12 golds for CdeO Muay Thai fighters

As Davao bets claim the over­all ti­tle with 16-gold fin­ish

Sun.Star Cagayan de Oro - - Front Page - By JAIME A. FRIAS II

THE Ca­gayan de Oro Muay Thai fighters fell short in de­fend­ing turf against the vis­it­ing Davao City ri­vals in the 2018 Muay Thai Na­tional Cham­pi­onships Min­danao Leg on Sun­day at Limketkai Mall Atrium.

Davao City gar­nered the most medals with 16 golds, 11 sil­vers and 3 bronzes to cap­ture the over-all ti­tle, while Team CdeO de­liv­ered 12 golds, 12 sil­vers and 12 bronzes good for sec­ond place.

De­spite that, CdeO’s Rus­sel Den­ver Fabroa and An­gelie Sa­banal were able to sweep the best in­di­vid­ual awards apart from win­ning a gold each in their re­spec­tive cat­e­gories.

Fabroa brought home the best male boxer, while Sa­banal took the best fe­male boxer plum.

Fabroa also bagged a gold in the se­nior’s male 54 kgs, while Sa­banal did the same in the se­nior’s fe­male 54 kgs.

“It is ok. It is very im­por­tant for us to de­liver a qual­ity per­for­mance to gain the nod of the lo­cal fans,” said Beh Barothy Hung, owner of the Min­danao Ul­ti­mate Mixed Mar­tial Arts (MUMMA) in Ca­gayan de Oro.

CdeO fighters who also won golds were Vert Car­lyn (JM 16-17 60 kgs), Queen­son­ciano Braga (JM 16-17 48-51 kgs), Jhon­win Fer­nan­dez (SM 60 kgs), JC Baranda (SM 71 kgs), Michael An­gelo Cu­nado (SM 67 kgs), John Rodel Tampipi (JM 1617, 67 kgs), Jef­fer­son Bu­jay (SM 51 kgs), Marvie An­gelo Da­mas­ing (SM 75 kgs), Chuck Martin Echano (SM -91 kgs) and Ka­t­rina Lim­baroc (SF 48 kgs).

Those who set­tled for sil­ver medals were Ro­gen Anselmo (JM 16-17 60 kgs), Matthew Bernard Bacarro (SM 81 kgs), Jasper Ray Navarro (SM 75 kgs), Bless Rey John Div­ina (JM 14-15 51 kgs), Ire­marl Ilisan (SM 71 kgs), Paul Ga­lope (SM 51 kgs), Ax­cel Gar­gar Faller (SM 48 kgs), Zachary Cedric Palamine (SM 75 kgs), Felix Chris­tian Qui­eta (SM 54 kgs),Regine Mae Reyes (SF 45 kgs), Roy Vin­cent Casil (JM 10-11 36 kgs) and Ken­neth Bryan Di­gal (SM 45 kgs).

Fin­ish­ing with bronze medals were Har­loy Tor­re­goza (JM 16-17 48-51 kgs), Klint Jhon (SM 57 kgs), Al Dagoc (SM 60 kgs), Ian Vin­cent Bar­bas (SM 75 kgs), Ran­sheil Malubay (JM 14-15 51 kgs), Jon Mitchil Alibang­bang (JM 14-15 48 kgs), Jor­ne­lyde An­daya (JM 14-15 38 kgs), Ja­son Pana (SM 71 kgs), Reg­gie Bo­me­di­ano & John Steven Bac­carsa (SM 67 kgs), Rafael Lacub­tan (JM 16-17 67 kgs) and Jerry Ja­gape (SM 51 kgs).

(SUP­PLIED PHOTO)

CA­GAYAN de Oro’s An­gelie Sa­banal (cen­ter) claims the best fe­male boxer award in the 2018 Muay Thai Na­tional Open Min­danao Leg on Sun­day at the Limketkai Mall Atrium.

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