Advertisement
Advertisement
Boxingscene.com

Doliguez Will Now Train at Wild Card After Poor Outing

By Ronnie Nathanielsz

Undefeated featherweight Jun Doliguez (16-0-2, 12 KO’s), who was held to a majority draw by Mexico’s Ruben Tamayo ( 22-4-4, 16 KO’s) in Merida last Saturday will train at the Wild Card Gym in Los Angeles according to his manager Elmer Anuran.

Anuran himself appeared disappointed since Doliguez who had signed a two year promotional deal with Fernando Beltran’s Zanfer Promotions was expected to put on an impressive performance but failed to do so, eliciting critical comments from WBO International featherweight champion Jose Ramirez who was Doliguez’ first opponent but backed out because of the small purse which he claimed was originally $3,000 but increased to $4,000 and not $7,000 as claimed in news releases.

Ramirez told Cebu-based Mexican Mike Lopez who often is in the corner of visiting fighters who clash with ALA Promotions boxers in Cebu said Ramirez told him he expected Doliguez to win easily because Tamayo was “ just an average fighter.”

This is borne out by the southpaw Tamayo’s ring record where he was knocked out in the 8th round by Jesus Ruiz in a clash for the FECOMBOX super bantamweight title last April 19 after earlier losing by a 5th round TKO to Genaro Camargo in a face off for the Mexican super bantamweight title on December 14, 2012.

Ramirez who is ranked No. 7 in the WBO world ratings  said he would love to defend the title he won from Rey “Boom Boom” Bautista last April 20 in Davao City against No. 9 ranked Doliguez saying “I could easily beat him. Doliguez showed me nothing and he is just all “hype” coming out of the Philippines.”

Anuran who watched the “live” feed at Solar Sports said Tamayo “used his height and reach advantage effectively. Clearly his style made it hard for Doliguez to catch him perfectly.”

However, to Anuran it was “a great experience for Doliguez and a lesson f or the entire team to adjust, depending on the opponents fighting style.”

He claimed that during the three months of training Doliguez sparred with orthodox fighters since he figured he would face Ramirez and hadn’t prepared for a southpaw like Tamayo.

Anuran he was impressed with Doliguez’ courage which he said was “more than enough for us” even as he noted it was the first time Doliguez fought outside the Philippines.
The manager expressed confidence that Doliguez “will be better in his next fight when he will be fully adjusted with his new environment.”

Anuran disclosed he is “trying to seal a slot on the undercard of the Jesus Chavez Jr  fight card in September and are considering Oscar Gonzales as a possible opponent” who could be  the 33 year old featherweight with  a record of 22-2 with 14 knockouts.

Tags:
User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Post a Comment - View More User Comments (0)
Top Headlines Conlan, Saucedo, Mike Alvarado, Mean Machine Win in Chicago Mayweather-McGregor: Showtime on Board, Confirms Espinoza Andrew Selby in Line For Daigo Higa With WBC Eliminator Win Joshua-Klitschko II: There Will Be HBO, Showtime Collaberation Shane Mosley Has To Pay Ex-Wife 75K in Defamation Lawsuit Photos: Orlando Salido vs. Aristides Perez - Official Weights Conlan May Get Step-Up Foe on Pacquiao-Horn, Says Macklin Groves vs. Chudinov To Be Streamed on Facebook, Youtube Francisco Vargas Had Surgery on Eyebrows, Wants November Date Ward-Kovalev Rematch: NSAC Has Assigned Three American Judges Mayweather: I Can't Overlook McGregor, Only Lost on The Ground! Cotto vs. Kamegai, Berchelt vs. Miura Picked By BoxNation Brook To Spence: You've Got To Take It, Rip it Out of My Hands Spence: It’s Time to Shut Up, Glove Up & Go to War With Brook Kermit Cintron vs. Tyrone Brunson Set For June 24th Kell Brook vs. Errol Spence - Extra Security Measures in Place Photos: Kell Brook, Errol Spence - Ripped and Ready For War! Warren Admits: If Saunders is Not 100%, Khurtsidze Will Beat Him Joe Smith's Promoter on LA Return, Possibility of Monaghan Bout Salido Returns, Looks Forward To Vasyl Lomachenko Rematch Kell Brook Weighs in at 146½ ; Errol Spence Comes in at 146¼ Abel Sanchez: Golovkin-Canelo Should 'Revive Our Industry' George Groves Thought Hard Before Fully Trusting McGuigan Brook: I Want Spence To Taste Every Bit of That Sugar in There! Hank Lundy is Gunning For Terry Flanagan, Robert Easter Fortune Calms Down Pacquiao Fans, Says No Reason To Panic Mike Tyson Explains Where His Money Went in Historic Career Kell Brook: When I Beat Spence - I'm The Man, Number One at 147 Malignaggi Breaks Down Why Brook-Spence Will Be Special Fight Photos: Hatton Pays Tribute To Victims of Manchester Tragedy Cotto: Marquez Has To Get Things Done or Keep His Mouth Shut! Johsua Return To Be Revealed in 3-4 Weeks, Likely Klitschko Oscar Valdez To Fight in Summer and Then The Fall, Says Arum Egis Kavaliauskas, Alex Saucedo - Both Eager For Bigger Things Photos: Orlando Salido vs. Aristides Perez - Final Press Conference James DeGale: Let's Make This Clear - Badou Jack is a P*ssy! Photos: Michael Conlan, Saucedo, Mike Alvarado - Official Weights WBA Turns Back on Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor Fight N'Dam-Murata, Barthelemy-Relikh Rematches Ordered By WBA Kell Brook Predicts Thriller, Knockdowns By Him & Errol Spence
Advertisement

Latest Active Forum Threads
Advertisement
Advertisement