July 9, 2020

Filipino Boxers Carcosia and Rafol Headline in IBO Asia Pacific Battles in Melbourne, Australia

By FightnewsASIA.com

On Saturday March 7th at the MSAC Stadium Albert Park Melbourne, two Filipino boxers will be fighting on a Kings of Kombat & Peter Maniatis events card.

Undefeated hard-hitting Sanman boxer Presco Carcosla (8-0-1, 7 KO’s) of will be fighting undefeated Australian Jai Alexander (11-0, 6 KO’s) for the vacant IBO Asia pacific featherweight title.

“l saw Carcosla fight at Robinson Mall in General Santos city last October on Randy Petalcorin undercard. 

“Carcosia fought Angelito Merin (10-12-3, 4 KO’s), and he looked very impressive.   Sanman boxers are A side boxers.  They always come to fight,” said Australia Hall of Famer promoter Peter Maniatis.

In his first fight abroad, Filipino Presco Carcosia battles Jai Alexander March 7 in Melbourne

“The Australian Jai Alexander is also undefeated and is a good boxer who is improving all the time. It is a great test for both boxers,” added Maniatis.

Rodynie “Dondon” Rafol (14-7-2, 7 KO’s ) of Mindoro Occidental, Philippines, will be fighting tough, unbeaten Australian “Superman” Kayne Clark (9-0, 6 KO’s) for the IBO Asia Pacific lightweight belt.

The 32-year-old Rafol does not show his true ability on his record.   His losses where to Greek-Australian warriors Michael Katsidis and George Kambosos on points.  Now, Rafol trains with coach Todd Makelin.

Recently, Rafol had a good KO win against Australian Tyson Lantry (7-2, 3 KO’s), and he is ready for his title fight with Kayne Clark.

Kayne Clark of Melbourne is the Australasia featherweight champion, and is looking forward to battling the Filipino for the IBO Asia Pacific 135 pound strap. Who will win?

The March 7 card is a terrific show put together by Kings of Kombat, Peter Maniatis Events and Ultratune.

“My goal, has always, has been to help Filipino boxers reach their best.  I can find suitable fights and purses for them on our events in Australia.

“The winners of the two IBO Asia-Pacific fights can go on to qualify to battle for IBO World titles,” shared Peter Maniatis.

Boxing fans in Melbourne are more than welcome to the exciting fighting action on Saturday, March 7th, at the MSAC Stadium Albert Park, City of Melbourne, Australia.