Melvin Gumban Faces PBF Champ Tabamo in Bohol
by James Goyder
Melvin Gumban holds a perfect professional record of 12-0 but the 22 year old faces one of the toughest tests of his career tomorrow night when he takes on Marjun Tabamo in the main event of Tunay Na Lakas Boxing in Bohol.
Tabamo is the former PBF Flyweight Champion and is 8-1-1 as a professional with his only loss coming at the hands of Marco Demecillo in a fight for the GAB Super Flyweight Title last September.
Gumban, who hails from Escalante City, is one of the up and coming stars of the ALA Boxing Gym while Tabamo trains under former WBC Super Featherweight champion Rene Barrientos.
Gumban vs Tabamo is set for ten rounds in the super flyweight division. In total there are seven fights on the card which is promoted by ALA Boxing and gets underway at 6:30pm in Tagbilaran City.
Tunay Na Lakas Boxing, Tagbilaran City Mall Carpark, Bohol, 22nd February 2013
Melvin Gumban vs Marjun Tabamo (10 rounds)
Roma Rate vs Macrea Gandionco (10 rounds)
Arjan Canillas vs Godwin Tubigon (8 rounds)
Pedro Balaba vs Roy Sumugat (8 rounds)
Lito Dante vs Michael Enriquez (6 rounds)
Bryan Lobitania vs Romano Gelig (4 rounds)
Richard Barrios vs Manuel Dosol (4 rounds)