Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?

SPORTS

Bornea stops Mexican rival

Jade boxed according to plan, which is to use all his skills as deemed necessary without sacrificing his safety

Jade Bornea remained unbeaten after 18 fights as the world No. 1 super-flyweight stopped Mexican Ivan Meneses in the seventh round in La Paz, Mexico.

Bornea landed a whopping overhand right that momentarily froze Meneses, the impact of the blow sending sprays of sweat into the air.

Sensing that his foe was badly hurt, Bornea threw a another right to the side of the body.

The punch looked as if it struck the back of Meneses but it actually rammed the ribcage before scraping towards the back.

“We’ve been hitting Meneses body all fight long and he just couldn’t take it anymore,” Ernel Fontannila, one of Bornea’s trainers, told Daily Tribune.

“Jade boxed according to plan, which is to use all his skills as deemed necessary without sacrificing his safety,” the tactical Ting Ariosa, also a Bornea cornerman, said.

Ariosa, who formally called the shots for the Philippine amateur squad, said the fast-rising General Santos Cty-bred puncher “did very well in striking the bigger opponent’s body and head.”

“The stoppage was just a bonus,” he added.

With the win, Bornea raised his record to 18-0 with 12 victories inside the distance and it moved himself closer to a shot at the International Boxing Federation 115-lb jewels.

JC Mananquil, who promotes Bornea, said the next move is to wait for the crucial 8 October showdown between Argentine champion Fernando Martinez and ex-titleholder Jerwin Ancajas in Los Angeles.

The winner is mandated to risk the title against Bornea.

“Definitely, we will gun for the world title,” Mananquil added.

Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You May Also Like

SPORTS

Manny Pacquiao knows his time is up. This was the keen observation made by a longtime member of his training team who spent dinner...

ESPORTS

The dynamic duo of Johnmar “OhMyV33nus” Villaluna and Danerie James “Wise” del Rosario is back with a bang after leading Blacklist International to a...

SPORTS

The University Athletic Association of the Philippines will have a full calendar of sports events for Season 85 starting 1 October. UAAP President Fr....

ESPORTS

ECHO has revealed its roster for the upcoming M4 Mobile Legends World Championship to be held 1-15 January 2023 in Jakarta, Indonesia. The seven...

SPORTS

It’s going to be business as usual as the Philippine Basketball Association will not stop its on-court activities when it gives way for the...

SPORTS

It doesn’t look as if newly-crowned Melvin Jerusalem will get the luxury of defending his minimumweight crown against a handpicked rival after the World...

SPORTS

Mitchell, meanwhile, is a six-foot shooting guard frowm Hartford University.

SPORTS

Legendary boxing referee Carlos ‘Sonny’ Padilla was recently inducted into the Nevada Boxing Hall of Fame. Famous for serving as the third man in...

Copyright © DAILY TRIBUNE