By Mortz C. Ortigoza
Radio anchor Audrey Hidalgo and her tandem Mike Goyagoy of DZXL RMN Manila Radyo Mo Nationwide and Bombo Radyo – Koronadal City interviewed me recently and asked my take on the boxing bout of Bantamweight Nonito Donaire versus Jessie Magdaleno at Thomas & Mack Center in Las Vegas on Sunday morning.
“It’s a non-fight and I should not be discussing it. Although Magdaleno’s knocked out (KO) ratio was 74 percent on 23 wins, 0 loses (Donaire has 60 percent on his 37 wins, 3 loses), his records showed he knocked out or technical knocked out those bums and probably tricycle and funeral parlor’s cars (psst they called that in English as “hearse”) who ferry those victims of extra judicial killings,” I stressed.
Look baby, what kinda unknown opponents Medrano had in his last four fights : Rey Perez 20 wins (W) 7 loses (L) 0 Draw (D) Vergel Nebran 14 W- 10 L- 1 D, Raul Hirales 22 W- 4 L – 1 D, and Erik Ruiz 13 W- 1 L- 0 D .
What kinds of wins and loses ratios these four bums have?
Boxing Promoter Bob Arum is indeed a snake merchant. He pulled in Donaire to soup up the lousy matched up of Manny Pacquiao versus ho-hum Jesse Vargas fight.
Vargas, my foot, he had a KO ratio of 36 percent only in a 27 W-1 L- 0 D records while the Philippines fighting Senator Pacquiao has 58 percent KO ratio in a 58 W- 6 L – 2 D.
Vargas only elite opponents in his 28 professional fights were Tim Bradley who outpointed him in June 2015 and TKO’d in March 2016 Sadam Ali (and he was not even Iraq’s Saddam Hussein) who was an olymphic U.S player.
EXPECT KNOCKED DOWN OR KNOCKED OUT FROM PACMAN. I could not find that Pacquiao and Vargas submitted themselves to Olympic- liked voluntary drug testing to see that neither of them uses performance enhancing drugs (PED) like anabolic steroids. In the Pacquiao-Bradley 3 I criticized both because they did not submit themselves to VADA or Voluntary Anti-Doping Association. We saw on that fight where Bradley hesitated because Pacquaio, sanamagan, could knocked him down. In Pacquaio-Mayweather, Manny was sluggish. Why? Mayweather insisted that both of them submit to drug testing and not settle on the urine test supervised by Nevada Athletic Commission.
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