Connect with us

GSPN

JONES TO BATTLE IN PXC 37

[sixcol_five_last]

By Patrick Lujan

Jones will try to rebound from a tough loss against a tough Filipino fighter this Saturday in PXC 37 (courtesy photo)

Jones will try to rebound from a tough loss against a tough Filipino fighter this Saturday in PXC 37 (courtesy photo)

In the fight game, losses provide more lessons than wins.

That’s no different for PXC bantamweight fighter Trevin Jones, who will be the lone Guam representative in Saturday night’s PXC 37 in Pasig City, Philippines.

Coming off a unanimous decision loss to Kyle Aguon on PXC 36’s March main event, Jones had to go back to the drawing board.

“It made me more hungry and it made me learn from my mistakes and know different positions in the cage,” Jones said has he jumps right back into action against tough Filipino Troy Bantiag. “(The loss) actually added to my game.”

Known as a stand-up aggressive fighter, Jones didn’t fight his usual style against Aguon. He’s looking to go back to his old ways.

“This fight, I’ll be more hungry,” said Jones, who left for the Philippines on Wednesday in preparation. “Off a loss, you get more hungry. I just want to be more aggressive this fight and let me hands go while standing.”

Jones will have to bring his ‘A’ game against Team Lakay’s Bantiag out of Baguio. Bantiag is a muay thai fighter sporting a 5-1 record and just coming off a TKO win over Guam’s Tony Reyes in PXC 35. His only loss was to Jon Delos Reyes last September.

Jones has been working his own muay thai in preparation for his muay thai opponent. (courtesy photo)

Jones has been working his own muay thai in preparation for his muay thai opponent. (courtesy photo)

“I watched a couple of his fights, Jones added. “I know his style, he’ll come hard but I think my style can put him away.”

Jones has cornered for teammates before in PXC’s Philippines fights and knows the unique energy the Filipino crowd brings at Ynares Sports Arena.

“I already know the crowd is different. It’s pretty explosive and it gets to you. I’m looking to take the fans’ energy and turn it to my own, go out there and perform.”

A win Saturday could bring Jones back up for contention for the bantamweight belt. That belt is on the line in the main event with Filipino champion Crisanto Pitpitunge going up against Japan’s Michinori Tanaka. Pitpitunge won the vacant title slot over Justin ‘The Shocker’ Cruz last July but had to serve some time in the Philippines military. It is his first action back since winning the title. Tanaka, a former Shooto fighter, has been on a tear with a 7-0 record.

GSPN will be there to give you the latest!

[fbshare url=”http://www.gspnlive.com/mmaboxing/jones-to-battle-in-pxc-37/ ” type=”button”] [fblike url=”http://www.gspnlive.com/mmaboxing/jones-to-battle-in-pxc-37/ ” style=”standard” showfaces=”false” width=”450″ verb=”like” font=”arial”]

[/sixcol_five_last][useful_banner_manager_banner_rotation banners=69, 16, 38, 53 interval=8 width=120 height=600 orderby=rand]

 

Ad

Athletes Birthdays by W5

GPS Sports Calendar

May

June 2021

July
SU
MO
TU
WE
TH
FR
SA
30
31
1
2
3
4
5
Events for June

1st

Events for June

2nd

No Events
Events for June

3rd

Events for June

4th

Events for June

5th

6
7
8
9
10
11
12
Events for June

6th

Events for June

7th

No Events
Events for June

8th

Events for June

9th

No Events
Events for June

10th

Events for June

11th

Events for June

12th

13
14
15
16
17
18
19
Events for June

13th

Events for June

14th

No Events
Events for June

15th

Events for June

16th

No Events
Events for June

17th

Events for June

18th

Events for June

19th

20
21
22
23
24
25
26
Events for June

20th

Events for June

21st

No Events
Events for June

22nd

Events for June

23rd

No Events
Events for June

24th

Events for June

25th

Events for June

26th

27
28
29
30
1
2
3
Events for June

27th

Events for June

28th

No Events
Events for June

29th

Events for June

30th

No Events

Foody’s Fun Facts

Favorites From Year 2

Polls

Which omitted high school sport did you miss the most?

View Results

Tokyo Olympics Countdown


2021 Tokyo Olympics

COMING SOON …

SATURDAY

Boys Volleyball: Champion vs. Champion

Saturday 6 pm: FD vs. Tiyan

 

UFC Fight

July 25: Trevin Jones vs. Tony Kelley

QUICK HITS

Nadine Del Carmen graduated from Santa Clara University on June 11. She was named captain of the Santa Clara women’s tennis team in her senior year and she will be attending Georgetown University in the fall to pursue her masters and will be playing for the Hoyas women’s tennis team.

 

——————————————————–

After a star-studded collegiate career at UCLA, Bubba Nickles turns her focus on the Tokyo Olympics with Team USA after the Bruins were eliminated in the College World Series. Nickles endured a broken arm on April 7 and worked her way back into the Bruins lineup for the WCWS. She will go down as one of UCLA’s best softball players in its storied history.

More in GSPN