Philippines, 07 Jul 2015
  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  


XCON boxers ready for ‘ALA-Cobra Tunay Na Lakas’ event


PhilBoxing.com


XCON Tiger City Gym will be fielding four of its top boxers for ALA Promotions’ event dubbed as “Tunay Na Lakas Boxing” Saturday night at the City Hall Gymnasium of Mandaluyong City.

XCON is one of the most feared boxing stables in Metro Manila as it produced high-caliber fighters such as Sonny Gonzales and Jun Talape.


Since the renowned ring tour of the Cebu-based company is making its first stop in Luzon, head coach Ramie Gonzaga stressed that his wards are prepared to capitalize the opportunity.

“It’s a good chance for them to show everybody of what they can do inside the ring. This is the right moment to put everybody on notice,” he said in Filipino.

Among the four fighters who will represent XCON Gym on fight night is Rene Bestudio, headlining the boxing card as he meets Jonel Alibio in a ten-round tussle.

Bestudio attempts to put his career back on the map after suffering a tough majority decision loss to unbeaten Mark Acub last June 22 in Cebu.

Prior to his loss, the 29-year-old pugilist from Southern Leyte was riding high on a three-fight winning streak, which includes a victory over Roselito Campana for the PBF super featherweight title.

According to Gonzaga, Bestudio wants to convincingly rout Alibio, who once shared the ring with former world champions Poonsawat Kratingdaenggym and Akifumi Shimoda.

“As much as possible, Rene wants to win convincingly or if ever by knockout because he knows the reputation of his opponent,” he mentioned.

In the night’s co-main event, XCON’s frontrunner Jimmy Aducal will lock horns with Argie Toquero in an eight-round scuffle at super bantamweight.

Aducal, a heavy-hitter with five knockouts to his credit, is looking to bounce back after yielding to former OPBF champion Roli Gasca via unanimous decision three months ago.

“I can see it in his eyes that he wants to win again. Jimmy never wants to lose,” Gonzaga stated

The 22-year-old slugger also held the PBF super flyweight title in February of this year when he knocked out Bryan Vicera in the fifth round.

However, his reign as the new titleholder was short lived when he decided to move up in weight to face Gasca.

The other two fighters from XCON Gym who are scheduled to compete on Saturday are Jesame Dela Zerna and Robin Dingcong.
Dela Zerna takes on knockout artist Richard Claveras, while Dingcong trades leather with Joel Lumangcag.

The 5-foot-4 Dela Zerna has racked up three wins and a draw in his last four outings since losing to Conrado Tanamor in November 2010.

Before stepping in as a professional fighter, he is a gold medal winner in the 2003 National Open and has dominated the NCR Palaro from 2001 to 2007.

In his bout versus Claveras, Dela Zerna will be contending for the first time in an eight-round contest.

“For a long time, this kid wants to compete in an eight-rounder. He gave his assurance that he will walk out with the victory. I saw it in his training that’s why I gave him my trust,” the trainer said about Dela Zerna

On the other hand, Dingcong is making his professional debut against another first-timer in Lumangcag.

The 20-year-old puncher from Negros Occidental started boxing at the age of 13 and had participated twice in Palarong Pambansa.
“Robin is very athletic for a boxer, who is making his professional debut. He has quality punches and movement. I must admit that we have high expectations in his fight,” Gonzaga asserted.

Although the team has been branded as favorites in their respective matches, Gonzaga guaranteed that there is no room for error and added that his boxers will sport their best foot inside the squared-circle.

“We shouldn’t be overconfident because their opponents are dangerous. But we are prepared and ready. And of course, we are geared up to put a great fight. It all boils down on Saturday,” he ended.


Click here to view a list of other articles written by Nissi Icasiano.


