2017 Latest Pinoy pride 42 full fight to defend his “IBF World Light Flyweight Title” schedule, rival match-up, final recap result, one of the most popular boxing events in the held venues at Waterfront Hotel and Casino, Cebu City, Cebu, Philippines.
Commission: Philippine Games & Amusements Board
Promoter: Michael D. Aldeguer (ALA Promotions)
The ALA boxing promotion, Milan Melindo vs Hekkie Budler full fight replay Pinoy Pride 42 recap, result, scores champion update.
Division: Light Flyweight | IBF World Jr Flyweight Championship.
Milan Melindo (Philippines) – 108 lbs.
Hekkie Budler (South Africa) – 108 lbs.
Melindo came in 109.25 lbs, 1 and ¼ lbs over the limit on the first try. He came back 1 and a half hour later to finally make the weight.
Referee: Wes Melton
Judges: Takeo Harada, Glen Trowbridge, Carl Zappia
Pinoypride42 main event of the evening Milan Melindo vs Hekkie Budler fight for “IBF World Light Flyweight Title” Melindo fights record (36-2-0; 13 KOs with 34% knockout punchers) Budler fight records (31-3-0, 10KOs) with 30% knockout puncher both fighters are in the line of 30% knockdown punch.
Round by Round Updates
He was able to secure a twelve round split decision win over former world champion Hekkie Budler of South Africa in the main event of “Pinoy Pride 42” at Waterfront Hotel and Casino in Cebu Saturday. Both fighters worked hard in each round, with Melindo giving it his all to edge out a lot of the close moments.
Melindo, who struggled to make the division limit on Friday, suffered cuts near both eyes that were caused by accidental head butts. After twelve rounds of action, two of the judges saw it 117-110 and 115-112 in favor of Melindo, while the other judge scored it 115-113 for Budler.
Final Score Result: Milan Melindo def. Hekkie Budler (split decision)