WBO minimumweight champion Merlito Sabillo, 23-0-1-(12), retained his title by virtue of a 12 round draw in a real battle against Carlos “Chocoroncito” Buitrago, 27-0-1-(16), at the Araneta Coliseum in Quezon City, Metro Manila, Philippines on Saturday.
In a give and take battle Buitrago had Sabillo in trouble in round nine in the end the scores were split, 115-113 for Buitrago, 115-113 for Sabillo and 114-114, Even.
In the co feature WBO light flyweight champion Donnie Nietes, 32-1-4-(18), scored a third round knockout over Samuel “Guty” Gutierrez, 33-10-2-(23). Nietes floored Gutierrez twice in round one and finished him off with a third knockdown after 2.58 of the third round.
Vacant WBO international flyweight title Milan Melindo w pts 12 Jose Alfredo Rodriguez.
Bantamweight Marlon Arcilla w ko 1 Jerwin Dela Rosa.
WBO international Light welterweight title Jason Pagara w pts 12 Vladimir Baez.