by Ronnie Nathanielsz
Light middleweight Dan Nazarenao, buoyed by his spectacular 2nd round TKO of Britain’s fancied Liam Vaughan on the undercard of the Manny Pacquiao-Brandon “Bam Bam” Rios WBO Continental welterweight championship in Macau last November 24, has scored an impressive 2nd round TKO over Eusebio Baluarte in Binagonan, Rizal.
With the win the 24 year old Nazareno improved his record to 19-10 with 15 knockouts while Baluarte, the former Philippine light welterweight champion nicknamed “Raging Bull” dropped to 19-11 with 12 knockouts.
Nazareno,the former Pan Asia Boxing Association light welterweight champion is managed by Rommel Nazario, son of the late Rod Nazario, business manager of “Fighter of the Decade”Manny Pacquiao.
Nazareno was ranked No. 7 super lightweight in the Games and Amusements Board latest ratings released in October.