Valenciano Boxer is New WBO Asia-Pacific Minimumweight Champion

A boxer from Valencia City was hailed as the new World Boxing Organization's Asia-Pacific Minimumweight Champion.

Jerrymae B. Tomogdan, 23 years old of Sinayawan, Valencia City won the title after he knocked out Roco Kano, a 19 years old Japanese Boxer, in the 6th round on May 5, 2017 in Hyogo Japan.

The pride of Valencia started boxing at the age of 11 and has been a professional boxer for 16 years under Welka Promotion.

Tomogdan’s recent victory gave him the record of 23 wins, 8 loses, 4 draws, and 11 knock-outs which provided him a huge step towards getting a WBO title fight.

Tomogdan was thankful to all his supporters especially to his family and promoter Roy Kaamiño.

“It was an honor to represent the city of Valencia and the country,” Tomogdan said adding that he was able to win the title due to perseverance, hard work, and regular training.

The young boxer is now preparing for his next match against Mexican Boxer Javier Mendoza this coming July 8, 2017 in Mexico.

The City Government of Valencia commended the Valenciano Boxer for bringing honor to the city and for his contribution in the field of sports.

(Conrado B. Arances, AA III – PIO and Aron A. Rempohito, AA III -PIO)