on the same card.
The undefeated 26 year Dalakian improved his record to 8-0 with 5 knockouts while the 22 year old Purisima dropped to 11-4-1 with 4 knockouts.
All three judges had Dalakian winning comfortably by scores of 120-115, 120-106 and 119-106.
The 27 year old Hryshchuk also kept his unbeaten in record intact with the win over Canoy and improved to 13-0 with 5 knockouts while the 23 year old Canoy dropped to 16-4-2 with 11 knockouts.
Hryshchuk won the vacant WBA Intercontinental 112 pound title with a 2nd round TKO over Gabor Molnar of Hungary last April 5 while Dalakian won the vacant WBA International 112 pound crown with a 1st round knockout of David Kanalas last April 5.
Click here to view a list of other articles written by Ronnie Nathanielsz.
Recent PhilBoxing.com In-House articles:
|Boxers get lift from GAB, DOH|
By Joaquin Henson, Mon, 24 Jul 2017SANMAN LIVE GETS POSITIVE RESPONSE FROM BOXING FANS
By Rene Bonsubre, Jr., Mon, 24 Jul 2017Kriel Outpoints Alimento in South Africa
By Carlos Costa, Mon, 24 Jul 2017Moralde triumphs; Mananquil puts on a show in “Brawl at the Mall”
By , Sun, 23 Jul 2017Undefeated Movsar Evloev New M-1 Challenge Bantamweight Champion
By , Sun, 23 Jul 2017DeSean Jackson Says Mayweather's Strip Club Is World Class
By , Sun, 23 Jul 2017Kriel, Alimento Make Weight for Sunday's WBC Int'l Battle in South Africa
By Carlos Costa, Sun, 23 Jul 2017Sign of the times
By Joaquin Henson, Sun, 23 Jul 2017All set for “Brawl at the Mall: Collision Course”
By , Sat, 22 Jul 2017Donaire to train in Tokyo
By Joaquin Henson, Sat, 22 Jul 2017LOOKING BACK AT SOME INTERESTING PINOY VS. PINOY PROSPECT BATTLES
By Rene Bonsubre, Jr., Sat, 22 Jul 2017CLOSED CIRCUIT TICKETS FOR CANELO VS. GOLOVKIN ON SALE FRIDAY, JULY 21 AT 10:00 A.M. PT
By , Sat, 22 Jul 2017UNDEFEATED TOP-NOTCH PROSPECTS WILL LOOK TO PRESERVE UNBLEMISHED RECORDS ON AUGUST 4TH GOLDEN BOY BOXING ON ESPN UNDERCARD
By , Sat, 22 Jul 2017M-1 Challenge 81 weights from Ingushetia
By , Sat, 22 Jul 2017Oscar De La Hoya: If I Couldn't Beat Floyd, Conor McGregor Has No Chance
By , Fri, 21 Jul 2017WBC CHAMPION NIKKI ADLER HARD AT WORK TO DEFEND HER BELT AGAINST CLARESSA SHIELDS
By , Fri, 21 Jul 2017SAMPSON BOXING SIGNS UNDEFEATED LIGHTWEIGHT BRYAN FIGUEROA
By , Fri, 21 Jul 2017WBA affirms Thai anomaly
By Joaquin Henson, Fri, 21 Jul 2017Arizona Boxing News & Notes with Don Smith: Camacho Comeback Spoiled, Phone Call & More
By Don Smith, Fri, 21 Jul 2017STATEMENT ON SENATOR JOHN McCAIN FROM SENATOR EMMANUEL D. PACQUIAO
By , Fri, 21 Jul 2017Snips and Snipes 20 July 2017
By Eric Armit, Fri, 21 Jul 2017GOMEZ, TEIXEIRA, RUBIO JR FEATURED ON ALI-PEREZ UNDERCARD
By , Fri, 21 Jul 2017Ahmed Elbiali Looks to Step up in Competition
By , Fri, 21 Jul 2017GH3 Promotions Antoine Douglas wins; Adam Lopez battles to a disputed draw this past Friday night in Miami, Oklahoma
By , Thu, 20 Jul 2017