Santisima Challenges Navarrete for WBO World Title on Wilder-Fury II Undercard
By Carlos Costa
Fri, 31 Jan 2020
Talented 23-year-old Filipino 🇵🇭 Jeo 'Santino' Santisima (19-2, 16 KO's) is in the fight of his life as he challenges tough hard-hitting Mexican champion Emanuel Navarrete (30-1, 26 KO's) for the WBO 122 World Title in the undercard of Deontay Wilder vs Tyson Fury II this coming February 22 in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. 🔥🔥
The hot rumble is "Vaquero" Navarrete's 5th world title defense in less than a year, making him the most active current world champion in boxing. All of Navarrete's defenses have been won by way of knockout, including devastating stoppage wins over Isaac Dogboe, Francisco Horta and Juan Miguel Elorde.
Santino clocks his Thai opponent with a left hook.
For the heavy-handed "Santino" Santisima of Cebu's ALA Boxing Gym, the battle is his first shot at the world title, as well as his first fight in the USA.
Will the Mexican slugger easily deal with Santino the same way he did with Dogboe and Elorde... or will the well-focused, well-trained Santino rock and overpower Navarrete to claim the glory of another world title for the Philippines?
The exciting event on February 22 at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas is a production of Bob Arum's Top Rank set to be aired live on FOX Sports 1 and ESPN+
May the Best Man Win..!! 💥💥
The author Carlos Costa is a veteran boxing reporter living in the Philippines. Carlos can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org and whatsapp 09184538152.
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