- Jul. 31, 2014 - DUBAI MEDIA CITY, UAE --
Following the technical knock-out victories of the Pagara brothers (Jason
and Albert Pagara
) last month in Pinoy Pride XXVI
, premier network The Filipino Channel (TFC), ABS-CBN Corporation’
s sports channel ABS-CBN Sports + Action and ALA Promotions will join forces to bring the biggest and most exciting match this year, “Pinoy Pride XXVII: Duel in Dubai” on September 5 at the Dubai World Trade Center.
The Pinoy Pride
series has been pitting the Philippines’
best fighters against the world’s fiercest fighters year after year. For the Pinoy Pride XXVII,
series will round-up three promising matches from three Pinoy
powerhouse boxers against foreign champs. The main event will headline the undefeated World Boxing Organization (WBO) Intercontinental Super Bantamweight
champion, Genesis “Azukal” Servania
, a pride of Bacolod City (Visayas, Philippines)
, to defend his title against Mexican boxer, Jose “Matador” Cabrera.
Another thrilling match that will surely have an aggressive outcome will be between another Bacolod native, “King” Arthur Villanueva
and Nicaraguan fighting beast, Henry “El Crespo” Maldonado
. Both fighters will clash for the International Boxing Federation (IBF)
Also meeting in a momentous match in support of the main event is Rey “Boom-Boom” Bautista
, dubbed Dubai’s fan-favorite during his last stint in the country in 2010, versus Mexican boxer Juan Jose “Piquet” Martinez
in a non-title bout scheduled for ten exciting rounds.
Managing Director for ABS-CBN Middle East and ABS-CBN Europe Edgardo Garcia
shares his excitement about the upcoming boxing event in September highlighting it as the biggest boxing event in Dubai.
He shares, “We are optimistic that this will be one of the biggest and grandest boxing events in Dubai and we are excited to see our kababayans
enjoy the bouts, take pride in the innate boxing skills of the Filipino and give their all-out support for the fighters.”
Do not miss the biggest and most exciting boxing match happening on September 5, Friday at the Dubai World Trade Center. For more updates, connect with global Filipinosvisit www.facebook.com/TFCMiddleEast
or follow @KapamilyaTFC on twitter and instagram.