Jerwin Ancajas puts on show in TKO win over Japanese challenger | Inquirer Sports

Jerwin Ancajas puts on show in TKO win over Japanese challenger

/ 11:11 AM May 05, 2019

Ancajas Funai

Photo from Top Rank Boxing Twitter account

MANILA, Philippines—Jerwin Ancajas redeemed himself in style after delivering a brutal beatdown of Japanese challenger Ryuichi Funai in their world title fight Sunday (Manila time) at Stockton Arena in Stockton, California.

Ancajas gave Funai a master class en route to a seven-round stoppage.


The Filipino boxing star put on a show eight months after a subpar performance against Mexico’s Alejandro Santiago in a fight that ended in a split draw.

The 27-year-old Ancajas (31-1-2, 21 KOs) successfully defended his IBF super flyweight crown for the seventh time.

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TAGS: ibf title, Japan, Jerwin Ancajas, Philippines, Ryuichi Funai, super flyweight

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