Filipino Sanchez wins via unanimous decision over Hilario
By Celest FloresINQUIRER.net
Filipino boxer Ernie Sanchez and Wilton Hilario pose for a photo opportunity after their weigh-in Friday, June 8, 2012 (Saturday Manila time). Sanchez would later win via unanimous decision against Hilario in the curtain-raiser bout of the Pacquiao-Bradley blockbuster. VIDEO COURTESY OF YOUTUBE
MANILA, Philippines – Filipino boxer Ernie Sanchez bested Wilton Hilario via unanimous decision Sunday morning (Manila Time) in the curtain-raiser of the Pacquiao-Bradley match at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Sanchez, who was hailed from General Santos City, hiked his record to 13-3 -5 knockouts ( KOs) after dominating Hilario of St. Louis Park, Minnesota in eight rounds.
The judges scored the slugfest, 79-73, 78-74, 78-74 in favor Sanchez.
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