Peñalosa brothers stop foes in same card

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Sunday, July 27, 2014

THE Peñalosa brothers posted knockout victories last Saturday night in Mandaluyong City.

Dodie Boy Jr. stopped Indonesian Dicky Amtiran in the third of the main event at the Mandaluyong Gym. He dropped Amtiran in the first and then finished him off in the 1:14 mark of the third for his 13 straight win.

Dodie Boy Jr. improved to 13-0, including 12 knockouts, while Amtiran dropped to 3-9.


Dave, on the other hand, demolished Danilo Gabisay in five rounds but not after overcoming adversity.

Dave was decked by Gabisay in the third round. However, he recovered well and knocked down Gabisay twice in the fourth and the latter was finally counted out in the 1:23 mark of the fifth.

Dave improved to 9-0 with six knockouts, while Gabisay fell to 5-3 with three knockouts.

In the undercard, veterans Bernabe Concepcion (32-6-2, 18 KOs) and Eden Sonsona (32-6-2, 10 KOs) fought to a technical draw.

The bout was stopped after Concepcion suffered a huge gash above the eye following an accidental clash of heads in the third round.

Published in the Sun.Star Cebu newspaper on July 28, 2014.


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