MANILA, Philippines – Live boxing action returns to Rappler as we bring the action from the boxing ring to your screen.
In the main event, Aston Palicte (21-2, 18 knockouts) scored a seventh-round knockout of Vergilio Silvano (21-7-1, 12 KOs) to earn the vacant IBF Pan Pacific junior bantamweight title, while Lolito Sonsona (19-1-4, 8 KOs) ended two years of inactivity to score a unanimous decision over John Ray Logatiman (4-4-1, 1 KO).
(FULL REPORT: Palicte makes statement with Silvano knockout)
Also in action, junior welterweight Al Rivera (16-2, 4 KOs) blew out Richard Olisa (23-31-2, 12 KOs) in two rounds and junior featherweight Ernesto Saulong (19-2-1, 8 KOs) scored an entertaining fourth round knockout of Arnel Baconaje (5-2, 5 KOs).
The event took place June 24, 2016 at Navy Gymnasium in Taguig City, Philippines and was promoted by Jason Soong’s J.S. Promotions. Rapplers Ryan Songalia and Jason Tulio are on the call.
Aston Palicte vs Vergilio Silvano II – 12 rounds, junior bantamweight fight
Lolito Sonsona vs John Ray Logatiman, 8 rounds, junior bantamweight fight
Ernesto Saulong vs Arnel Baconaje, 8 rounds, junior featherweight fight
Al Rivera vs Richard Olisa, 8 rounds, junior welterweight fight
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