KENNY Demecillo can have an opportunity to win a second regional belt when he embarks on his first struggle overseas in opposition to a fellow Filipino boxer on March 11 on the Hong Kong Conference and Exhibition Heart.
The 24-year-old Demecillo, an iron-chinned and a relentless fighter from the Omega Boxing Health club, will likely be taking over Mark Anthony Geraldo of Valencia Metropolis, Bukidnon for the World Boxing Group (WBO) Oriental bantamweight title.
Demecillo is the present World Boxing Federation Asia Pacific bantamweight champion with 12 wins (7KOs), three losses and two attracts.
“We at OPSI (Omega Professional Sports activities Worldwide) are excited with the latest developments for our boxing program with this break for Kenny, Jason Canoy combating for the WBF bantamweight championship in South Africa on March 31, and the staging of Who’s Subsequent? 4, all of those in March. However we aren’t taking Geraldo flippantly. He’s a veteran with plenty of expertise,” mentioned OPSI president Pio Paulo Castillo.
Demecillo, who’s on a two-fight successful streak and has not misplaced in his final 5 fights, will certainly be examined by Geraldo, who has 33 wins (15KOs), seven losses and three attracts.
Geraldo is the one boxer to have crushed Worldwide Boxing Federation world tremendous flyweight champion Jerwin Ancajas.
Geraldo is a former WBO Asia Pacific youth tremendous flyweight champion and has fought former world champion McJoe Arroyo and OPBF tremendous flyweight champ Takumi Inoue.
The Demecillo-Geraldo struggle will likely be one of many undercard fights within the card headlined by Rex Tso and Hirofumi.
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