Friday, April 08, 2016

Rene Patilano faces Kosei Tanaka on May 28, 2016

Rene Patilano of Philippines faces the former WBO World minimumweight champion Kosei Tanaka of Japan on May 28, 2016 at International Conference Hall, Nagoya, Aichi, Japan. This fight is scheduled for 10 rounds in the light flyweight division.

Patilano is from Paranaque City, Metro Manila, Philippines has a record consisting of 15W(7KO)-1L. He is a 24 years old boxer and currently ranked no. 85th in the world.

Patilano started his pro career in 2010 and loses only to Jayar Estremos in 2012 via Split Decision.

He is not a tested fighter based on his opponent but he has a good boxing skills and speed.

Patilano has never been defeated since 2012.

Kosei Tanaka is a former WBO World minimumweight champion, he is only 19 years old when he became a champion. But managed to move up in the light flyweigh division.

Tanaka has an undefeated record of 6 wins including 3 victories by way of KO.

Tanaka won his last fight against the Filipino boxer Vic Saludar last year via KO.