Thursday, September 6, 2018
PINOY IBO WORLD BANTAMWEIGHT CHAMP MICHAEL “GLOVES ON FIRE” DASMARINAS SET TO FACE UNDEFEATED MANYO “BLACK FLASH” PLANGE AT MARINA BAY SANDS ON SEPT. 29
Ringstar Boxing, Asia’s fastest growing sports media property, is all set for its upcoming ‘Roar of Singapore V - The Kings of Lion City’, to be held on September 29, 2018, at the Marina Bay Sands, in Singapore. The highly anticipated ‘Roar of Singapore V’ also heralds the first co-promotion between Ringstar and Marina Bay Sands.
Filipino IBO World Bantamweight champion Michael “Gloves on Fire” Dasmarinas, is also keen to see action, as he faces undefeated boxer Manyo “Black Flash” Plange, of Ghana, who has a current record of 17-0.
The 26-year old Michael Dasmarinas who hails from Camarines Sur, currently has a record of 26-2, and is ranked number 1 by IBO, number 5 by WBC, and number 6 by IBF. He also just completed his 3-week camp in Kashiwa, Japan, in preparation for his upcoming fight.
Dasmarinas had an impressive win against his previous opponent French boxer Karim Guerfi, last April 20, 2018, also in Singapore, when he won the IBO World Bantamweight title, winning via KO, 40 seconds into the 4th round, of what was supposed to be a 12-round fight.
According to Dasmarinas, “Excited po ako lumaban ulit, sana bukas na ang laban ko. Bilang isang boxer, pinagbubutihan ko ang training ko, sa nalalapit na laban na ito. Kasing tindi ng huli kong training ang ginagawa ko, pero ngayon mas gusto ko pa patunayan ang sarili ko bilang isang IBO World Bantamweight champion. At sana sa mga tagasubaybay ko, pagpatuloy ninyo ang inyong suporta at dasal na manalo tayo. Sa mga Pinoy, lalo na po yun mga nasa Singapore, suportahan ninyo ang laban ko. Sisiguraduhin kong manalo, para sa bayan, para sa Pilipinas ito!”
(I am excited to fight again, I wish the fight were tomorrow already. As a boxer, I am I’m training very hard for this next fight. I’m training as hard as the last time, but now I want to prove myself even more as a boxer, specially now, that I have the IBO World Bantamweight belt with me. To my fans, please keep on supporting me, and praying for our win. To the Filipinos, specially those in Singapore, please come and support my fight. I will make sure I would win for my country.)
Ringstar Founder Scott Farrell says, “Michael just keeps getting better and possesses that one punch knockout power, all his future opponents now fear. The name “Gloves on Fire” has more than one meaning, and he will surely set the Bantamweight division on fire with his power and determination to be world number one.”
As for the first Ringstar fight to take place at Marina Bay Sands, Farrell says, “As I said from my very first show, Marina Bay Sands is where Ringstar boxing will be. Now we are here, going live across the world from the Marina Bay Sands, on the 29th of September. This is a gigantic leap for ‘The Roar of Singapore’, and I am very thankful to Marina Bay Sands for co-promoting this upcoming event with us.”
‘Roar of Singapore V - The Kings of Lion City’, is headlined by Singapore’s one-and-only undefeated boxer and current IBO Intercontinental Featherweight champion, Muhamad “The Chosen Wan” Ridhwan, (11-0), who will go up against Paulus “The Rock” Ambunda of Namibia, former WBO World champion, and former 2x IBO World champion, for the much prized IBO World Super Bantamweight title.
While Malaysia’s very own IBO Oceania Welterweight champion Keng “The Mean Machine” Fai, and WBC Asia Continental Light Heavyweight Champion Mirage “Miracle” Khan, are both set to face their own serious contenders in French undefeated fighter Abdelelah Karroum (3-0), and former IBO Oceania Super Middleweight champion Jonathan Taylor, respectively.
There will be a total of 9 fights for ‘Roar of Singapore V - The Kings of Lion City’.
Tickets are available at https://entertainment.marinabaysands.com/events/roar0918. Ringside Seats are priced at SGD 192, while VVIP Seats with Personalized Waiter Service, Canapes and Beverage are at SGD 2,504. While VIP Tables, which seats 8 persons, comes with a 3-course Dinner and Free Flow Beverage, are at SGD 4,032. Doors open at 5 p.m., event starts at 5:30 p.m.
Sponsors and Partners of ‘Roar of Singapore V - The Kings of Lion City’, include NTUC Fairprice, Marina Bay Sands, Nutrifirst and Roomaif
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