April 6, 2020

Puton to fight Wilson in Sydney July 27

DAVAO CITY — Undefeated Ariel “Jodda” Puton of Gen. Santos City will fight for the first time outside the country against Lian Wilson of Australia on July 27 at the Luna Park in Sydney, New South Wales.The 25-year old Puton (5W-0L, 4KO) retired Jeson Berwela of Camarines Sur in the 7th round last Dec. 28 to win the LuzProba featherweight title.Puton started in 2017 with a retirement over Juan Paulo Placios of Laguna last Oct. 6 in Muntinlupa.He followed it with a TKO over Marlon Bacalando of Muntinlupa in the 4th round last Feb. 10, 2018. Puton knockout Palawan’s Rex Legane in the 2nd round last April 14 and a unanimous decision win over Zamboanga’s Pablito Canada last Sept. 20.The 23-year old Wilson (3W-0L, 2KO) won over undefeated Brent Rice by UD to win the Australia super featherweight title last Nov. 30.Wilson knockout Ricky Curline in the 1st round in Brisbane in June 29, 2018. He stopped Indonesian Iwan Sanca in the 1st round in Sept. 22. The promoter is Annabel Vogel of Tasman Fighters. (Lito delos Reyes)