Saludar brothers see action in Brawl in Naga

THE Saludar brothers will be seeing action in a boxing show in Naga City.

Former world champion Vic Saludar, Van Jun Saludar and Jakeson Saludar will be featured in the “Brawl in Naga” at the Enan Chiong Activity Center on Dec. 21, 2019.

Vic, the ex-World Boxing Organization (WBO) minimumweight titleholder, guns for the Asian Boxing Federation (ABF) minimumweight belt against Mike Kinaadman in another rematch in the main event.

Vic and Kinaadman have fought each other twice, once in 2017 and in 2018. Saludar won both matches, beating Kinaadman by unanimous decision in the first bout and knocked him out in seven rounds in the rematch.

The 29-year-old Vic is coming off a unanimous decision defeat to Wilfredo Mendez last Aug. 24, 2019, wherein he lost his WBO belt. Kinaadman is fresh from a unanimous decision defeat in the hands of Jerry Tomogdan.

Vic is 19-4 with 10 knockouts, while Kinaadman is 7-12-2 with five knockouts.

Van Jun (5-2-2, 3 KOs), on the other hand, trades leathers with Jake Amparo (5-2-1), while Jakeson (4-0, 4 KOs) has his hands full against fellow promising prospect Justine Darap (8-1, 5 KOs).

Former world title challenger Casey Morton (8-2-3, 1 KO) slugs it out with Thai veteran Saowaluk Nareepangsri (8-17, 2 KOs) in the co-main feature.

Also in the undercard, 18-year-old Cebuano prospect BJ Wild (3-0, 2 KOs) locks horns with Jomar Blanco (0-4), another 18-year-old pug Jesriel Bonghanoy makes his pro debut against fellow newcomer Marlon Alejandro and Kier Torregosa (0-1) eyes his first win as he takes on newcomer Leven Nemenzo. (EKA)