Advertisement
Advertisement
Boxingscene.com

Sanabria vs. Bangoyan, WBC Silver Belt on March 31st

by Ronnie Nathanielsz

Balweg “The Davao Hitman” Bangoyan will face reigning WBC silver lightweight champion Alejandro Sanabria on March 31 in Los Cabos, Baja California, Mexico.

A report by the WBC said Sanabria “is training hard in the gym for what is going to be his second title defense” even as it confirmed that Bangoyan who lost by a 5th round TKO to WBC super bantamweight champion Toshiaki Nishioka on April 30, 2010, is confirmed as Sanabria’s opponent.

The 25 year old Bangoyan has a record of 17-5 with 7 knockouts and is coming of a loss in a Philippine Boxing Federation lightweight title fight to veteran Edgar Gabejan when Bangoyan retired in the 9th round.

The 5’9 ½” tall Sanabria has a record of 31-1-1 with 24 knockouts and is coming off a 4th round knockout of Filipino Jhunriel Ramonal last January 28 in his first silver lightweight title defense.

Sanabria won the vacant title with a 5th round knockout over former OPBF champion, veteran Filipino Vinvin  Rufino on December 3, 2011.

The lanky Mexican predicted “it would be a very tough fight, that’s how it always has been with Philippine fighters.”

The WBC quoted Sanabria as predicting “I will retain my title, I need to, the chance of fighting for the absolute belt is near.”

He said he’s been training for almost a month now and he expects that in three more weeks he’ll be done.

The silver lightweight chamoion added “I definitely will get in a mentally and physically great shape for the bout, with nothing on my mind but to win an retain my title”.

Sanabria said he knows Bangoyan’s style and said  “He’s a very strong and a fast boxer. He’s got a tough  chin which is why my team and I chose sparring partners with a similar style”.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Post a Comment - View More User Comments (0)
Top Headlines Bermane Stiverne: All The Pressure is on Povetkin, I Will KO Him! Dereck Chisora Throws Table At Whyte During Presser Trainer: Biggest Fight For Charlo At 154 (Canelo) Won't Happen Crawford's Trainer: We Won't Get Pacquiao If It’s Up to Roach Andy Ruiz: I Will Die Trying To Beat Joseph Parker For That Belt! Joshua: I'm The Guy Who Should Beat Klitschko - I'll Prove It! Video: Dillian Whyte Shreds "D*ck" Dereck Chisora, Vows KO Win George Groves vs. Fedor Chudinov For Vacant WBA Title Ordered Eddie Hearn Reacts To Rumors That Kell Brook is Jumping Ship Froch Laughs at Critics Who Say He "Ducked" Golovkin Fight Photo: Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. in Top Form, On Weight For Return Jermall Charlo says Julian Williams match is Jones-Hopkins reprise De La Hoya: After That Win, Saunders' Offer For Canelo Cut in Half! Photos: Terence Crawford Gets in Fight Week Work For Molina Vasyl Lomachenko vs. Orlando Salido Rematch in March? Verdejo to Face Southpaw TBA In 2/3 Return to Prep for Flanagan Joshua: If David Haye Beats Bellew, I'm Fine With Fighting Him! Sergey Lipinets Hopes Win Over Lenny Z Leads To a Title Shot Photos: Britsch Hits Mexico For War With Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. Photos: Ray Beltran Hits Omaha For Mason Menard Clash Jacobs' Trainer: We're Ready To Take Gennady Golovkin's Belts Photos: Anthony Joshua, Eric Molina Hold Open Workouts Joe Smith Jr.: I'll Finish Off What Kovalev Started, KO Hopkins Bellew To Haye: Forget Joshua, You Are Getting Knocked Out! Klitschko vs. Joshua: Wladimir Embraces 80,000 at Wembley Lucian Bute vs. Eleider Alvarez Set For February 25, Quebec Holyfield, Barrera, Tapia Officially Announced For IBHOF Class Shakur Stevenson To Be Managed By James Prince, Andre Ward Antonio Vargas Making Pro Moves, Inks Managerial Deal Photos: Erik Skoglund, Timy Shala - Face To Face at Final Presser Abner Mares Addresses His 15-Month Layoff Entering Cuellar Fight Ellerbe Confident: On Jan. 14 We Come Back With Three Titles! Trainer: Lara Wants Bigger Fights, But Must Take Care of Family Wilder: Molina Might Be 'Bipolar,' But Has Heart to Upset Joshua Chisora, Whyte - Both Promise a Vicious Knockout Ending Tommy Ward, Super-Bantamweight, Inks Frank Warren Deal Haye: Right Now, I'd Knock Anthony Joshua Out in Three Rounds! Blackledge: Callum Smith Won't Make it To DeGale-Jack Winner Photos: Bernard Hopkins Clowns Media With 'Old Man' Disguise UFC Prez Makes it Clear That NO Approval For McGregor Boxing!
Advertisement

Latest Active Forum Threads
Advertisement
Advertisement