Two undercard bouts can very well steal the show from the main event where Rey “Boom Boom” Bautista will defend his WBO Intercontinental featherweight title against tough Mexican Jose Ramirez in “Pinoy Pride XIX – The Mexican Invasion” at the University of Southeastern Philippines Gym in Davao City on Saturday.
The ten round battle between Oriental Pacific Boxing Federation flyweight champion Rocky “ Road Warrior” Fuentes and Mexican slugger Juan Kantun and the OPBF title fight between OPBF super flyweight champion Arthur “El Matador” Villanueva and challenger Marco Demecillo in a clash of undefeated hard hitters could turn into action-packed bouts that fans usually go for.
The “Pinoy Pride XIX” card will be telecast on Sunday at 10:15 a.m. over Channel 2 with a replay on Studio 23 and a telecast over The Filipino Channel.
The 27 year old Fuentes who has a record of 34-6-2 with 20 knockouts is ranked No. 2 by the WBA, No. 3 by the WBC, No. 5 by the WBO and No. 7 by the IBF and has successfully defended his title six times after winning it with a twelve round majority decision over Masafumi Okuba on March 9, 2010. Continue reading