“‘BAKBAKAN SA BACOLOD” is one of the sidelights of the Masskara Festival at Gaisano City Mall on Oct. 28, 2018.
The boxing tournament features Calatrava native John Michael Zulueta who will defend his Asian Boxing Federation minimumweight belt against Mike Kinaadman of Cagayan de Oro.
The 10-round championship fight is presented by Mayor Evelio Leanardia Boxing Development Program and backstopped by the Bacolod Amateur Boxing Association in cooperation with the Singwancha Foundation, N1S, and Bacolod Lone Rep. Greg Gasataya.
Both fighters made their first challenge on the scale in yesterday’s official’s weigh-in at Gaisano City Event Center under the supervision of the Games and Amusement Board.
Undercard fighters Rommel Redondo of Murcia will face La Carlota City pride Paul Varona in a 6-round clash at 122 lbs.
Another Murciahanon in the undercard is Tomas Ribuset who will face Rodel Sioco of Bacolod City in a 4-round battle at 112 lbs.
Jerson dela Cruz, also of Murcia, will face another Bacolod fighter Ricky delos Santos for a 4-round face-off at 105 lbs.
Aside from these professional bouts, Bakbakan will also feature 15 other amateur fights.