Ex-WBO champ wins in ABF Bantamweight title bout


DAVAO CITY -- Former World Boxing Organization (WBC) Silver champion Denver “The Excitement” Cuello scored a second-round technical knockout against Indonesian Jack Amisa to win the Asia Boxing Federation (ABF) bantamweight title on Friday night at the Angono gym in Angono, Rizal.

Cuello, 32, who improved his record to 37 wins against 5 losses and 6 draws, received his belt from ABF president Naris Singwancha and Games and Amusement Board chairman Abraham Kahlil “Baham” Mitra.

Meanwhile, ex-WBC World flyweight champion Sonny Boy Jaro, 36, stopped Boido Simonjimatuk via a 5th round TKO win.

Carleans Rivas landed more telling blows to beat Floryvic Montero via a unanimous decision and win the vacant Philippine women’s flyweight title.

The other results are: undefeated KJ Natuplag TKO’d Robert Udtohan in the 5th round; Ardin Diale retired Richard Rosales in the 3rd round; Edison Berwela retired in the 5th round Dado Cabintoy; and Jessesebelle Pagaduan TKO’d Aisah Alico in Round 2.

Brico Santig of Highland and Darwin Miller Depay of DMAD Boxing Promotions promoted the boxing event. (PNA)

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