Arum excited for Ancajas’ Top Rank debut

first_imgOSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ’a duplicitous move’ – Lacson Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Almazan vows to comeback stronger after finals heartbreak Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. MOST READ OSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ’a duplicitous move’ – Lacson Nonito Donaire vs Naoya Inoue is BWAA 2019 Fight of the Year Newsome sets focus on helping Bolts open new PBA season on right track Ancajas (28-1-1) will defend his title for the fourth time against Mexico’s Israel Gonzalez (21-1) at Bank of America Center in Corpus Christi, Texas.The 26-year-old Ancajas’ fight against Gonzalez will be the first time Arum will see the Filipino in action, although the Top Rank boss already has in idea of the capabilities of his new fighter.“I have never seen him before and Sean Gibbons [who is a part of Ancajas’ brain trust] had brought him in and convinced everybody that he would perform well and he was on television both to the United States and Australia.”The fight Arum talked about was Ancajas’ methodical destruction of Teiru Kinoshita in July of 2017 that ended via technical knockout in the seventh round.“He destroyed the Japanese fighter,” said Arum. ADVERTISEMENT Michael Porter Jr. stays patient as playing time increases Nueva Ecija warehouse making fake cigarettes raided, 29 Chinese workers nabbed Jerwin Ancajas and trainer Joven Jimenez being interviewed during Wednesday’s meet and greet. Photo by Roy Luarca/INQUIRERAs a Filipino southpaw, Jerwin Ancajas was easily compared to the legendary Manny Pacquiao.Ancajas even owns one of the 14 World titles Pacquiao once held, the IBF World super flyweight belt.ADVERTISEMENT Jiro Manio arrested for stabbing man in Marikina LATEST STORIES North Korean flag flies in South before Olympic Games opens Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard PLAY LIST 02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award And Ancajas’ high-octane offensive style didn’t go unnoticed to the eyes of one of the boxing world’s most influential figures in Top Rank CEO Bob Arum.Talking to BoxingScene.com, Arum, who is also the promoter of Pacquiao, expressed his excitement over Ancajas’ Top Rank debut on Sunday [Manila time]. FEATURED STORIESSPORTSTim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crownSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSAfter winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folk“Obviously, our whole adventure [with Pacquiao] was so successful. It took up a good part of my life, certainly the recent part,” said Arum in the report. “So you’ve got a kid like Jerwin who is very talented and is a lovely kid and you hope that it turns out the same way.” View comments Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anewlast_img

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