Ilonggo boxer Baconaje to fight for WBC belt tonight

first_imgBaconaje will be entering the match with an impressive 10-3-0 win-loss-draw ring record, including eight stoppages, while Mangubat has a perfect 10-0-1 slate with 9 knockout wins.Meanwhile, Negrense Renz Rosia will be vying for the Philippine Visayas Professional Boxing Association super flyweight belt when he faces Ponciano Remandiman in the event that was presented by Omega Boxing Promotions.The Cadiz City, Negros Occidental native is hoping to return to winning ways after dropping his last three title matches, while Remandiman was on a hot streak with stoppage wins over his two opponents last year.The 30-year-old boxer parades a 14-7-1 win-loss-draw ring record with seven stoppage wins, while the 22-year-old Remandiman has 9-4-1 boxing slate, including five knockout wins./PN Boxer Arnel Baconaje of San Rafael, Iloilo ILONGGO boxer Arnel Baconaje hopes to capture the WBC Asia Silver Featherweight belt when he faces undefeated Tomjune Mangubat tonight at the Parkmall Mandaue in Cebu.The San Rafael, Iloilo native is in search for his second professional boxing championship after previously handling the Philippine Boxing Federation super bantamweight belt.The 25-year-old boxer has been on a roll as he have won all of his two matches via stoppages last year against fellow Filipino fighters Diosdado Cabintoy and Danny Tampipi.On the other hand, the 21-year-old Mangubat is hoping to get back to his winning ways after settling for a split draw against veteran Venson Delopere last year at General Santos City.last_img read more

Ateneo opens post-Valdez era with sweep of UST

first_imgMotorcycle taxis ‘illegal’ starting next week — LTFRB board member This is Ateneo’s first UAAP match without the three-time UAAP MVP Valdez, who steered the school to a couple of championships.Alexine Cabaños had the unfortunate fate of throwing away UST’s final serve that sealed Ateneo’s win.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSEnd of his agony? SC rules in favor of Espinosa, orders promoter heirs to pay boxing legendSPORTSBreak new groundSPORTSMcGregor blasts Cerrone in 40 seconds in UFC return“People expected us to have jitters but at the end of the game what we trained for eventually showed,” said Jia Morado, who took over the captain’s role from Valdez. “There were some points when we were shaky but we were able to get a grip of things.”Jho Maraguinot was the standout offensive player for Ateneo as she led the Lady Eagles with 15 points but Morado also set up other players at their side of the floor. Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.netAlyssa Valdez may have already left, but Ateneo hasn’t forgotten its winning ways.The Lady Eagles swept the University of Santo Tomas Golden Tigresses, 25-20, 25-21, 25-22, Saturday at the start of the UAAP Season 79 women’s volleyball tournament at Smart Araneta Coliseum.ADVERTISEMENT Municipal councilor nabbed for indiscriminate firing in Leyte Returning players Mich Morente and Kat Tolentino combined for 17 points while Bea De Leon added seven.EJ Laure and Cherry Rondina combined for 27 points to lead UST. Motorcycle taxis ‘illegal’ starting next week — LTFRB board member Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Alyssa Valdez stays positive despite PH loss in volleyball opener PLAY LIST 01:14Alyssa Valdez stays positive despite PH loss in volleyball opener00:50Trending Articles00:50Trending Articles01:40Filipinos turn Taal Volcano ash, plastic trash into bricks01:32Taal Volcano watch: Island fissures steaming, lake water receding02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite Panelo: Duterte only wants to emulate strong political will of Marcos Poe chides LTFRB exec over termination of motorcycle taxi pilot study MOST READcenter_img Santiago admits NU got ‘excited’ in poor start vs UE 98% of residents in Taal Volcano’s 14-kilometer danger zone evacuated – DILG Palace: Crisis over ABS-CBN franchise unlikely LATEST STORIES For the complete collegiate sports coverage including scores, schedules and stories, visit Inquirer Varsity. Marcos monument beside Aquino’s stirs Tarlac town Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. 15 Taal towns now under total lockdown View commentslast_img read more