Overweight Filipino boxer Jhack Tepora fails to make Pacquiao-Broner undercard

  • Page Views 2387
  • LAS VEGAS – Tinimbang pero sobra.

    Jhack Tepora came to the weigh-in with extra pounds, and the pride of Cebu paid for it dearly.

    Tepora was stripped of his interim WBA featherweight belt after failing to make 126-pound weight limit on Friday (January 18).

    Tepora was also disqualified from his bout against Hugo Ruiz of Mexico in the undercard of the January 19 Manny Pacquiao-Adrien Broner headliner at MGM Grand Garden Arena.

    His bout against Ruiz was supposed to be on the pay-per-view undercard.

    With Tepora out, there are only three Filipinos fighting in the undercard. They are Rey Perez, Jayar Inson and Genisis Labranza.

    Tepora weighed 5.5 pounds over the 126-pound limit. He was given two hours to shed off the excess pounds.

    Tepora was replaced in the card by Alberto Guevara.

    Tepora is undefeated at 22-0 with 17 knockouts.

    By Rey Fortaleza (with files from Julian-Ray Fortaleza, Mario ‘Bro. Marv’ Hernandez, and Christian Cunanan, Photo: Wendell Alinea)

    Share

    New Posts Recently publish post More

    • 25 February 2021
      4 hours ago No comment

      Pacquiao in jabbing distance of 2022 presidency

      A new poll shows that Filipino boxing icon Emmanuel “Manny” D. Pacquiao has a fighting chance to become the next President of the Philippines. Results of an independent and non-commissioned survey indicate that Pacquiao, currently a Senator, is one of top three choices for president. Pacquiao is also in ...

    • 23 February 2021
      2 days ago No comment

      Air Supply says Iñigo and Moophs’ ‘All Out of Love’ remake has ‘great production, great sound’

      International rock duo Air Supply, composed of Graham Russell and Russell Hitchcock, hailed Iñigo Pascual and Moophs’ remake of their classic hit “All Out of Love” for its “great production and sound.” Iñigo sang parts of the song during Tarsier Records’ “All Out of Love” virtual media conference and ...

    • 20 February 2021
      5 days ago No comment

      U.K., California variants combine for first case of hybrid COVID-19

      Media organizations reported Wednesday (February 17) that the homegrown COVID-19 variant sweeping California has combined with the highly-contagious UK variant. The result is yet another mutation, a hybrid virus. This has started to spark fears that the new resulting virus will be more contagious. A sample from California showed ...

    • 12 February 2021
      2 weeks ago No comment

      Gold and Diamonds Rotary Charity Night

      Feb 13th 4 – 7pm Just in time for Valentines Day Refreshment & Food will be served (or Tequila) up to 70% off for Special VIP & Invited Guests One Year Financing – No Interest 25% of profit goes to RCVM Treasury for future projects. Arctic Fame Diamonds 942 ...

    • 12 February 2021
      2 weeks ago No comment

      Erin O’Toole announces Shadow Cabinet updates

      OTTAWA, ON – The Hon. Erin O’Toole, Leader of Canada’s Conservatives and the Official Opposition, today announced updates to the Conservative Shadow Cabinet. “Canadians are worried about their economic future,” O’Toole said. “Canadians have seen what happened when the Liberal government was in charge of getting vaccines, can we ...

    %d bloggers like this: