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:
|POLITICIAN MANNY IS ALSO WELL-ACCOMPLISHED OUTSIDE THE RING|
By Eddie Alinea, Sat, 30 Apr 2016“Bad Girl” bows to Korean in world title-fight, retires
By Lito delos Reyes, Sat, 30 Apr 2016WBA Interim cruiserweight world champion & Mandatory challenger Beibut Shumenov protests Dorticos-Kalenga WBA "regular" world cruiserweight title fight
By , Sat, 30 Apr 2016Biosse steps up to replace injured Camacho May 13th
By , Sat, 30 Apr 2016LEAGUE OF FISTS: WELTERWEIGHT SEMIS AND SEASON II MATCHES
By Rene Bonsubre, Jr., Sat, 30 Apr 2016WEIGHTS FROM DC: JACK - 167.5 LBS., BUTE - 167 LBS; DEGALE - 167.5 LBS, MEDINA - 167.75 LBS
By , Sat, 30 Apr 2016Atlantic City's Anthony "Juice" Young looks to shine tonight against Juan Rodriguez
By , Sat, 30 Apr 2016Del Valle to battle Snow May 13 in Washington, DC!
By , Sat, 30 Apr 2016Split-T Management signs World Amateur Sensation Marquis Moore
By , Sat, 30 Apr 2016JOHN RIEL CASIMERO OUT FOR REVENGE IN HIS REMATCH WITH RUENROENG
By Ronnie Nathanielsz, Fri, 29 Apr 2016MUST WIN FOR MORALDE AGAINST ADUCAL
By Lito delos Reyes, Fri, 29 Apr 2016Plania, Rosas make weight for Brawl at the Mall: Undefeated
By Lito delos Reyes, Fri, 29 Apr 2016Weights from Atlantic City: Dirrell - 169 lbs, Caparello - 167 lbs
By , Fri, 29 Apr 2016Pacquiao shrugs off as baseless P-Noy’s statement
By Aquiles Z. Zonio, Fri, 29 Apr 2016METUDA, DUNO TARGET WBO BELTS IN RUSSIA
By Rene Bonsubre, Jr., Fri, 29 Apr 2016Badou Jack, Lucian Bute, James DeGale & Rogelio Medina Final Press Conference Quotes
By , Fri, 29 Apr 2016Keith Thurman & Shawn Porter Take New York - Welterweight Stars Discuss June 25 Showdown During Two Day Media Tour In NYC
By , Fri, 29 Apr 2016Tix to Martinez v Lomachenko / Verdejo & Zou U.S. Debut Go On Sale Today
By , Fri, 29 Apr 2016STATEMENT FROM GOLDEN BOY PROMOTIONS ON FRANCISCO VARGAS TESTED POSITIVE FOR CLENBUTEROL
By , Fri, 29 Apr 2016Andre Dirrell, Blake Caparello, Anthony Dirrell, Caleb Truax, Jonathan Guzman & Daniel Rosas Media Roundtable Quotes
By , Fri, 29 Apr 2016"Knockout Night at the D" returns May 21 Arif "The Predator" Magomedov hunts down Andrew "Hurricane" Hernandez in Las Vegas
By , Fri, 29 Apr 2016Sugar Ray Leonard -- 5 Year Restraining Order Against Stalker ... My Life's In Danger
By , Fri, 29 Apr 2016Undefeated Metuda, Duno to vie for separate WBO belts in Russia
By Lito delos Reyes, Thu, 28 Apr 2016Adante to fight in Hong Kong May 14
By Lito delos Reyes, Thu, 28 Apr 2016