Ancajas won’t stop

first_imgOSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ’a duplicitous move’ – Lacson 29th Andrada Cup kicks off junior tennis season Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew While Ancajas’ career is on the upswing, Milan Melindo’s took a nosedive.Melindo was beaten by World Boxing Association champion Ryoichi Taguchi in their bloody light flyweight unification title bout in Tokyo on New Year’s Eve and will come home without his IBF belt.Hampered by his brittle face skin and shorter reach (two inches), Melindo yielded a unanimous decision, 117-111, twice, and 116-112, to the Japanese who made his seventh successful title defense and climbed to 27-2-2 with 12 knockouts.The 29-year-old Melindo fell to 37-3 with 13 KOs and dropped his bid of becoming undisputed champion.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next MOST READ Scottie Thompson also worthy of Finals MVP, thinks Cone LATEST STORIES FILE — Jerwin Ancajas. Photo by Mark GiongcoJerwin Ancajas’ dedication to his craft knows no bounds.He will train, be it Christmas or New Year, which happens to be his 26th birthday.ADVERTISEMENT Brian Heruela arrival bolsters Phoenix backcourt, defense Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Team Ancajas will leave on Jan. 25 to acclimatize and shed extra pounds, if necessary.Though Ancajas (28-1-1, 19 knockouts) is tipped to beat Gonzalez (21-1, 8 KOs) in the12-rounder to be shown by global sports television channel ESPN, Jimenez said they aren’t taking the Mexican lightly.“I’ve been watching footages of his workouts and he’s a typical Mexican fighter,” said Jimenez. “He is tough, aggressive and always throws punches. We will be ready to whatever he will bring on the ring.”Jimenez anchors his faith on Ancajas, whose work ethic is beyond compare.Milan Melindo sidetrackedADVERTISEMENT While almost all people are partying or enjoying Monday’s revelry, Ancajas, as he did last week, continued his preparations for his defense of the International Boxing Federation junior bantamweight title against Mexican Israel Gonzalez on Feb. 3 at the Bank of America Center in Corpus Christi, Texas, in the US.According to his trainer, Joven Jimenez, Ancajas did his morning run at 9:30 before an hour of gym work at his Survival Camp in Brgy. Ramirez in Magallanes, Cavite.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSTim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crownSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSAfter winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folkJimenez said Ancajas is right on track for his debut with Top Rank Promotions in the United States, having done 40 rounds of sparring against five partners and whipping his well-chiseled body into shape.As in his training for his three successful title defenses last year, against Mexican Jose Alfredo Rodriguez in Macau, Japanese Teiru Kinoshita in Brisbane, Australia, and Irish Jamie Conlan in Belfast, Ireland, Ancajas will spend the whole training camp in the country. View comments Jiro Manio arrested for stabbing man in Marikina Steam emission over Taal’s main crater ‘steady’ for past 24 hours OSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ’a duplicitous move’ – Lacson Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard PLAY LIST 02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award Meralco ‘never the same’ after Almazan injury in PBA Finals Redemption is sweet for Ginebra, Scottie Thompsonlast_img

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