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PXC makes history in the Philippines

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by Dave Delgado

Guam - Another PXC Main Event attracts thousands to the Live showing, as hundred of thousands watch Live on TV in the Philippines, as another Filipino fighter wins a title fight from a Guam fighter!  

This past Saturday, July 14, 2012, PXC 31 took place at the Ynares Sports Arena in Pasig City.  Guam's Justin "The Shocker" Cruz was knocked out by the Philippines' Crisanto "The Slugger" Pitpitunge with a straight right hand to the jaw in the opening round to take Cruz's bantamweight belt.  Pitpitunge (3-1) won his last three fights in PXC.  

Just this past February, another Guam fighter, Jesse "Spiderman" Taitano lost his flyweight title to Philippine figher Ali Cali. 

Trevin Jones looking to fight for the next Bantamweight belt

Guam fighter and Bantamweight contender Trevin Jones defeated his Filipino opponent Guzman Pia-yas. Jones easily took down his opponent and held a rear naked choke to win his bout in the opening round.  After the fight, Jones announced that he should be the next to fight for the Bantamweight belt.  

Other Fights

Tristan Arenal defeated Richie Redman (3rd rd, arm bar)

Troy Bantiag defeated Joseph Mercardo (Judges decision: 29-28, 30-27, 30-27)

Alvin Cacdac defeated Rex Wa-O (1st rd, submission)

Eugene Toquero defeated Victor Torre (1st rd KO, doctor stoppage)

Rolando Gabriel Dy defeated Alde Alonzo De Zosa (2nd rd, rear naked choke)

Macky Favis defeated Glen Ranillo (Judges decision: 30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

Arex Montalban defeated Jerry Legaspi (1st rd, KO)


PXC32 will be held on Guam at the UOG Fieldhouse on Saturday, July 28th.  It will be a night of great title bouts as Baby Joe Taimanglo goes up against Korean powerhouse Jang Yong Kim for the Featherweight Championship and Ryan Bigler takes on Korean challenger Lim Hyun Gyu for the the vacant Welterweight Title.  Kyle Aguon challenges Derek Rangamar, Ricky Camp vs. Junghoon Koh, Ronnie Borja fights Kyle Reyes, Brian Howard goes up against Tyrone Jones, and Josh Alvares takes on Mark Nuique.  Get your tickets to PXC 32 today at all 76/Circle K locations and VIP tickets at Cars Plus in Maite. 

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