MANILA, Philippines – Another Filipino is raring to become a world champion.
Aston Palicte seeks to join the growing list of Filipino titlists as he tangles with Japanese Kazuto Ioka for the vacant World Boxing Organization (WBO) super flyweight belt in Chiba City, Japan on Wednesday, June 19. (READ: Palicte, Ioka dispute vacant world crown)
Missing the chance to capture the same WBO belt when he figured in a split draw with compatriot Donnie Nietes in September, Palicte (25-2-1, 21 KOs) looks to get the job done this time against Ioka (23-2-0, 13 KOs).
Fight time is at 8 pm.
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