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Friday, July 25, 2008

Cebu Weigh In: AJ Banal 115 – Rafael Concepcion 115

Photo by Dong Secuya /Philboxing

Cebu City - Pinoy prospect AJ “Bazooka” Banal came in at the exact Superfly limit of 115 lbs, while Rafael “El Torito” Concepcion came up at 116 lbs on his first attempt on the scale. Concepcion shredded off the extra pound after two hours of walking around the mall where the weigh in was held.

The Banal-Conception bout will be for the WBA Interim Superflyweight title. The fight is suppose to be for the vacant regular WBA title which was vacated by Cristian Mijares after he was elevated to WBA Super Champion. It was changed on the last minute by WBA in favor of the Japanese, Nobuo Nashiro and Kohei Kono which they will fight on September 15 in Japan. The winner of the Banal-Concepcion bout will fight the winner of the Nashiro-Kono for the true WBA Champion at 115.

Complete undercard weights:

James Bacon - 127 1/2 lbs. vs Skak Max 126 1/2 lbs.
Jun Intor - 119 lbs. vs Roldan Malinao 120 1/4 lbs.
Robert Allanic - 125 lbs (second try) vs Leonardo Doronio - 124 lbs.
Hilario Canillas - 122 1/2 lbs vs Ramil Cabalan - 120 lbs.

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