80 FIGHTS UP IN PACQUIAO’S DERBY TODAY AT ARANETA COLISEUM
Some of the most awaited match-ups in Philippine cockfighting between the most lethal fightingcocks unleashed by the country’s most renowned cockers await derby fans today at the Araneta Coliseum with the staging of the bigtime event “Pacman Prestige Cup” 5-Cock Derby hosted by world boxing’s Pound-for-Pound King Manny Pacquiao.
Thunderbird Bexan XP – the official B-complex vitamin of the World Slasher Cup is sponsoring the event.
“Patibayan ng dibdib ito. Matira ang matibay (This will be a test of nerves. Only the best survives)”, veteran derby matchmaker Nestor Paradillo commented.
In the more than 70 matches lined up, among the much-anticipated face-offs are those of Cavit Singson vs. Bong Pineda; Sonny Lagon vs. Patrick Antonio; Boy Marzo vs. Gov. Ito Ynares; Vice Mayor Nestor Mercado vs. Pol Estrellado; Dicky Lim vs. Marcel Julao; Allan Siaco/James Uy vs. Boy Lechon; Butch Pichay/Rey Briones vs. Jun Santiago; Wackee Salud vs. Boy Royo and Jun Topacio vs. Ronnie Puno among others.
With the entry fee pegged at P110,000, it is estimated that the total prize will add up to more than P7 million, while the minimum bet is set at P55,000.