By Lito delos Reyes
DAVAO CITY – Undefeated southpaw Dave “Dobermann” Apolinario of Sarangani will battle orthodox Bonjun Loperez of Davao City on Nov. 21 at the Sanman Gym in Gen. Santos City.
The 21-year old Apolinario (13W-0L, 8KO) won four bouts in 2019.
He first beat Romshane Sarguilla of Midsayap by a unanimous decision last Feb. 9 at the Midas Hotel and Casino in Pasay City, Apolinario then decisioned Adrian Lerasan of Antipolo last June 9 at the Tv5 Studio in Novaliches, Quezon City. He TKO’d Arnold Garde of Davao City in the 1st round last Oct. 20 at the Robinson’s Mall Atrium in Gen. Santos City. And lastly, Apolinario retired Richard Rosales of Bohol in the 5th round last Dec. 14 at The Flash Grand Ballroom of the Elorde Sports Complex in Paranaque City.
Loperez (12W-13L-1D, 6KO), on the other hand, decisioned Rodel Tejares of Bukidnon last April 7 at the Barangay Baliok Gym in Barangay Baliok, Davao City.
The 27-year old Loperez suffered a 2nd round knockout to Arvin Magramo of Paranaque last Dec. 7 at The Flash Grand Ballroom of the Elorde Sports Complex in Paranaque City.
Meanwhile, two other bouts will also be featured in “The Restart” boxing promotion.
Minimumweight Joey Canoy (15W-4L-1D, 8KO) of Gensan will take on Jovab Lucas (4W-2L-2D, 2KO) of Sarangani while featherweight Michael Casama (5W-0L, 5KO) will face Vergel Deguma (9W-6L, 4KO) of Gensan.
The bubble boxing promotion, which is the only second in the country is presented by JC Manangquil of Sanman Boxing Promotion.