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Jerwin Ancajas as IBF junior bantamweight champion

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Jerwin Ancajas as IBF junior bantamweight champion

Jerwin Ancajas was born and raised in Panabo, Philippines, a suburb of Davao City.
Jesar, his younger brother, introduced him to boxing in the second grade. Before turning
pro in 2009, at the age of 17, Jerwin won multiple national titles, including a gold medal
at the Palarong Pambansa. In amateur boxing, Jerwin Ancajas had a 90–5 record.
Jerwin Ancajas is a resident of Brgy. Ramirez, Magallanes, Cavite, with his brother;
Jesar Ancajas, Magallanes, Cavite.
In July 2009, Ancajas made his professional debut. He defeated Rex Tito in SM City
Lipa for his first major title, the WBO Asia Pacific Youth junior-bantamweight title. Jerwin
Ancajas lost a majority decision against Mark Anthony Geraldo in his fifteenth
professional fight.
On September 3, 2016, he fought McJoe Arroyo to become the IBF junior bantamweight
champion. For the bout, Ancajas received only $3,750. He had an 11-bout winning
streak when he entered the battle. Ancajas outboxed Arroyo and dropped him in the
eighth round to win by unanimous decision.
On January 29, 2017, Ancajas successfully defended his title, defeating José Alfredo
Rodrguez by technical knockout after Rodrguez was unable to continue due to injury. In
July 2017, Ancajas defended his title against Teiru Kinoshita on the undercard of Manny
Pacquiao-Jeff Horn. Kinoshita was beaten by Ancajas, who opened a gash over his
right eye and pummeled him to the body before dropping him with a right hand to the
body in round 7. Kinoshita won the count, but the bout was stopped by the referee,
giving Ancajas the TKO victory.
Ancajas defeated Jamie Conlan by TKO in round 6 on November 18, 2017. Conlan had
been beaten since the first round, when he was knocked out by a body shot. He was
dropped three more times before the bout was stopped by the referee. Referee Steve
Gray docked Ancajas a point in round 5 after a valid shot to Conlan\’s abdomen. Ancajas
successfully defended his title for the third time in 2017, all by technical knockout and in
separate locations.
Ancajas signed with Top Rank in December and stated that he would make his
American debut in February 2018, defending his title against Israel González in Corpus
Christi, Texas. In his US debut on February 3, 2018, Ancajas successfully defended his
IBF title.
Ancajas faced IBF #1 ranked title opponent Jonas Sultan in his next title defense.
Ancajas won the bout by a substantial margin on all three scorecards, 119–109,
119–109, and 117–111, respectively.
Ancajas fought IBF #14 Alejandro Santiago Barrios on September 29, 2018. Barrios
was a strong opponent for the IBF champion, but the bout ended in a draw, allowing
Ancajas to retain his title.
Ancajas then faced #1 IBF contender Ryuichi Funai in his following fight. For the
majority of the fight, Ancajas had the upper hand, as Funai was able to take some of
Ancajas\’ finest strikes while failing to respond with any of his own. In the seventh round,
Ancajas defeated his opponent.
Ancajas successfully defended his championship against IBF #14 Miguel Gonzalez on
December 7, 2019. Ancajas won by TKO in the sixth round.

On April 10, 2021, Ancajas was set to defend his IBF title against Jonathan Javier
Rodriguez for the tenth time. With scores of 115-112, 116-111, and 117-110, he won
the bout by unanimous decision.

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Ruiz downs Ortiz in heavyweight title eliminator

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Ruiz downs Ortiz in heavyweight title eliminator

Andy Ruiz Jr. is slowly getting back as a heavyweight title contender after dominating Luis Ortiz.

The former unified heavyweight world champion knocked down “King Kong” Ortiz thrice to win via unanimous decision.

Next in line for the boxer who had one of the greatest upsets in boxing history is to face the former WBC king Deontay Wilder.

Wilder, who has been out of the picture since being destroyed by Tyson Fury in their rematch, will make a return to face Robert Helenius before eventually fighting the Mexican Ortiz.

The Ruiz-Wilder bout is a big chance to happen as both heavyweights are under the boxing promoter Al Haymon.

“We’re always looking for great exciting fights we love to give the fans,” said Wilder, who was on ringside during the Ruiz-Ortiz clash.

“So if that’s what is lined up next, I’ve got to handle business and after that, we can get it on.”

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KSI returns and wins two fights in one night

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KSI returns and wins two fights in one night

Famous YouTuber KSI returned to the boxing ring after some time and he announced it by dominating two fights in one night.

Olajide Olatunji, his real name, first defeated Swarmz, a Briton rapper who happened to be his friend as well. The match ended in the second round and then after several other matches, KSI stepped up once more to TKO Luis Alcaraz Pineda, a true professional boxer.

But despite these wins KSI’s pro record remains at 1-0 as both fights were not given a green light as officially-sanctioned bouts.

One of the undercards in the event was Salt Papi, a Tiktok star that is a Filipino. He won easily in his first fight with an impressive knock out.

Salt Papi became famous for his fake run videos and since then went on a fitness journey that led to his boxing debut

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Philippines left with no boxing world champion

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Philippines left with no boxing world champion

2022 is not yet over but we’ve already seen the fall of our boxing world champions one
by one.
And with Mark Magsayo failing to defend his WBC featherweight belt in his first title
defense, it left the Philippines with no more current world champion in the sport.
Magsayo went through a heartbreaker with a split decision loss against Rey Vargas of
Mexico.
Rene Mark Cuarto also lost the IBF minimumweight title to another Mexican boxer
named Daniel Valladares.
Just last month, it was Nonito “The Filipio Flash” Donaire who surrendered his WBC
Bantamweight belt to the Japanese Monster Noaya Inoue, his second defeat to the now
unified bantamweight champion.
Jerwin Ancajas likewise suffered the same fate while Johnriel Casimero got his WBO
bantamweightbelt stripped from him due to violation in the weight cut guidelines.
Now, the questions afloat are who will be the next Pinoy champion? Will there be
another Pinoy champ?
With Manny Pacquiao retired from professional boxer after losing his belt as well to
Yordenis Ugas, who will be the next boxer that will give the Philippines back its pride?
Up and coming star Eumir Marcial is on the list after capturing the bronze medal in the
Tokyo Olympics. Magsayo is not off the chart as well as he is still young, it’s just a
matter of bouncing back.

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