Sunday, July 22, 2018
Close  
  • share this

Teen boxer barges into Luzon finals

By: - Reporter / @junavINQ
/ 05:00 AM April 11, 2018

LINGAYEN, Pangasinan—Trading blows with seasoned professional boxers turned out to be a blessing for Darwin Boyones.

The 17-year-old from Biñan, Laguna, escaped the wrath of Jet Michael Lotino and progressed to the Luzon finals of the Philippine Sports Commission-Pacquiao Amateur Boxing Cup on Sunday night.

“I caught him off-guard in the last round and took the opportunity,” said Boyones, who is under the stable of famed professional boxing coach Dino Olivetti.

ADVERTISEMENT

Lotino, 18, narrowly lost the bout on points but his passion and determination earned him the adulation of the crowd.

“This won’t prevent me from trying again,” said Lotino.

Don't miss out on the latest news and information.
View comments

Subscribe to INQUIRER PLUS to get access to The Philippine Daily Inquirer & other 70+ titles, share up to 5 gadgets, listen to the news, download as early as 4am & share articles on social media. Call 896 6000.

TAGS: Boxing
For feedback, complaints, or inquiries, contact us.


© Copyright 1997-2018 INQUIRER.net | All Rights Reserved

We use cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website. By continuing, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. To find out more, please click this link.