Advertisement
Advertisement

Milan Melindo Turning Heads, Gains Top Rank Interest

By Dennis 'dSource' Guillermo

As Milan “Method Man” Melindo (25-0, 9 KOs) prepares to lead his Team Philippines squad at its team captain against a multinational contingent led by Mexico’s Juan Esquer (27-9-2, 21 KOs) on January 28, on Pinoy Pride XI card at Waterfront Casino in Cebu City, Philippines, the intelligent and calculating boxer hailing from Cagayan de Oro City will have added motivation to put forth an impressive performance.

The undefeated 23-year-old pride of Antonio L. Aldeguer's ALA Boxing stable has been turning heads in the boxing world with his impressive performances and signature cerebral, precision punching style, the latest of which is no less than Top Rank CEO Bob Arum.

Arum met with ALA Promotions President Michael Aldeguer in the Philippines this week while he was in town to finalize details for Manny Pacquiao's next fight according to my insider source.

In the meeting, Arum expressed his interest in the highly talented and promising Melindo, who is on the brink of a title shot. He is ranked in the top 10 amongst flyweight boxers in the world by all of the legitimate boxing sanctioning bodies.

ALA fighters that have been promoted by Top Rank in recent years include Z Gorres and Mark Melligen, and other Filipino boxers like Pacquiao, Nonito Donaire, Jr. and Mercito Gesta are all signed to multi-year deals by boxing's premiere promotional company.

Top Rank has an impeccable reputation and history in terms of how they develop fighters and the way they have treated Filipino boxers under their watch, unlike other major promotional companies that simply drop a fighter after a loss. Signing with Top Rank would proving Melindo the global exposure, opportunities and title shot he rightfully deserves.

Tags: Milan Melindo image  
User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by hanzoh74 on 01-15-2012

nice! fresh faces will fight in states to replenish the exciting fighters ranks! enough of Abe Concepcion!

Comment by edgarg on 01-14-2012

[QUOTE=BIGPOPPAPUMP;11669037]As Milan “Method Man” Melindo (25-0, 9 KOs) prepares to lead his Team Philippines squad at its team captain against a multinational contingent led by Mexico’s Juan Esquer (27-9-2, 21 KOs) on January 28, on Pinoy Pride XI card at…

Post a Comment - View More User Comments (2)
Top Headlines Donnie Nietes vs. Edgar Sosa LIVE Results Crolla: Linares Rocked My World, I'm Not Going To Lie Klitschko-Fury 2 - Barclaycard-Arena on Hold For December 10 Jorge Linares Decisions Anthony Crolla, Wins Lightweight Crown Arnfield Shocks Ryder - Wins WBA Regional, Targets British Belt Anthony Crolla vs. Jorge Linares - LIVE BoxingScene Scorecard Callum Johnson Stops Shihepo, Wins Commonwealth Belt Deontay Wilder: Tyson Fury No Longer Cares About Boxing Klitschko Waits on Word From The Sanctioning Bodies on Fury Crolla vs. Linares - LIVE Fight Results Nihito Arakawa Retains Title, Stops Yusuke Tsukada in Six Rounds Malignaggi Will Not Go For The EBU Title, Withdraws From Spot Anthony Joshua Ready To Replace Tyson Fury, Fight Klitschko! Crolla Plans To Be Calculating, Take The Fight To Linares Early Warren: Won't Take Long For Liam Smith To Get in World Title Mix Parker: Dimitrenko's Height Will Prepare Me For Champions Curtis Stevens: Me And Lemieux Should Fight For Shot at Canelo Teddy Atlas: Golovkin Looked HORRIBLE Against Brook Anthony Crolla Pumped: This is My Kostya Tsyzu Moment! Donnie Nietes Ready To Make Impressive Debut at Flyweight Anthony Crolla vs. Jorge Linares - Tale of The Tape Jarrell Miller: I'd Break Joshua's Face in Half, I'd Run Him Over! Canelo-Golovkin: Promoters Agree To Sit Down in Two Weeks Tommy Morrison's Son: I Opened Some Eyes, Roach Improved Me Anthony Crolla-Jorge Linares: Pre-Fight Report Card Carlos Carlson Gets Off The Deck To Win By Knockout Christopher Diaz, Julian Rodriguez Win: Toka Kahn Clary KO'd Canelo-Smith PPV: Golden Boy Pleased With 300K Buys Radivoje Kalajdzic Drops, Stops Travis Peterkin in Five Rounds Ivan Baranchyk Goes The Distance, Decisions Wang Zhimin Tommy Morrison's Son Demolishes Ed Latimore in One Round Ivan Golub Blasts Out James Stevenson in Three Rounds Rico Ramos vs. Prosper Ankrah at Los Angeles Badminton Club Photos: Donnie Nietes, Edgar Sosa on Weight, Ready For War Gilberto Ramirez To Return in 2017, Says Bob Arum Golovkin vs. Jacobs: Barclays Center Placed on Hold For Dec. 10 Ivan Baranchyk Plans To Put on a Show, Entertain on ShoBox Crawford Pushed Back To 2017, Lomachenko Back on Nov. 26 Tyson Fury is Medically Unfit To Fight, Says His Team in Statement Photos: Jhonny Gonzalez, Hirotsugu Yamamoto Ready For Battle
Advertisement

Latest Active Forum Threads
Advertisement
Advertisement