2 PINOY BOXERS TO FACE UNDEFEATED AMERICAN FOES
DAVAO CITY — Neil John Tabanao and John Vincent Moralde will face two undefeated opponents from the United States in non-title fights at the Sam’s Town Hotel & Gambling Hall in Las Vegas, Nevada on April 5.
Tabanao, nicknamed “Beast”, will meet Angelo Leo while Moralde will trade punches with Xavier Martinez.
Tabanao won his last four fights, boosting his ring record to 17-4 with 11 knockouts.
The 25-year-old native of Mandaue City holds the World Boxing Foundation Asia Pacific super bantamweight belt he won via knockout against Thai Yotchanchai Yakaeo in Australia on March 17, 2018.
Tabanao faces the gargantuan task of keeping his winning streak against Leo who remains undefeated in 16 fights.
Leo, a 24-year-old American-Mexican fighter, is fresh from a unanimous victory against fellow American Alberto Torres last February 9.
Meanwhile, Moralde sports a 21-2 record with 11 wins via knockout while Martinez has an impressive 13-0 slate, highlighted by nine wins in short distance.
The fight is promoted by the Mayweather Promotions with the Nevada Athletic Commission. (PNA)