ABAP training for Asiad goes full blast

  • Page Views 258
  • The Association of Boxing Alliances(ABAP) in the Philippines has started its earnest preparations for the Asian Games slated for Jakarta, Indonesia in August this year.

    ABAP sec-gen Ed Picson disclosed that boxing president Ricky Vargas has given the go-signal for several teams to embark on tune-up tournaments and training camps in the coming weeks to evaluate the boxers and to ensure they are in top competition form.

    “We also launched a local “Battle of Champions”caravan-type tournament where national boxers match up against each other in exhibition fights in different local venues to get them used to competition conditions and also to assess their capabilities. The first leg was in Urdaneta City, Pangasinan last month,” said Picson.

    This Saturday, Jan. 27, six boxers will participate in the Indian Open, a 25-team tournament with 350 boxers.

    ABAP’s Karina Picson was appointed  by the Asian Boxing Confederation as tournament supervisor for the event to be held in the Indian capital of New Delhi.

    On the same date, eight boxers will fly to Bangkok, Thailand for a two-week training camp at an isolated and vast training center in the hills of Muaklek.

    Fil-British boxer John Tupas-Marvin, who won the light-heavyweight (81 kg) gold in the SEA Games last year, arrived from London Jan. 15 and has been training in the PSC-ABAP Training Center in Baguio before traveling with the team to the Thai camp.

    PS

    Share

    New Posts Recently publish post More

    • 22 February 2018
      1 day ago No comment

      Erich Gonzales, one of ABS-CBN’s most exciting actresses, topbills “The Blood Sisters”

      QUEZON CITY, PHILIPPINES — A bolder and sexier Erich Gonzales is set to portray three women whose lives are fused by love but destroyed by fate in ABS-CBN’s newest series “The Blood Sisters,” which can be seen in the Philippines via ABS-CBN channel 2, and outside the country via ...

    • 22 February 2018
      1 day ago No comment

      PAL and Cebu Pacific agree to fly back Kuwait OFWs

      Cebu Pacific and PAL have heeded President Rodrigo Duterte’s call to ferry (Overseas Filipino Workers), Kuwait OFWs who wish to be repatriated, following the recent death of an OFW whose body was found inside a freezer. The President made the request on Friday at a press conference in Davao, where he ...

    • 20 February 2018
      3 days ago No comment

      GMA Pinoy TV partners with Philippine Nurses Association of America’s Events

      GMA Network’s flagship international channel GMA Pinoy TV provided full support to the recent back-to-back events organized by the Philippine Nurses Association of America, Inc. (PNAA) for local and international nursing delegates. The events held in Manila last January 25 and 26 dubbed, “Filipino Nurses Global Summit II” and ...

    • 20 February 2018
      3 days ago No comment

      Marian Rivera continues her journey as a Kapuso

      Primetime Queen Marian Rivera remains a loyal and full-fledged Kapuso as she renewed her exclusive contract with GMA Network, Inc. last February 5. Marian, who has been a Kapuso for more than a decade, said she feels happy and fulfilled with her renewal of contract with GMA 7, “Malaki ...

    • 20 February 2018
      3 days ago No comment

      It’s nice to be the boss – Ryzza Mae Dizon

      RYZZA Mae Dizon continues to impress the viewing public with her wit, charm and humor as she takes on a new role in longest running noontime variety program “Eat, Bulaga!” (EB). Gone are the days when the former “Little Miss Philippines” winner was recognized by many through her moniker ...

    %d bloggers like this: