AIBA Asian Olympic Qualification Tournament: Suarez, Ladon win but 2 PHL pugs are eliminated

6 04 2012

Astana, KazakhstanAIBA Asian Olympic Qualification Tournament for Men’s Boxing is under way.   The tournament will determine the final set of participants for Asia in the 2012 London Olympics later this year. There are 4 slots to be filled in the flyweight, light welterweight, and middleweight divisions. The top 3 finishers in the bantamweight, welterweight, and light heavyweight categories will also get an Olympic slot.  Only the first placer for light flyweight, lightweight, heavyweight, and super heavyweight will be going to London.

The only Filipino qualifier so far is light flyweight Mark Anthony Barriga who got his slot from last year’s world championship. Here are the results so far:

Flyweight (4 slots):

 JUMAYEV Zarip    18
 TAYEBI Iman         16

 MAYENGBAM Suranjoy    16
 SHIN Dongmyung             14

 NYAMBAYAR Tugstsogt    RSC


Bantamweight (3 slots):

 NGUYEN Van Hai    5
 HASAN Ammar       15

 MALABEKOV Omurbek    22
 WATTHE Damith                 9

 DORJNYAMBUU Otgondalai    12
 ZHANG Jiawei                           13

 QRAISH Seif        7
 LADON Joegin    17

Welterweight (3 slots):

 KIM Joungwon        14
 SAENSIT Apichet    11

 MAMADJANOV Ahmad    17
 MASHARIPOV Bahtiyar    6

 GHASEMI Amin    19
 AHMED Ahmed    12

 ASSI Mohammad    14
 BIN AZMI Khir           9

 LOPEZ Wilfredo               10

 JAFOEV Navruz                   13
 BOIMURODOV Asadullo    +13  

Lightweight (1 slot):

 SUAREZ Charly              14
 NAGZIBEKOV Madadi    11

Light welterweight (4 slots):

 MASUK Wuttichai    17
 CHANG Wei-Jen       9

 HOSSAIN Arif            1

 SAKENOV Ermek    17

Middleweight (4 slots):
 YANG Yu-Ting         19
 ALHINDAWI Odai    12 NAZAROV Sobirdzhon    16
 SUKKHUM Kriangkai       11
 HARON Muhamad    15
 TATONTOS Alex        6 ATOEV Abbos    21
 WOO Sungjae    6
Light Heavyweight (3 slots):
 SANGWAN Sumit    14
 LUONG Van Toan     2 ASAAD Manaf       13
 KIM Hyeongkyu    16
 SADQ Davar                 9
 YULDASHEV Rasul    29

 MAHARJAN Deepak    
Heavyweight (1 slot):
 TULYEK Yerbolat
 SINGH Manpreet     RSC

 TULAGANOV Rustam    11
 BORBASHEV Chingis    13
PHL Results:
Asian Games Gold medallist Rey Saludar was outclassed by 2009 AIBA World Championship silver medallist Tugstsogt Nyambayar of Mongolia in a referee-stopped bout. Joegin Ladon got a 17-7 win over Jordanian bantamweight Seif Qraish. Welterweight bet Wilfredo Lopez was booted out by Chinese Qiong Maimaititue via a 10-20 score. WSB fighter Charly Suarez beat Madadi Nagzibekov of Tajikistan, 14-11.

World Series Boxing: Suarez scores in Mumbai’s upset of Baku

4 03 2012

Daulet Sports Complex, Mumbai, India – Multi-titled Filipino amateur boxer Charly Suarez beat World No. 4 Semen Gribachev of Azerbaijan in their lightweight match-up to contribute in Venky’s Mumbai Fighters’ upset win over the erstwhile undefeated Baku Fires, 3-2, in the first leg of the quarterfinal round of the World Series Boxing (WSB). Suarez hit the seeded opponent searing combinations to the delight of the home town crowd who ended up chanting his name.

Other winners from the Mumbai team were heavyweight Uaine Fa, who outwitted Haji Murtu Zalieyev and Light Heavyweight Sergii Melnyk who won a virtual brawl against Vatan Huseynli. Baku socred on the victories of WSB No. 1 Bantamweight Gairbek Germakhanov and Middleweight Nikolai Vesilou over Jitender Kumar and Thomas Jablonski, respectively.

The second leg will be held next week with Baku hoping to find its winning form at home. Suarez will also try to grab an olympic berth for the Philippines in the Asian Olympic Qualifying Tournament in Astana, Kazakhstan to be held April 4-13.

