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De La Rosa-Sabillo Final Presser

delarosasabillo2Cerete, Colombia: The final presser was held today in Cerete, Colombia for the highly anticipated WBO Mini-Flyweight interim title between #1 contender Luis “El Chino” De La Rosa (21-1-1-12 KO’s) of Arboletes, Colombia and #2 contender Merlito “The Tiger” Sabillo (20-0-10 KO’s) to be held this Friday, March 9, 2013 at the Mario de Leon Coliseum in the city of Cerete (10 miles away of the Department’s Capital of Monteria).

Both fighters declared to be fit and ready, “The title will stay here in Colombia, I have learned my lesson my first world title fight and this time I won’t leave it in the judges hands, said a confident De La Rosa. On the other hand Sabillo said: “I have travel a long way to win this title and will bring it back to the Philippines, I will dedicate my victory to our super hero Manny Paquiao”.

“This is a dream fight for any Promoter, when you have two boxers who are hungry for a belt and have similar aggressive styles, it will be an all out war” said Promoter Tuto Zabala, Jr. Continue reading

World Championship Boxing returns to Cordoba, Colombia after 22 Years

Miami, FL: World Championship boxing will return to the Department of Cordoba, Colombia after a 22 years hiatus. On Saturday, March 9, 2013 All Star Boxing, Inc will bring at spectacular show to the Mario de Leon Coliseum in the city of Cerete (10 miles away of the Department’s Capital of Monteria) – In the main event, WBO #2 Mini-Flyweight contender Luis “Chino” De La Rosa (21-1-1-12 KO’s) of Colombia, will face undefeated WBO #3 challenger Merlito “Tiger” Sabillo (21-0-10 KO’s) of Philippines in a bout schedule for 12 rounds with the interim WBO Mini-Flyweight Title at stake. WBO Champion Moises Fuentes is moving up in weight to challenge WBO Jr. Flyweight Champion Donnis Nietes on March 2nd . Continue reading