Pacland's Philippine Boxing Forum

Discussion on boxing and other sports, Filipino greats and anything under the sun.
It is currently Sat Aug 18, 2018 6:42 am

All times are UTC + 8 hours




Post new topic Reply to topic  [ 1 post ] 
Author Message
PostPosted: Tue Jan 11, 2011 2:01 pm 
Filipino Boxer Florante Condes 25-5-1(21) came from nowhere in 2007 to rest the IBF Strawweight title from battle hardened Mohammad Rachman in Rachman’s home country of Indonesia. It looked as though the Philippines had a new star going by the moniker “Mini Pacquiao”, like his more famous countryman he was heavy handed and excited fans in his home country. Unfortunately he wasn’t able to capitalize on the title success and didn’t defend his crown in nearly a year before he was given another tricky assignment, he had to go to Mexico to face unbeaten mandatory Raul Garcia. It proved to much for him as he was turned back minus the title losing an agonizing twelve round split decision. Not perturbed he was determined to get the title back, after winning a a comeback fight he was once again on the road, this time to South Africa for a title eliminator for his old crown in the summer of 2009. He was up against highly thought of Nkoshinathi Joyi, an unbeaten puncher. Though he comprehensively lost to Joyi he put up a solid performance against the guy who’s today viewed as the number one at 105 in the world. He’s since rebounded to win two fights in 2010 which he hopes will place him for a bigger fight this year. While many question the need for a division so light and only 3 pounds shy of the Light Flyweight division it is clear from Condes what it means to him and his family from what it has brought to him. Here’s what the humble Filipino had to say.

click for more

http://www.15rounds.com/q-a-with-floran ... es-011111/


Top
  
 

Q & A with Florante “Mini Pacquiao” Condes

Sponsor

Sponsor
 

Display posts from previous:  Sort by  
Post new topic Reply to topic  [ 1 post ] 

All times are UTC + 8 hours


Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 2 guests


You cannot post new topics in this forum
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum
You cannot post attachments in this forum

Search for:
Jump to:  

philboxing.com | pinoygreats.com
Powered by phpBB® Forum Software © phpBB Group