Zambo’s Mabait is new superflyweight champ PDF Print E-mail
Monday, 30 January 2012 13:03

Marvin Mabait of Congressman Erbie A. Fabian’s Blue Stallion stable snatched the Philippine GAB Superflyweight Championship Belt from defending champion Rey Perez in bout in Manila last Saturday night.

Mabait used his ring intelligence in outpointing the equally experienced Perez.

The fighters had an accidental clash of heads in the mid rounds thus opening a not so serious cut on the head of Perez while another non-intentional head-butt in the later rounds opened a cut on the left eyebrow of Mabait.

The Zamboangueño fighter dominated almost all rounds of the fight gaining the nod of all judges and giving him a unanimous decision victory.

In the main bout. Dodie Boy Peñalosa Jr. did a quick job in disposing Thai opponent Superjames Singmanasak as he sent him to the canvas with a quick left hook and finishing him off with a left straight in the very first round. The undefeated Peñalosa showcased his power and speed as he circled around his opponent before releasing his power shots. He improves his record to W8 KO8 L0 D0.

In another highlighted match-up, IBF Pan Pacific Flyweight Champion Sonny Boy Jaro knocked out Samuel Apuya midway in the very first round.

Jaro came in with strong wild hooks knocking down Apuya once before finishing him with a power left hook to the face throwing Apuya out of the ropes to the GAB table and prompting referee Virgilio Garcia to stop the fight. Jaro will now prepare for his WBC championship fight with Pongsaklek Wonjongkam of Thailand. — Philboxing