Saulog wins Cobra boxing-A A +A
Tuesday, October 15, 2013
HOMETOWN hero Ernesto Saulong survived a knockdown to win a close split decision over fellow prospect Alie Laurel last Saturday night in “Cobra Lakas Ng Pinas” boxing show in Pagsanjan, Laguna.
Two judges scored it 95-94 for Saulong, while the other saw Laurel winning, 95-94.
Saulong was dropped by Laurel in the sixth of the 10-round bout.
The 24-year-old Saulong remained unbeaten at 13-0with five knockouts, while Laurel dropped to 10-3 with six knockouts.
Joan Imperial (9-3-6, 4 KOs) settled to a technical draw with journeyman Albert Alcoy (14-16-7, 4 KOs) in the co-featured bout. The fight was stopped in the third after both boxers accidentally clashed their heads.
Published in the Sun.Star Cebu newspaper on October 16, 2013.