Ancajas-Sultan title tiff moves to Fresno

first_imgAteneo forges 5th straight title showdown vs NU Volcano watch: Island fissures steaming, lake water receding Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. In 1925, Hall of Famer Pancho Villa prevailed over Clever Sencio by unanimous decision to keep his world flyweight title at Wallace Field, now the Luneta.Joven Jimenez, trainer and manager of Ancajas, said Wednesday their preparations at Survival Camp in Magallanes, Cavite, have been proceeding smoothly and they’re ready to face Sultan, who’s training at Ala Gym in Cebu, anywhere.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSAfter winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folkSPORTSTim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crownJimenez added that Ancajas is now sparring for eight rounds against three partners and will go for 10 rounds next week.Team Ancajas will leave for the United States on May 15, two days after other members of Jimenez’s fighters—AJ Banal, Marvin Sonsona and Mark Barriga—battle foreign foes on May 13 at SM Skydome (North Edsa). Green group flags ‘overkill’ use of plastic banderitas in Manila Sto. Niño feast They will train for a few days in Los Angeles, where they will also hold an open workout for the media, before going to Fresno, a city over 500,000 that lies 350 kilometers north of Los Angeles and 300 kilometers southeast of San Francisco. —ROY LUARCASports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next P16.5-M worth of aid provided for Taal Volcano eruption victims — NDRRMC LATEST STORIES Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard PLAY LIST 02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award Jerwin Ancajas. Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.netThe historic title duel between compatriots Jerwin Ancajas and Jonas Sultan on May 26 has been transferred to Fresno, California, from Las Vegas, Nevada.Ancajas’ sixth defense of the International Boxing Federation super flyweight crown at the 10,132-seat Selland Arena marks the first time in 93 years that Filipinos will dispute a world title, and at a foreign venue at that.ADVERTISEMENTcenter_img Scientists seek rare species survivors amid Australia flames View comments Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Jo Koy draws ire for cutting through Cebu City traffic with ‘wang-wang’ In fight vs corruption, Duterte now points to Ayala, MVP companies as ‘big fish’ ‘Stop romanticizing Pinoy resilience’ Truck driver killed in Davao del Sur road accident MOST READlast_img

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