Chi­nese foe de­feats Sa­billo in WBC bout

Panay News - - WORLD | SPORTS -  By Adria Stewa Co

MANILA – Mer­l­ito Sa­billo failed to clinch the WBC sil­ver light fly­weight belt af­ter a unan­i­mous- de­ci­sion de­feat to Chi­nese Jing Xiang at the Qinzhou Gym­na­sium in China.

I t was t h e s e c o n d con­sec­u­tive ti­tle de­feat for the To­boso, Ne­gros Oc­ci­den­tal na­tive af­ter los­ing the ABF and OPBF light fly­weight belt to Ed­ward Heno in Fe­bru­ary.

S a b i l l o s e e m e d re­ju­ve­nated early i n the all three judges scored in The loss also could be a

n rt round on Sun­day as he fa­vor of Xiang – J apan’s damp­ener for the Ne­grense un­loaded con­sec­u­tive hits, Hisatoshi Miyazaki gave 119- fighter – the Games and in­clud­ing a left cross that 109, Thai­land’s Chaveany Amuse­ments Board i s nearly floored Xiang. But the Krutkate showed 117- 111 not al­low­ing him to fight Chi­nese was able to keep in and South Korea’s Shin over­seas af­ter in­cur­ring a step with the for­mer. Ky­oung-ka gave it 118-110. sec­ond straight de­feat.

Head­ing into the fi­nal With t he de­feat, t he In the un­der­card Filipino rounds Sa­billo slowed down 34- year- old Sa­billo saw his Richard Gar­cia was also while Xiang man­aged to box­ing slate drop to 27-6-1 un­suc­cess­ful in his bid as main­tain his ag­gres­sive­ness ( win- loss- draw), in­clud­ing he suf­fered a one- sided and pestered his op­po­nent 13 KOs, while Xiang im­proved unan­i­mous de­ci­sion de­feat at with mul­ti­ple com­bi­na­tions. his record to 15- 4- 2, with the hands of an­other Chi­nese At the end of the match three stop­page wins. fighter, Shichao Gao./



En­cho Ser­rano of De La Salle Univer­sity Green Archers at­tempts a one-hand jumper against Univer­sity of the East Red War­riors. He con­trib­uted 11 points in the Green Archers’ vic­tory Sun­day night.

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