SABILLO PRE-FIGHT SPECIAL ON PBO OVER SKYCABLE
By Ronnie Nathanielsz
Thu, 20 Mar 2014
Viva Sports will telecast a one hour special on the title defense of WBO minimum weight champion Merlito “Tiger” Sabillo who battles Mexico’s No. 9 ranked Francisco Rodriguez Jr in Monterrey, Mexico on Sunday in a fight card to be telecast by the giant broadcast network ABS-CBN over Channel 2 at 10:15 a.m..
The pre-fight special will be telecast at 8:30 p.m. on Saturday on Pinoy Boxing Office over SkyCable on the top-rating weekly boxing show “The Main Event.”
The special will provide fight fans with a glimpse of the 20 year old Rodriguez with highlights of his fights against former world minimum weight champion Manuel “Chango” Vargas who at one time faced Nonito “The Filipino Flash” Donaire for the world flyweight title, tough Victor Ruiz, Ernesto Guerrero and WBA light flyweight champion, undefeated Roman Gonzales who had an unblemished record of 35-0 with 29 knockouts.
Rodriguez won by a 3rd round TKO over Vargas, a 5th round TKO over Ruiz, a 5th round TKO over Guerrero and only lost to Gonzales by what many considered a premature 7th round stoppage.
Sabillo has undergone intensive training in San Diego and Freddie Roach’s Wild Card Gym and reportedly is in the best shape of his life following the work done by strength and conditioning coach Nick Curson.
Trainer Edito “Ala” Villamor told the Manila Standard that it was “the best training camp ever” and that Sabillo is ripped and ready to defend his crown and isn’t awed by the Mexican’s hometown crowd.
Francisco Rodriguez (R) poses with Roman Gonzalez.
Click here to view a list of other articles written by Ronnie Nathanielsz.
Recent PhilBoxing.com In-House articles:
|JUSTIN DeLOACH STUNS CHRIS PEARSON WITH SECOND ROUND KO IN MAIN EVENT OF SHOBOX: THE NEW GENERATION TRIPLEHEADER |
By , Sat, 25 Feb 2017Dana White: Conor McGregor's Next Opponent Will Be ... (VIDEO)
By , Sat, 25 Feb 2017“LABAN PINOY 3” BOXERS MAKE WEIGHT
By Rene Bonsubre, Jr., Sat, 25 Feb 2017Pacquaio vs Khan: To see or not to see
By Recah Trinidad, Sat, 25 Feb 2017Tune-In Alert: FLOYD MAYWEATHER TO BE INTERVIEWED ON SHOBOX: THE NEW GENERATION TELECAST TONIGHT
By , Sat, 25 Feb 2017IZENBERG: WILDER ‘ON THE VERGE OF BEING AMBASSADOR OF NEXT GOLDEN AGE OF HEAVYWEIGHT DIVISION’
By , Sat, 25 Feb 2017Muhammad Ali's Son Detained for Hours at Florida Airport, Allegedly for Being Muslim
By , Sat, 25 Feb 2017Jay Glazer Says Floyd Mayweather Should Avoid Conor McGregor (VIDEO)
By , Sat, 25 Feb 2017ELORDE BROTHERS RISK CROWNS TONIGHT
By , Sat, 25 Feb 2017Floyd Mayweather Says Don't Bring Up The 'C' Word On His Birthday (VIDEO)
By , Sat, 25 Feb 2017Adrien Broner: I'm Sober Now ... But I Still Turn Up!! (VIDEO)
By , Sat, 25 Feb 2017Dylan Price signs with Mayweather Promotions
By , Sat, 25 Feb 2017Greg Cohen Promotions Inks Turkish Super Middleweight Cem Kilic
By , Sat, 25 Feb 2017NEW ENGLAND TOURNAMENT OF CHAMPIONS 71st annual Lowell Sun Charities Golden Gloves Championship
By , Sat, 25 Feb 2017RAUL YU IN GENSAN FOR IBF YOUTH TITLE FIGHT
By Rene Bonsubre, Jr., Fri, 24 Feb 2017MAGSAYO CO-HEADLINES PINOY PRIDE 40
By , Fri, 24 Feb 2017THOUSANDS OF FANS STORM CANELO ÁLVAREZ AND JULIO CÉSAR CHÁVEZ, JR. AT HOUSTON PRESS CONFERENCE
By , Fri, 24 Feb 2017SHOBOX: THE NEW GENERATION FINAL WEIGHTS, QUOTES FOR TRIPLEHEADER TOMORROW LIVE ON SHOWTIME®
By , Fri, 24 Feb 2017Snips and Snipes 23 February 2017: Pacquiao vs Khan superfight likely
By Eric Armit, Fri, 24 Feb 2017Two Title Fights Added to April 8 Lomachecko - Sosa Championship Event
By , Fri, 24 Feb 2017Real 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 2017MCDONNELL: I WON'T BLOW MY CHANCE AT HISTORY
By , Fri, 24 Feb 2017Vinnie Carita headlines April 1 & Matt Remillard returns to ring
By , Fri, 24 Feb 2017Floyd Mayweather: Hey, Conor McGregor ... I'm In L.A. Now, Too! (VIDEO)
By , Thu, 23 Feb 2017