Ancajas back in Manila after his stunning title defense in US

/ 01:28 PM February 07, 2018

Jerwin Ancajas of the Philippines watches after dropping Israel Gonzalez of Mexico in their junior bantamweight fight Sunday (Manila time) at American Bank Center in Corpus Christi, Texas, USA. Photo taken from Top Rank Boxing’s Twitter account (@trboxing)

Filipino boxing champion Jerwin Ancajas is back home fresh off his title defense at American Bank Center in Corpus Christi, Texas, USA.

Ancajas landed at NAIA Terminal 1 on Wednesday morning, coming off a two-week trip to the United States.


Apart from his fight in Texas, Ancajas also made a stop in Los Angeles to train at Freddie Roach’s famed Wild Card Gym.

The 26-year-old Ancajas made his much-anticipated US debut on Sunday and did not disappoint following a masterful performance in a TKO victory over Mexican challenger Israel Gonzalez in the 10th round.

Ancajas decked Gonzalez thrice throughout the lopsided bout that saw the IBF super flyweight champion in total control right from the opening bell.

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