Cobra boxing today at BAYS-A A +A
Saturday, October 12, 2013
UNBEATEN rising star Juren Labordo of Barangay Pahanocoy this city will be the main event in tonight ’s “ALA-Cobra Tunay na Lakas Boxing” with Marzon Cabilla of Valencia City, Bukidnon in a 10-round clash of 112- pound sluggers at 6pm at the BAYS Center.
Labordo, who turned 18 on July 27, has a colorful pro career with 10 wins 6 via knockout. The 5'4 super flyweight promised to give a good show before local fans and followers as he faces 21 year old Cabilla, a native of Talibon, Bohol.
The 5'5 orthodox fighter has 9 wins (4 KOs), 9 losses and 1 draw
Special attraction is Rolando Servania of Bacolod who will be tested by Marlon Macayan of Antique in the 115 lb-6 rounder. The younger brother of Genesis is 18 years old with 4 wins (1 KO) as against the Bacolod City-born Macayan who has 1 win no loss and 1 draw record.
Scheduled in the undercard are Bacolenos Royroy Sumugat versus Rolly Llino (Butuan City) in 6 rounds at 126 lbs; John Rey Melligen against Arnel Acebuque (Valencia City) 6-round 126 lbs; Alvin Sibugan versus Glen Cantiveros (Valencia City) in 4 rounds at 108 lbs; and Ruben Sibugan against Brian Johnson (Butuan City) in 4-rounder at 110 lbs.
Sumugat, a contemporary of boxing champions Merlito ‘Tiger’ Sabillo and ‘King’ Arthur Villanueva said that his return as an active fighter is for good and hope to achieve what Sabillo and Villanueva have attained.
Amateur bouts featuring the Bacolod and Cebu boxers will also serve as appetizers of the ALA-Cobra Tunay na Lakas Boxing.
HIS Life Ministries cagefest is on
Archigens and HLM Jollibee teams were victorious as His Life Ministries "Thanksgiving Cup/Pasasalamat sa Ginoo 2013" Basketball Tournament opened at Trinity Christian School gym at Villa Angela Subdivision last week.
Archigens' size advantages were evident against the smaller Prayer Warriors, 58-43. Joemarie Bayhon carried Archigens with 14 points while leading the losing effort for the Prayer Warriors wss Marvin Dondon with 11 pts.
HLM Jollibee also showed dominance in its game against EBC, 76-60. Alex Jamora's 18 points lifted HLM in the last quarter despite Jorge Dionela's 18 markers.
League commissioner Pastor Ranty Camponion recited The Competitor's Creed along with members of the 8 participating teams to symbolize the tournament opening.
Camponion said that two brackets will play in a single round robin format. The top two squads of each brackets shall advance to the crossover semi-final and the winners square off for the championship.
Bracket A is composed of Prayer Warriors, Archigens, HLLC, and HLM East Armors while in bracket B are EBC, Unwind, HLM L'Fisher, and HLM Jollibee.
Schedule of games today October 12, starting at 5 p.m. are Unwind vs HLM L'Fisher and - HLLC vs HLM East Armors.
Published in the Sun.Star Bacolod newspaper on October 12, 2013.