By Lito delos Reyes
DAVAO CITY – Bantamweight Aston “Mighty” Palicte of Bago City will fight Reymark “Machine Gun” Taday of Cotabato City on Nov. 21 at the Sanman Gym in Gen. Santos City.
The bubble boxing promotion, which is the only second in the country is presented by JC Manangquil of Sanman Boxing Promotion.
The 29-year old Palicte (26W-4L-1D, 22KO) recently TKO’d Jonathan Francisco of Zamboanga in the 2nd round last Feb. 29, 2020 at Lagao Gym in Gensan.
Palicte, a former World Boxing Organisation Inter-Continental Super flyweight champion, had a bad ending in 2019.
After Palicte knockout Jose Martinez of Puerto Rico in the 2nd round at Viejas Casino and Resort in Alpine, USA last Jan, 31, he suffered a TKO in the 10th round against Kazuto Ioka of Japan last June 19 in Chiba City, Japan.
Palicte then fought Renz Rosia of Mandaluyong and lost by a unanimous decision last Dec. 21 in Manila.
Taday (10W-12L-1D, 5KO), on the other hand, knockout Vincent Dayaganon of Davao City in the 5th round last Dec. 15 at Robinson’s Mall in Gensan.
The 26-year old orthodox fighter, however, suffered a 3rd round TKO over undefeated Jayson Mama of Gensan in Lagao Gym last Feb. 29.