Pinoy Pride XVII: Philippines vs. the World (WBO World Bantamweight Championship): AJ "Bazooka" Banal vs. Pungluang Sor Singyu (THA) on Oct 20, 6 p.m. (MOA Arena) with telecast on Oct. 21, 1015 a.m. on ABS-CBN Ch. 2 (replay - 8:30 p.m. on Studio 23).
AJ “Bazooka” Banal was defeated by Pungluang Sor Singyu via a technical knock-out in round 9, losing a chance to grab the vacant WBO bantamweight title at Pinoy Pride 17 held Saturday night.
Rey “Boom Boom” Bautista won over Daniel Ruiz of Mexico via a split decision. The victory gave Bautista the WBO international featherweight title.
Meanwhile, Jason “El Niño” Pagara successfully defended his WBO international junior welterweight title. He knocked his opponent Barbados’ Miguel Antoine out in the first round.