Ancajas outclasses Sultan in historic fight, keeps IBF super fly title

first_imgFigure skating champion Zagitova gets dog for gold Steam emission over Taal’s main crater ‘steady’ for past 24 hours Photo from Top Rank Boxing.Jerwin Ancajas beat Jonas Sultan in a historic all-Filipino world title fight to keep the IBF super flyweight crown in the main event Sunday (Manila time) at Save Smart Center in Fresno, California, USA.Ancajas outclassed Sultan, winning by unanimous decision after earning a 119-109, 119-109, 117-111 from the judges.ADVERTISEMENT MOST READ Winfrey details her decision to withdraw from Simmons film Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew In fight vs corruption, Duterte now points to Ayala, MVP companies as ‘big fish’ Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. China population now over 1.4 billion as birthrate falls But it was all Ancajas from there as Sultan suffered the fourth loss of his career that halted his five-fight win streak.Ancajas could face undefeated British Khalid Yafai next in a title unification fight. Yafai (24-0, 15 KOs) stopped Mexican David Carmona in the co-featured bout to retain the WBA belt.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Nextcenter_img LATEST STORIES Dave Chappelle donates P1 million to Taal relief operations Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard PLAY LIST 02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award Nadine Lustre’s phone stolen in Brazil Volcano watch: Island fissures steaming, lake water receding Jury of 7 men, 5 women selected for Weinstein rape trial The 26-year-old Ancajas successfully defended his belt for the fifth straight time.The bout marked the first time in 93 years that two Filipinos fought for the world title since the great Pancho Villa beat Clever Sencio.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSAfter winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folkSPORTSTim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crownAncajas (30-1-1, 20 KOs) picked up the pace in the championship rounds, especially in the 12th where he peppered Sultan with combinations to the body and head.Sultan had futile success with the methodical Ancajas choosing his spots and punching with accuracy. He had his moments in the third round where he caught Ancajas with an overhand right. View commentslast_img

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