Ancajas willing to fight Thai champ Srisaket ‘anywhere’

first_imgLights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Photo taken from Joven Sports Promotions Facebook pageThe venue won’t be of any issue for Filipino boxing star Jerwin Ancajas in a potential title unification bout against fellow super flyweight champion Srisaket Sor Rungvisai of Thailand.Both have been wanting to fight each other and it could finally happen soon.ADVERTISEMENT After the fight, Ancajas, his trainer and manager Joven Jimenez along with international matchmaker Sean Gibbons congratulated Srisaket inside the ring.Ancajas is also coming off his sixth title defense where he settled for a split draw against Alejandro Santiago of Mexico on September 29 in Oakland.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next SEA GAMES 2019: PH’s Nesthy Petecio boxing featherweight final (HIGHLIGHTS) PLAY LIST 02:11SEA GAMES 2019: PH’s Nesthy Petecio boxing featherweight final (HIGHLIGHTS)03:47PH’s Charly Suarez boxing lightweight final (HIGHLIGHTS)03:24PH’s James Palicte boxing light welterweight final (HIGHLIGHTS)02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award MOST READ Nadine Lustre’s phone stolen in Brazil Gretchen Barretto’s daughter Dominique graduates magna cum laude from California college Gov’t to employ 6,000 displaced by Taal View commentscenter_img “That has the potential of being a really big fight, maybe the biggest fight in the super flyweight division even. Definitely, we’d like to sit down with his camp and finally discuss it to get the ball rolling,” Ancajas said.“I am willing to fight anywhere. If we come back to Thailand and fight there, no problem. If we end up in the United States, then good for the both of us. If we can all find a way for Top Rank and ONE Championship to work together and promote the unification bout in the Philippines, my home country, even better.” he added.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSJapeth Aguilar wins 1st PBA Finals MVP award for GinebraSPORTSGolden State Warriors sign Lee to multiyear contract, bring back ChrissREAD: Srisaket would bring out best in Ancajas, says trainerThe 26-year-old Ancajas, who holds the IBF belt, was in attendance when Srisaket, the eighth-best pound-for-pound fighter today as per Ring Magazine, successfully defended his WBC crown in a lopsided decision over Mexican challenger Iran Diaz on Saturday in the main event of ONE: Kingdom of Heroes at Impact Arena in Nonthaburi, Thailand. Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Nurmagomedov threatens to leave UFC if teammate fired LATEST STORIES Phivolcs: Slim probability of Taal Volcano caldera eruption Tim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crown Japeth Aguilar embraces role, gets rewarded with Finals MVP plum Allen Durham still determined to help Meralco win 1st PBA titlelast_img read more

2 women remanded for cocaine bust at CJIA

first_imgTwo women were on Tuesday morning remanded to prison following a cocaine bust at the Cheddi Jagan International Airport (CJIA) over the weekend.Shellon Barrow and her friend, Christine Griffith, were charged for trafficking 1.638 kilograms of cocaine and aiding the trafficking of narcotics respectively.The women appeared before Chief Magistrate Ann McLennan at the Georgetown Magistrates’ Courts.Suspected cocaine mule Shellon Yolanda BarrowBarrow, 35, of Lot 35 Victoria Street, Albouystown, Georgetown, who was reportedly busted by agents of the Customs Anti-Narcotics Unit (CANU) on Saturday, denied she had the cocaine in her possession.Her friend, Griffith, age 37, of Pike Street, Kitty, who allegedly delivered the suitcase containing the illicit drug to Barrow, denied that she committed that offence between the September 14-15, 2018 at the Sunset Hotel, Georgetown.The court heard that Barrow was intercepted while attempting to board a flight destined for Jamaica with the suspected cocaine concealed in a false wall of her hard cover suitcase.After being detained, Barrow reportedly implicated Griffith telling the agents that she was given the suitcase by her friend, Griffith.CANU’s Prosecutor Konyo Sandiford however revealed that video footage was obtained of Griffith further implicating herself in the trafficking of the cocaine.Both women were remanded to prison and will next reappear in court on October 8.Only on September 13, 2018, 46-year-old Karen Stuffle was jailed for four years by the Chief Magistrate after she attempted to traffic 1.42 kilograms of cocaine on September 9, 2018, at the Cheddi Jagan International Airport (CJIA)by consuming same in her stomach and stashing some in her vagina.Another woman, Alicia Coppin, was also caught at the JFK Airport in the United States by ranks there with cocaine in her stomach and vagina as well. She has since been detained.last_img read more