Eumir Marcial is a silver medallist at the 2019 International Boxing Association (AIBA) World Boxing Championships, a biennial amateur meet.
Pacman-approved: Marcial is signed under MP Promotions, which was founded by boxing great Manny Pacquiao. He trains under legendary coach Freddie Roach at the Wild Card Gym in Los Angeles.
He holds a 1-0 card in the professional scene, making a successful debut back in December 2020 with a unanimous decision win over Andrew Whitfield in a middleweight bout.
The Zamboanga-native started training at the age of six under the supervision of his father, Eulalio.
Standing at 5-foot-11 (1.80m), he is the tallest member of the Philippine national boxing team that will partake in the Tokyo Olympics, where he will compete in the men’s middleweight division.
Ohmer Bautista is a sports journalist who has covered local and international sporting events in the Philippines. The views expressed are his own.
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