photo by Asian Boxing Confederation

Cagayan de Oro’s John Vincent Pangga (in blue) defeated Uzbekistan’s Amirbek Ibodulloev in the flyweight division to advance to the second round of the ongoing ASBC Asian Confederation Junior Boxing Championships being held at Puerto Princesa City in Palawan.

The 15-year old Pangga who is representing the country for the first time won by unanimous points decision (5-0) against the tough Uzbek who is considered one of the top boxers in the tournament.

photo by Rosebem Solis

He now faces United Arab Emirates Alkharoossi Saif who drew a bye in the first round.

 

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