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Dapudong celebrates birthday with a 2nd round KO

Local News • 06:10 AM Mon Jun 29, 2015
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Edrin The Sringray Dapudong

DAVAO CITY -- Former International Boxing Organization (IBO) world super flyweight champion Edrin The Stingray” Dapudong celebrated his 29th birthday with a second round knockout win against Richard Garcia in the main event of the Boxing Revolution III Friday night at the Almendras gym.Dapudong landed two consecutive lefts on the body and face for the knockout in 2:19 of the 2nd round.Dapudong started hurting the Manila-based Garcia with bodyshots in the first round. The native of M’lang, Cotabato continued landing left-right combinations at the start of the second canto before he finally hit the two powerful lefts. Dapudong, improved his record to 32 wins, 19 KOs, 6 losses and no draw.Garcia suffered his 22nd defeat against 25 wins and 1 draw. The Boxing Revolution III will bolster Dapudong’s bid for a rematch against Mexican Hernan Tyson” Marquez for a world title,” said Gov. Manny Pinol.A possible rematch against Marquez and Dapudong will be for the International Boxing Organization bantamweight title.Dapudong previously stopped Thailand’s Wisanlek Sithsai in the 5th round last October 11, 2014 at the Almendras gym.In the main supporting card, former World Boxing Organization (WBO) Oriental featherweight champion Lorenzo Thunderbolt” Villanueva stopped substitute Hagibis Quinones in 34 seconds of the 1st round.The other resultsand Rey Las Pinas knocked out Rolando Magbanua in 2:59 of the 6th round Rommel Asenjo beat Michael Rodriguez by unanimous decision Jose Ocampo outclassed Jaime Barcelona by a UD Roskie Kapre” Cristobal outpointed JR Mendoza by UD Vergil Degoma crushed Frejun dela Cruz by UD Arnold Garde knocked out Johnny Belo in 2:56 of 2nd round Alvin Lagumbay clobbered Joe Tejores by UD and Gerald Alvarez stopped Prince Canonero by a technical knockout in 2:30 of 2nd round.The SSMNI under international televangelist Pastor Apollo C. Quiboloy and former Gov. Manny Pinol presented the Boxing Revolution III sponsored by the local government of Davao City, Teo Datu Parpan 3T3 Holders, Proline Electro System, Pepsi Cola Products, Virginia Foods, Davao Marina Tuna, Sysbase Children’s Publishing, Wisdom Educational Material Publishing and North Point. (PNA)

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