Sunday, May 14, 2017

4 Filipinos are included in top 5 contenders against Jessie Magdaleno

In the WBO Rankings update, 4 Filipinos are included in top 5 contenders against WBO Super Bantamweight champion Jessie Magdaleno.

Check out the top 5 contenders:

1. Cesar Juarez - defeated 3 Filipinos in his previous fights.
2. Nonito Donaire - defeated by Jessie Magdaleno in his last fight via Unanimous decision.
3. Marlon Tapales - former WBO World bantamweight champion and now plans to move up in the super bantamweight division after being overweighted in his last fight.
4. Genesis Servania - Undefeated boxer and the current WBO Asia Pacific featherweight champion. Now residing in Japan and won his last fight via TKO in round 2 against the Filipino Ralph Jhon Lulu.
5. Juan Miguel Elorde - The current WBO Asia Pacific super bantamweight champion defeated Erick Deztroyer of Indonesia via 6th round TKO in his last fight.

Jessie Magdaleno just previously defended his title for the first time against Adeilson Dos Santos via KO last April 22, 2017. Maybe his next title defense will be in November but the opponent is yet to be determined.