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WBC International Flyweight Champion Trongco returns against Calleros



World Boxing Council International Flyweight champion Renan “Little Pacquiao” Trongco, a hard-punching Filipino southpaw, will once again make his presence felt in the loaded flyweight division as he makes his second title defense against Moises Calleros of Mexico on June 5, 2015 at the SM Mall of Asia Music Hall in Pasay City.

Trongco (16-4 9KOs), a Palawan native, acquired the vacant WBC International Flyweight crown in defeating Wang Xinghua of China in twelve give-and-take rounds last September of 2013 at the The Flash Grand Ballroom of the Elorde Sports Complex in Paranaque City. His lone defense of the title happened a year later at the Mall of Asia Music Hall when he overcame a tough challenge against Hayato Yamaguchi of Japan.

The 26-year-old Renan Trongco, who is now at  the peak of his training, is currently ranked #5 by the World Boxing Council and on a four-fight win streak. The Elorde Boxing flyweight star knows that every win is crucial as it could advance his career to the next level. Moreover, it may earn him a shot at the WBC World title.

“I don’t care if he’s being called the ‘Tazmanian Devil’,” said Trongco, also a former WBC Youth Intercontinental light flyweight champion. “On June 5 he will know why I’m called ‘Little Pacquiao’,” he added.

Known by his moniker “El Taz”, Calleros has a professional record of 10-6-1 with 5 knockouts and enters with a decent credentials. He went toe to toe in twelve full rounds against current WBO and IBF 105-pound champion Francisco Rodriguez Jr. He also went through a war against fellow countryman Carlos Perez for the WBC Latino Minimumweight championship for 10 full rounds before he falling short as he was eventually knocked out in the 11th round of the match. Calleros displays a Mexican type of fighting as he loves to come forward and throw combinations that will give Trongco a tough test.

Three vacant WBC Eurasia championship will also be on the line to complete the stacked card.

Former WBC Youth Intercontinental Flyweight champion Cris Paulino will face Lolito Sonsona for the WBC EPBC Super Flyweight title, Rolly Sumalpong and Jc Francisco will fight for the WBC EPBC Minimumweight title, and Joe Misako will go toe to toe with Edison Berwela for the WBC EPBC Bantamweight title.

The card is being promoted by Elorde International Productions owned by one of the Philippines’ top boxing promoters Gabriel “Bebot” Elorde Jr.

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