Cali retains flyweight title vs Tagle
More News from Mark Giongco
More News from INQUIRER.net
MANILA, Philippines — Ale “The Young Gun” Cali retained his flyweight title after scoring an exciting third-round stoppage over Erwin Tagle late Saturday night in the main event of Pacific X-treme Combat (PXC) 34 at the Smart Araneta Coliseum.
Cali’s stand-up game proved to be too much for Tagle, who was unable to continue after the third round.
Tagle, a cage veteran, tasted Cali’s power early, bloodied in the second round before losing steam in the third round where the hard-hitting champion capitalized.
Mark “Mugen” Striegl made quick work of Harris “The Hitman” Sarmiento, submitting the PXC lightweight champion on an armlock in the opening round.
Meanwhile, Eugene Toquero stopped Jerome Wanawan of Team Lakay.
Other fights saw Japanese Michinori Tanaka remained unbeaten after winning over American Russel Doane via a rear-naked choke while Dustin Kimura knocked out Guy Delameau in round three.
Disclaimer: The comments uploaded on this site do not necessarily represent or reflect the views of management and owner of INQUIRER.net. We reserve the right to exclude comments that we deem to be inconsistent with our editorial standards.
To subscribe to the Philippine Daily Inquirer newspaper in the Philippines, call +63 2 896-6000 for Metro Manila and Metro Cebu or email your subscription request here.
Factual errors? Contact the Philippine Daily Inquirer's day desk. Believe this article violates journalistic ethics? Contact the Inquirer's Reader's Advocate. Or write The Readers' Advocate:
c/o Philippine Daily Inquirer Chino Roces Avenue corner Yague and Mascardo Streets, Makati City,Metro Manila, Philippines Or fax nos. +63 2 8974793 to 94