Tuesday Aug, 11 2020 12:07:04 PM

2 Pinoys KO opponents in Pacquiao-Thurman undercard

SPORTS • 07:15 AM Sun Jul 21, 2019
1
By: 
Edwin O. Fernandez
Flyweight Genisis Libranza and flyweight John Leo Dato. (Photo from google)

COTABATO CITY -- Two Filipino boxers make their presence felt in the scene after they separately demolished their opponents in the undercard of Manny Pacquiao-Keith Thurman at the MGM Grand Garden Arena Saturday (Sunday, Manila time).

Flyweight Genisis Libranza has overwhelmed American Carlos Maldonado in the dying seconds of fourth round, scoring big as the referee stopped the fight in favor of the Davao City-based fighter.

Libranza’s record has improved to 19-1 with 10 knockouts.  Maldonado now has 4 losses and 11 wins in his career.

Before Librando’s sounding victory, another Filipino pug, flyweight John Leo Dato knocked out Juan Antonio Lopez of Mexico in the 5th round.

MinDA grants P200,000 for tools, work tables of bambo face shiled makers

Orders overwhelm farmers! DAVAO CITY - A P200,000 financial assistance was allocated last night by the Mindanao Development Authority (MinDA) from...

25 Midsayap residents hospitalized for amoebiasis

NORTH COTABATO --- Dysentery downed 25 villagers in a flood-stricken agricultural area in Barangay Nalin 2 in Midsayap town, now in hospitals being...

Lanao Sur Gov. Adiong orders review of P 76-M towns infra projects

LANAO DEL SUR  — Lanao del Sur Governor Mamintal Bombit Alonto Adiong has directed the Provincial Engineering Office (PEO) to evaluate and...

Magelco workers get protective gears, face masks from management

COTABATO CITY – The Maguindanao Electric Cooperative (Magelco) management has given protective gears to its workforce in its bid to ensure safety of...

COVID WATCH: 10 COVID patients recover in Region 12

COTABATO CITY - Ten more COVID-19 patients sa Region 12 ang gumaling sa sakit. Batay ito sa ulat ng Dept of Health ngayng gabi. Of the 10...