Sunday, January 27, 2008

Battle of the undefeated 3: AJ Banal vs Caril Herrera

AJ Banal will face top rated WBC #5 Superfly and WBC Latino Superfly champ, Caril "El Raton" Herrera of Montevideo, Uruguay according to a reliable source. Herrera also a southpaw has undefeated record of 21-0-0 with 13 KO's will be the third undefeated prospect that AJ Banal will face. First it was Ali Rochmad (13-0-0), then Sing Carryboy (11-0-0) both of them didn't reach to the final bell. This bout will be an undercard of Gerry Peñalosa's (52-6-2) first title defense of his WBO bantamweight belt against Ratanachai Sor Vorapin (48-9-2) this March 2, 2oo8 in Araneta Coliseum, Manila.

Wednesday, January 2, 2008

AJ Banal breaks top 10 rankings

After an impressive year last 2007, 6 total fights with 5 brutal KOs, Banal’s hard work paid off. The latest rankings in all boxing governing bodies show AJ Banal breaks 10 rankings except for WBC.

Alexander Munoz
1.Martín Castillo
2. Nobou Nashiro
3. Vic Darchinyan
4. Kohei Kono
5. Duangpetch Saengmorakot
6. Alex John Banal
7.Katsushige Kawashima
8. Caril Herrera
9. Timor Shailezov
10. Pramunsak Posuwa

Dimitri Kirilov
1 Not Rated
2 Not Rated
3 Martin Castillo
4 Pramunsak Posuwan
5 Vic Darchinian
6 Z. Gorres
7 Jorge Arce
8 Jose Navarro
9 Diosado Gabi
10 Alex John Banal

Fernando Montiel
1 Pramansak Phosawan
2 Z Gorres
3 Martin Castillo
4 Kahramon Arzykulov
5 Diosado Gabi
6 Vic Darchinyan
7 Juan Mercedes
8 Alex John Banal
9 Raul Martinez
10 Marat Mazimbaev

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