Cebuano Tepora TKOs Ortega

By: Glendale Rosal July 15,2018 - 11:33 AM

Jhack Tepora is the new WBO Oriental super bantamweight champion.(CDN PHOTO/CALVIN CORDOVA).

Jhack “El Capitan” Tepora scored a ninth-round Technical Knockout (TKO) against Edivaldo Ortega of Mexico to clinch the WBA interim world featherweight title in the co-main event of Pacquiao-Matthysse world title clash held at the Axiata Arena in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Sunday morning.

The 25-year-old Cebuano Tepora remained unbeaten in 22 fights. He won by knockout 17 times.

Ortega suffered his second defeat against 26 wins.

Tepora, who represents Omega Boxing Gym, is a native of Liloan town, north Cebu

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