Vietnam dominate at int’l boxing event

Created 01 April 2019
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Vietnamese boxers won five out of six fights at the international boxing event Victory 8 held in HCM City’s Nguyen Du Gymnasium over the weekend.

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Asian champion Nguyen Thi Tam (left) vs Gretel de Paz from the Philippines in Victory 8. — Photo nld.com.vn

The second professional boxing event in the country was organised by VSP Boxing. The event attracted national champions in different weight categories to face top pro boxers from Australia and the Philippines.

Cao Van Nguyen shocked Ariel Puton of the Philippines in the men’s 57kg category. Puton is considered the “younger brother” of Manny Pacquiao with five knock-outs in professional events.

Bui Phuoc Tung also beat Emmet Brown of Australia in the men’s 63.5kg category.

Asian champion Nguyen Thi Tam crushed Gretel de Paz from the Philippines in the women’s 51kg.

In the remaining bouts, Nguyen Van Hai beat Jye Lane Taylor of Australia in the men’s 60kg and Vu Thanh Dat overcame Jino Rodrigo of the Philippines in the 63.5kg division. 

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Vietnamese boxer Cao Van Nguyen celebrates his win against Ariel Puton. — Photo nld.com.vn

 

Source: VNS - Bridge

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