IDOL BOXING 4 TONIGHT
There will be knockouts in tonight’s IDOL Boxing 4 Series, according to ALA Promotions International matchmaker Edito Villamor.
The fight card which will be held at the Minglanilla sports complex, in the southern town of Cebu, will feature two young and exciting ex-world title challengers in Melvin “Gringo” Jerusalem and Toto “Muscovado” Landero in the main event for 10 rounds in the minimumweight division.
“There will be someone who’s going to get knocked out, that’s for sure, and all the three main bouts are very exciting, especially the main event considering that both boxers, Jerusalem and Landero are world title challengers,” said Villamor.
Yesterday, both Jerusalem and Landero passed the mandatory weigh-in held at the Starmall in Talisay City, south Cebu.
The 24-year-old Jerusalem, of Manolo Fortich, Bukidnon, tipped the weighing scales at 105.5-lbs while the 23-year-old Landero weighed in at 106-lbs.
Jerusalem is a former World Boxing Council (WBC) minimumweight challenger while Landero of Pontevedra, Negros Occidental, is a two-time world title challenger.
Jerusalem holds a record of 13 wins, two defeats, and zero draws with eight knockouts while Landero sports a record of (10-3-2, 2KOs).
In the co-main event, the unbeaten Esneth Domingo (10-0-0,6KOs) of Sultan Kudarat and his opponent, Reymark Taday (9-6-1,4KOs) of Cotabato City, both weighed in at 110-lbs to schedule their 10-rounder bout.
The other co-main event duel features Bantayan Island native Christian Bacolod and his opponent Christoval Furog of Sultan Kudarat.
Bacolod weighed in at 107-lbs while Furog tipped the scales at 109-lbs, respectively.
Meanwhile, the undercard bouts feature Joyjoy Formentera vs. Grison Osayao, Danny Villafuerte Jr. vs. Mark Jun Bato, and Jemuel Asucenas vs. Kervent Aresco.
The curtain opener will start at 6:00 p.m.
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