Recent PhilBoxing.com In-House articles:

  • ARUM PLANS DONAIRE TITLE FIGHT AGAINST WBA CHAMPION QUIGG IN DUBAI
    By Ronnie Nathanielsz, Tue, 07 Jul 2015
  • VILORIA IN REMATCH WITH WBO/WBA FLYWEIGHT CHAMPION JUAN FRANCISCO ESTRADA IN SEPTEMBER
    By Ronnie Nathanielsz, Tue, 07 Jul 2015
  • Caruana wins Dortmund 2015; Wesley So @ 2nd place
    By Jose "joeyj" Jereos Jr., Tue, 07 Jul 2015
  • Orcullo Leads Trio of Pinoy Champions into the USA for 75th World Straight Pool Title
    By , Tue, 07 Jul 2015
  • RODRIGUEZ IS HUNGRY FOR VICTORY; NIETES DETERMINED TO RETAIN HIS TITLE
    By Ronnie Nathanielsz, Tue, 07 Jul 2015
  • MAYWEATHER STRIPPED OF WBO WELTERWEIGHT TITLE HE WON AGAINST PACQUIAO
    By Ronnie Nathanielsz, Tue, 07 Jul 2015
  • Karim Mayfield Responds To Potential Showdown With Floyd Mayweather Says He'll Give The Fans A Highly Explosive Fight
    By , Tue, 07 Jul 2015
  • READY TO WIN ONE FOR THE LITTLE GUYS: INTRODUCING MARCOS "DORADO" REYES
    By , Tue, 07 Jul 2015
  • Hagler Confirms Attendance at Nev. Boxing HOF Gala, Aug. 8 at Caesars Palace
    By , Tue, 07 Jul 2015
  • Melson Receives Humanitarian Award from WBC; Set to Assist Amateur Program!
    By , Tue, 07 Jul 2015
  • FULL NIGHT OF UNDERCARD ACTION FEATURES EDNER CHERRY BATTLING LUIS CRUZ & ANTHONY PETERSON TAKING ON RAMESIS GIL FROM THE USF SUN DOME IN TAMPA ON SATURDAY, JULY 11
    By , Tue, 07 Jul 2015
  • WBA CHAMPION QUIGG IS LOOKING AT DONAIRE FOR HIS NEXT TITLE DEFENSE
    By Ronnie Nathanielsz, Tue, 07 Jul 2015
  • FIGHTER OF THE YEAR AND ESPY "BEST FIGHTER" NOMINEE TERENCE CRAWFORD FAN AND MEDIA VIDEO CHAT
    By , Tue, 07 Jul 2015
  • Garrett Wilson - Anthony Caputo Smith tonight on Comcast Networks on the East Coast
    By , Tue, 07 Jul 2015
  • NBA -- Spurs win Aldridge lottery, Jordan bolts Clippers
    By Eugene Nepangue, Mon, 06 Jul 2015
  • FILIPINO BOXERS TITLE WOES PARTLY DUE TO LACK OF LOCAL WELL-HEELED PROMOTERS
    By Ed de la Vega, DDS, Sun, 05 Jul 2015
  • PARRENAS FORCED TO SETTLE FOR A QUESTIONABLE DRAW IN WBO INTERIM TITLE FIGHT VS CARMONA
    By Ronnie Nathanielsz, Sun, 05 Jul 2015
  • Roach could be of help in PH Olympic quest
    By Recah Trinidad, Sun, 05 Jul 2015
  • Kharitonov stops Garner - results and pictures from M-1 Challenge 59 in Kazakhstan
    By , Sun, 05 Jul 2015
  • PACQUIAO PRAISES PHIL’S SEA GAMES PERFORMANCE
    By Eddie Alinea, Sat, 04 Jul 2015
  • WATCH A RIVETING PRE-FIGHT PRIMER ON ‘PINOY PRIDE XXXI” ON PBO-SKY CABLE AT 8:30 TONIGHT
    By Ronnie Nathanielsz, Sat, 04 Jul 2015
  • Arizona Boxing News & Notes With Don Smith: Trotter, Granados Score Upsets: Ryskeldiev Wins
    By Don Smith, Sat, 04 Jul 2015
  • PARRENAS TIPS THE SCALES WELL BELOW THE SUPER FLYWEIGHT LIMIT; CARMONA EXACTLY 115
    By Ronnie Nathanielsz, Sat, 04 Jul 2015
  • ROBERTO RAMIREZ JR NAMED REFEREE FOR PARRENAS-CARMONA WBO SUPER FLYWEIGHT INTERIM TITLE FIGHT
    By Ronnie Nathanielsz, Sat, 04 Jul 2015


  •  




     
    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
    © 2015 philboxing.com.