Charly Suarez, one of the most exciting boxers of Venky’s Mumbai Fighters

AIBA World Boxing Championships Baku 2011: Charly Suarez loses; Only 3 PHL Boxers left

1 10 2011

Baku, Azerbaijan– The Olympic hopes of Filipino pug Charly Suarez ended in the first round of 2011 World  Amateur Boxing Championships as fell to Ecuadorian Luiz Enrique Porozo Mina, 13-11. Suarez failed to join Mark Anthony Barriga, Rey Saludar, and Joan Tipon in the second round of the competitions. Only half of the 6 Filipino boxers sent by ABAP to Baku survived their first round fights.

Here are the other results in the under 60 kg weight class:

Vasyl LOMACHENKO (UKR) b. Lomalito MOALA (TGA)  RSC r.1
Miroslav SERBAN (CZE) b. Nuwan THENNAKOON (SRI)  16-10
Jose RAMIREZ (USA) b. Vladimir SARUKHANYAN (ARM)  22-12
Mohammad KHAIBER (AFG) b. Abdullatef SADIQ (QAT)  20-5
Robson CONCEICAO (BRA) b. Michal CHUDECKI (POL)  16-7
David Oliver JOYCE (IRL) b. Mohammad MOMEVAND (IRI)  23-11
Martin Joseph WARD (ENG) b. Dragos MARIN (ROU)  15-7
Qiang LIU (CHN) b. Fatih KELES (TUR)  16-10
Wellington ARIAS ROMERO (DOM) b. Ensa JAMMEH (GAM)  20-2
Mohamed Ramadan ELIWA (EGY) b. Duljano WESTHINER (NED)  18-8
Fazliddin GAIBNAZAROV (UZB) b. Chih Yuan KAO (TPE)  RSC r.3
Symyk ABDYLDABEKULU (KGZ) b. Rashid KASSEM (DEN)  +21-21
PAZZYYEV (TKM) b. Ratha SVAY (CAM)  19-9
Soon Chul HAN (KOR) b. Ivan BARANCHYK (BLR)  19-12
Eugen BURHARD (GER) b. Joseph CORDINA (WAL)  13-7
Jai BHAGWAN (IND) b. Evaldas PETRAUSKAS (LTU)  15-8
Yasnier TOLEDO (CUB) b. Angel GUTIERREZ (MEX)  13-8
Gani ZHAILAUOV (KAZ) b. Shota NAKAYAMA (JPN)  18-12
Luke JACKSON (AUS) b. Mmoloki NOGENG (BOT)  19-8
Artjoms RAMLAVS (LAT) b. Jose Alfredo ROCA GARCIA (BOL)  DSQ r.2
Luiz Enrique POROZO MINA (ECU) b. Charly SUAREZ (PHI)  13-11
Javkhlan BARIADI (MGL) b. Cesar VILLARRAGA (COL)  15-11
Saylom ARDEE (THA) b. Andrique ALISSOP (SEY)  18-7
Hector MANZANILLA (VEN) b. Albert SELIMOV (RUS)  DSQ r.2

Women lead ABAP’s President’s Cup Campaign

9 07 2011

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Jakarta, Indonesia – As the 21st President’s Cup boxing tournament‘s curtains fall, the Amateur Boxing Association of the Philippines (ABAP) celebrates a very successful campaign.  The Filipino pugs finished with 2 golds 2 silvers and 2 bronzes.

The gold medals were from our women’s team.  light flyweight Josie Gabuco rallied to beat Gui Jing Shan of China 14-11 in their gold medal match. In the 51 kg division Nesthy Petecio dominated Le Thi Bang of Vietnam 19-12 to win the country’s 2nd gold of the tournament.

Our men finalists were not as lucky. 16 year old boxing standout Ian Clark “Yan Yan” Bautista was overwhelmed by his opponent in the finals 23-10.  Although he lost, Yan Yan has caught the eye of the leadership of ABAP. He is deemed to be one of the future stars of the Philippine Amateur Boxing Team. He surpassed expectations by earning a silver medal in a tough international tournament.  Team Captain and veteran Charly Suarez lost to China’s Cen Yu in the lightweight finals 17-19.

The bronze medals were from Nathaniel Montealto and Analisa Cruz.

This tournament is part of ABAP’s preparation for the SEA games and the Olympic Qualifiers.  The results are promising and with the help of PLDT, the team’s major sponsor the team is expected to improve and start performing in the world’s major boxing tournaments.