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Dennis Orcollo battles Chang Jung-Lin Saturday

By: - Editor / @RLuarcaINQ
/ 11:54 PM March 06, 2012

MANILA, Philippines—It will be a showdown of 8-ball specialists when Filipino Dennis Orcollo and Taiwanese Chang Jung-lin tangle in the Philippine Bigtime Billiards Face Off Series on Saturday at the Pagcor Airport Casino in Parañaque City.

Orcollo, the 2011 World 8-ball champion, is out to prove that he’s better than the reigning 8-ball titlist and put the Philippines on equal footing with Asia in the weekly matches featuring the region’s top cue wielders.

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“I will not disappoint my countrymen this time. I’m ready,” said Orcollo, who was ranked No. 1 in the world last year but slipped to sixth after his early exit in the 2012 World 8-ball championship won by Chang last month.

Chang beat Filipino Lee Vann Corteza, 9-7, in their PBB Series match last March 3 to give Asia a 2-1 lead over the Philippines in the event jointly organized by Mega Sports World and BRKHRD Corporation and aired live over Solar Sports, Sky Channel 70 and Destiny Channel 34.

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It is also shown world through live streaming at www.megasportsworld.com and www.philippinebigtimebilliards.com.

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