Sunday, October 25, 2015

Pinoy Pride 34: Melindo vs Fontes on November 28th

Milan "El Metodico" Melindo of the Philippines faces the Mexican boxer Carlos Fontes of Mexico for the vacant WBO international light flyweight title on November 28, 2015 at Hoops Dome in Lapu Lapu City, Cebu. This event will be the 34th Edition of the Pinoy Pride Series.

Melindo with a record of 32 wins including 12 wins by way of KO and 2 defeats will try to come back. The 27 year old Filipino boxer was a 2 time world title challenger but defeated by Juan Francisco in 2013 and Javier Mendoza in his last fight. El Metodico known as a technical fighter and has a strong chin. So far Melindo still ranked no. 3 in the Philippines and ranked no. 9 in the world.

On the other hand, Carlos Fontes of Mexico is a 25 years old hard-hitting boxer with the record consisting of 21 wins including 17 big wins by way of KO and has only 3 defeats. Fontes won his last 2 fights via TKO.

Pinoy Pride 34 includes Arthur Villanueva, Cataraja, Banal, and Fuentes.