Melindo Comeback for The IBF Title Eliminator


El Metodico Melindo is coming back to fight Saul Juarez of Mexico for the IBF Title Eliminator. This fight will be held at Cebu City Waterfront Hotel & Casino on November 15, 2014. The event is titled Pinoy Pride 28 that will be led by Donnie Nietes. Donnie will fight Carlos Velarde of Mexico for the WBO World light flyweight title.


After Melindo failed to get his major world title from Juan Francisco Estrada last 2013, he works hard and improve his fighting skills. Milan Melindo is intelligent fighter, he has a good counter punching skills, quick jab and good footwork. Yes, he doesn't have a one punch knock out skills, but he can knock out his opponent with a continuous attack. Milan is coming off a Majority Decision wins against Martin Tecuapetla of Mexico.

Saul Juarez a young fighter from Mexico, he is only a 23 years old and has an impressive record of 20W 12 by KO and 3 loses. Juarez is not a pure 12 rounder boxer, only fight one time for a 12 round match. His last two fights are victory both via Unanimous Decision against Eric Lopez and Luis Ceja.

Tale of the Tape
Milan "El Metodico" MelindoNameSaul "Baby" Juarez
26Age23
5'2Height5'3
31W(12KO)-1LRecord20W(11KO)-3L
PhilippinesCountryMexico
IBF Lightflyweight Title Eliminator

Winner of this fight will be a contender for the vacant IBF Flyweight Championship.