10 months Palicte faces Martinez in WBO title eliminator bout Manilatimes |Sports
Filipino pug Aston Palicte fights Puerto Rican Jose Martinez in a World Boxing Organization (WBO) super flyweight title eliminator match tonight at the Viejas Casino and Resort in Alpine, California. “Seventh or eighth,” Palicte told The Manila Times via online interview pertaining to the rounds he intends to KO his foe. Palicte, 27, tipped the scale at 114.8 pounds while Martinez 114.4 during the formal weigh-in. The winner of the match will challenge reigning WBO super flyweight champion Donnie Nietes. The Bago City, Negros Occidental native’s all-Filipino showdown against Nietes on September 8 last year in Inglewood, California for the ... more