Mark Vicelles and Regie Suganob have a date and site for their all-Filipino standoff.
thebossfights.com has affirmed that the IBF junior flyweight title eliminator is presently set for February 25 in Suganob’s home area of Bohol, Philippines. The champ of the arranged battle will turn into the obligatory challenger to current IBF junior flyweight titlist Sive Nontshinga, (11-0, 9KOs).
The improvement comes scarcely seven days after delegates for Vicelles and Suganob arrived at terms, keeping away from an approaching satchel bid hearing. The battle was requested on October 18, soon after the two fighters acknowledged a greeting from the IBF to enter talks for the endorsed disposal challenge.
Vicelles (17-0-1, 10KOs) was consistently ready to take part in an IBF eliminator. The 26-year-old southpaw from Lebak, Philippines was initially requested to confront ongoing title challenger Hector Flores (20-1-4, 10KOs), who is positioned number-three. The generally appealing matchup was naturally declined by Tijuana’s Flores, who is falling off a hard-battled, split choice loss to South Africa’s Nontshinga in their phenomenal empty title battle on September 3 in Hermosillo, Mexico.
The IBF’s title end strategy required the authorizing body to go down the line to the following most noteworthy positioned accessible competitor.
Two fighters from The Philippines were next. Number-five positioned Cristian Araneta (22-2. 17KOs) was offered the battle, yet his group declined what might have been his second title eliminator in under two years. The now 27-year-old southpaw from Cebu City lost to Nontshinga by means of thin consistent choice in their April 2021 last eliminator, having since won three battles straight however searching somewhere else for his next an open door.
Suganob (12-0, 4KOs) consented to enter converses with his kinsman for the option to challenge for the title. The matchup denotes a move forward in class for the 25-year-old rising competitor, however he is falling off a ten-round shutout of Andika D’Golden Kid on September 9 in Dimiao, Philippines.
Vicelles has scored first-round knockouts in every one of his last two sessions, including a 147-second blitzing of Jaysever Abcede on June 17 in Cebu, Philippines. The capable southpaw has battled at the ten-round level beginning around 2019 as he presently enters his previously planned twelve-round session and title eliminator.