Congratulations to the Philippine Boxing Team for the sensational 5-1 win over Mexico to claim the $500,000 trophy in Golden Boy’s “Copa Mundial de Boxeo” (World Cup of Boxing) at the Arco Arena in Sacramento, California!
To the symbols of Filipino par excellence:
Diosdado Gabi, who won by unanimous decision against Jose Angel Beranza
- Michael Domingo, who gave Miguel Roman his first-ever loss
- A. J. Banal, who knocked-out Jorge Cardenas at 0:28 of the 3rd round
- Z Gorres, who stopped Eric Ortiz in the eighth round to capture the IBF Intercontinental super flyweight crown
- and Gerry Peñalosa, who knocked out WBO bantamweight champion Jhonny Gonzalez with a single left hook to the ribs in the seventh round. Peñalosa became the oldest Filipino champ to claim a world crownCONGRATULATIONS!
MABUHAY KAYONG LAHAT!
Ang gagaling ninyo, mga kabayan!
And I kid you not!
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