Weight’s over: It’s fight time

first_imgView comments MOST READ Michael Porter Jr. stays patient as playing time increases LATEST STORIES “We hit our target,” said chief trainer Joven Jimenez, whose next aim is to bring up Ancajas’ weight on fight night Saturday at the same venue.READ: Jimenez says Ancajas will put on a showTo do that, Ancajas will eat every three hours, taking bigger servings each time.According to Jimenez, who supervised Ancajas’ stationery jogging with intermittent burst of speed and improvised “sauna” session, 128 pounds would be ideal, the same weight when Ancajas fought against Japanese Teiru Kinoshita in Brisbane, Australia, and Irish Jamie Conlan, in Belfast, Northern Ireland.In the second weigh-in Saturday morning, however, Ancajas must not go beyond 125 as mandated by the sanctioning body.ADVERTISEMENT Newsome sets focus on helping Bolts open new PBA season on right track Jiro Manio arrested for stabbing man in Marikina Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Jerwin Ancajas and Israel Gonzalez (right) put up fighting stance after Friday’s weigh-in. Photo by Roy Luarca/INQUIRERCorpus Christi, Texas—Making weight is the least of Jerwin Ancajas’ concerns.A kilo over the limit Thursday night, Ancajas did little workout at his hotel room yet tipped the scales at an ideal 114.75 pounds in the official weigh-in held at American Bank Center Friday afternoon.ADVERTISEMENT Nonito Donaire vs Naoya Inoue is BWAA 2019 Fight of the Year Read Nextcenter_img OSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ’a duplicitous move’ – Lacson Just like in their stare down Thursday, Gonzalez provided some anxious moments when he moved too close and threw a piercing look at Ancajas, who did not blink.Tension vanished just as quickly when Gonzalez offered a handshake, then patted Ancajas at the back.Gonzalez’s actuations were not all for show, according to Ancajas, as he could see and feel the Mexican’s determination to wrest the crown he took from Puerto Rican McJoe Arroyo in Taguig in 2016.“But I won’t let him have it,” said Ancajas, who dreams of being recognized as a great Filipino champion like Pacquiao, the late Flash Elorde and Pancho Villa. Nueva Ecija warehouse making fake cigarettes raided, 29 Chinese workers nabbed Trainer Joven Jimenez says Jerwin Ancajas will put on a show Almazan vows to comeback stronger after finals heartbreak READ: Ancajas steals limelight from main boutSo confident was Ancajas that he’s going to be cleared for his fourth defense of the International Boxing Federation junior bantamweight crown that he did not even look at the registered figure, leaving it to MP Promotions representative Joe Ramos and matchmaker Sean Gibbons.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSTim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crownSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSAfter winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folkHe smiled and waved at the group of Filipinos in attendance, before leaving the makeshift stage to have his first meal for the day—three hard boiled eggs washed down with warm water.His opponent, Israel Gonzalez came in lighter at 114,  a pound under the limit, and was also cheered on by fellow Mexicans. OSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ’a duplicitous move’ – Lacson Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard PLAY LIST 02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player awardlast_img read more

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GAA News: Red Hugh’s win by landslide against Pettigo last weekend

first_imgSenior menThe seniors had a very impressive away league victory against Pettigo on Sunday with a final score of 0:3 to 3:18. This was a game that started slowly with only three scores in the first 15 minutes but eventually the men from the cross found there rhythm and never looked back. This was a real team performance with the teams mixture of youth and experience blending nicely to put in a fine performance. Team:Ciaran Kelly, Alan Mongan, Sean Sweeney, Shane McGlinchey, Dylan Irwin, Carl Gallen, Cathel Doherty, Gerad Melaugh, Damien Browne, Odhran Doherty, Calvin Bradley, Pauric McMenamin, Micheal McColgan, James Carlin, PJ GallagherSubs used: Damien Wilson, Ronan Gallen, Shane McGuireThe seniors next league game is at home vs Convoy on Wednesday the 24th of August with a 7pm throw in, Everyone should come to watch as this game is vital in the seniors push for promotion U15 Ogsport FinalsRed Hugh’s hosted the all county u15 Ogsport finals on Sunday. This was a fantastic tournament which is played 7 aside. The level of football played was exceotional by all teams.Our own team competed well against finalists N.Conaill in our first group game with Cody Laverty getting 2 goals and Kieran Neeson exceptional throughout. However the difference was N.Conaill were more accurate in front of the posts and able to take their scores when the chances arrived.Howver Red Hugh’s continued to create goal chances with Gareth McGill and Kieran Neeson unlucky towards the end to capitalise.Red Hugh’s played Urris next who are the reigning NRB champions having win that competition in June. Red Hugh’s boys again continued to play an attacking fast style of football using Kieran Neeson as the main target who was able to use his speed and strength to win ball. Cody Laverty, Luke Browne. Gareth Mc Gill, Paul Doherty , Darragh Mc Menamin and Cian Gallagher were always in support. Oisin McElhinney was a leader from the back and the launch of many of our attacks. Tiaran Kelly also was top class in nets for the 1st game and outfield in the 2nd game. His intelligent quick thinking was always a threat and set up many of our scoring opportunitiesThere could only be one winner and it was Killybegs who beat a good N. Conaill side who unfortunately didn’t get the best start in the final giving up 2 easy goals and were playing catch up throughout the game. They could only manage to get to 3 points of Killybegs who ran out worthy winners throughout. Killybegs go onto to represent Donegal in Ulster Og Sport. Special thanks to all the help, support in running this competition and thanks to the children’s board for selecting Red Hugh’s to host this competition.U12 BoysRed Hugh’s Under 12 boys travelled up to Moy on Saturday morning to take part in a tournament with clubs from all over Ulster participating. Our boys played excellent throughout losing only a few games in the group stages by the narrowest of margins. However they had done enough to make the quarter finals to defeat a strong Edendork team managed by Tyrones Number 1 goalkeeper Niall Morgan. In a attacking match Red Hugh’s came out on top with a 1 point victory. Red Hugh’s however bowed out in the Semi – Final. These boys and management should be extremely proud of themselves.Red Hughs Under 10’s will also travel to Moy on Saturday 10th September for a similar tournament.U6 U8 and U10 With our own Summer Camp and Cul Camps finished for the summer. We will resume our Saturday morning sessions with U6, 8 and 10’s. Hope to see all children back out aswell as new who attended the camps.There will be a number of blitz competitions coming up. With also our 8’s and 10’s travelling to Moy in September for end of season tournament.U13sU13 training this Wednesday night at the pitch starting at 6:30 All players asked to attend with water bottle and mouthguard.Underage Strictly Come DancingThe Red Hugh’s strictly come dancing is now fixed for Friday the 21 st of October. This should be a great evenings entertainment. Anyone interested in taking part contact Lia Doherty, Alice Doherty and Diane GallagherLottoLotto & 100+ Club Results 11/08/16Numbers Drawn 1,7,8,5,6,3,2,4Three Winners Matched 3 Numbers well done to Andy Doherty Mullaghaneary, Sean Brolly Raphoe and Kieran Bradley Killygordan all €20 each. Next weeks jackpot is €1,825This weeks winner of the 100+ Club was number 102, Eugene Carlin Ballinacor €100Thanks to everyone for your continued support.GAA News: Red Hugh’s win by landslide against Pettigo last weekend was last modified: August 16th, 2016 by Elaine McCalligShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)Tags:GAALeagueNotesPettigoRED HUGHS.last_img read more

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