Unheralded Macrea Gandionco of Villanueva, Misamis Oriental stunned the host crowd at the EXPO Garden Hotel, Kunming, China with a 3rd round stoppage of fancied Xiang Jing to grab the vacant WBC Eurasia Pacific Boxing Council flyweight title and also the WBO Asia Pacific flyweight title held last May 8, 2015.
Gandionco stopped Xiang Jing with a body shot to end the the fight at 1:42 of the 3rd round. His record is now 11 wins (KO 7), 2 losses and 2 draws. Gandionco’s title win somewhat revived his career as he was 0-2-1 in his last 3 bouts coming into the fight including two knockout defeats.
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