By Adrian Stewart Co
Negrense boxers Roy Sumugat and Glenn Bismanos are set to square off in a non-title bout on Saturday, September 4, at the Urdaneta Cultural Sports Complex in Urdaneta City, Pangasinan.
The Bacolod City-native Sumugat is eyeing his third consecutive win since making his boxing return in 2020. He is coming off technical knockout wins over Eljohn Evangelista and Richard Morales.
While Sipalay City, Negros Occidental-native Bismanos aims to get back on the winning track after settling for draw in his last two matches, including against Ali Canega last February.
Sumugat will be entering the ring with 11-11-1 win-loss-draw ring record, including five stoppage wins, while Bismanos has 6-1-4 boxing record, with four stoppage wins.
Ilonggo Arnel Baconaje, meanwhile, will aim to continue his winning ways as he tangles with Danny Tampipi in a co-main event of boxing card presented by Robert Hill of VSP Boxing and Cucuy Elorde of UKC Pro Boxing Edition.
The San Rafael, Iloilo-native Baconaje is coming off back-to-back technical knockout victories this year against Jay Lloyd Quidlat last May and Ivor Lastrilla last July.
Baconaje will be entering the match with 13-4-0 win-loss-draw ring record, including 11 stoppage wins, while Tampipi has 9-12-2 slate, with five victories by way of stoppages.
Iloilo City-native Jules Victoriano (9-3-0, 6 KOs), on the other hand, eyes to halt his two-game slide as he tangles with John Lawrence Ordonio (6-2-1, 4 KOs)./ASC, WDJ