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Ilonggo boxer faces Thai foe on Aug. 3

first_imgIn the undercard, Bugasong, Antique nativeEdsil Jungco (3-12-7) hopes to get back on the winning track when he facesIndian fighter Prabhjot Singh for the Philippine Boxing Federation (PBF)middleweight title. MANILA – Ilonggo boxer Denver Cuello aims tocontinue his career revival. He takes on Detnarong Omkrathok of Thailand onAug. at the Barangay Vergara Covered Court in Mandaluyong City. The 32-year-old Cuello will be entering thering with an impressive 37-5-6 win-loss-draw ring record, including 25 stoppagewins, while Omkrathok has 3-9-0 boxing slate, with one knockout win. Earlier this year, Cuello had a triumphantboxing return. He captured the ABF bantamweight championship with a secondround stoppage win over Indonesian Jack Amisa last March. “I am happy that I am given anotheropportunity to fight and have another shot at winning a world championship,”said Cuello, a former WBC silver minimumweight champion. Omkrathok, however, will not be an easy foe.He is on a roll lately with back to back wins against compatriot ThanachaiKhamoon last Sept. 23, 2018 and a decision over Japan’s Ryo Hashiya on July 8of the same year. The “Showdown in Mandaluyong” is promoted byBrico Santig of the Highland International Boxing Promotions./PN “I am happy to have another shot at winning a world championship,” says Iloilo’s Denver Cuello, a former WBC silver minimumweight champion. This will be the second bout of the Cabatuan,Iloilo-native Cuello after being away from boxing for almost four year or sincewhen he scored a technical knockout win over Thai boxer Boy Tanto.last_img

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