Boxing: Saludar KOed in two by Arroyo

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Boxing: Saludar KOed in two by Arroyo
Filipino flyweight prospect Froilan Saludar was knocked out in two rounds by former Puerto Rican Olympian McWilliams Arroyo

Filipino flyweight prospect Froilan Saludar was knocked out in two rounds by former Puerto Rican Olympian McWilliams Arroyo at the Coliseo Ruben Rodriguez in Bayamon, Puerto Rico on Thursday, June 19 (Friday PH time), putting his world title dreams on hold. 

Saludar, 25, of Polomolok, South Cotabato, Philippines came out aggressively but was caught by a left hook to the chin and dropped for the ten count at the 2:25 mark. 

With the win Arroyo (15-1, 13 knockouts) is now the mandatory challenger to IBF flyweight titleholder Amnat Ruenroeng of Chonburi, Thailand.

The former Philippine national amateur boxing team member Saludar (19-1-1, 12 KOs) was fighting outside of the Philippines for the first time as a professional. – Rappler.com

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