Thunderbird Sabongnation Stars Begins World Slasher Cup Campaign Today
Defending champion Engr. Sonnie Magtibay leads the powerhouse Thunderbird Sabongnation team in today’s opening of the 2011 World Slashers Cup 8-Cock Invitational Derby at the Araneta Coliseum with the first, out of 125 fights lined up, set at 10:00 a.m.
Hosted by the Pintakasi of Champions, this 6-day event (Jan. 17, 18, 19, 20, 22 & 23) is sponsored by Thunderbird Power Feeds and Thunderbird Power Vet which will again welcome the derby fans at the red gate lobby where prizes and surprises awaits.
Unleashing their aces today comprise the first batch of the 250 total participants that will be vying for the prestigious title of World Slasher Champion.
Magtibay, who won the 2010 Slashers crown just 52 days after bagging the 2009 Bakbakan title, is backed by Laguna Gamefowl Breeders Association’s 2010 Breeder of the Year Engr. Sonny Lagon of Blue Blade fame with 7 entries; 2005 WSC champ Boy Marzo (Bulalayaw) of La Union; 2-time WSC champ Dicky Lim from Palawan; 2-time WSC champ Honey Yu of Quezon; WSC champ Pol Estrellado of San Pablo City; 2-time WSC champ Boy Lechon; Talsay Coliseum Big Event winner Mayor Jesry Palmares; 2-time WSC champ Mayor Cito Alberto of Virac, Catanduanes; WSC-champ Rey Briones and Ormoc Gold breeder Bernie Tacoy.