Connect with us

GSPN

PXC 47 FIGHTERS WEIGH IN

The weigh-ins for fight night Friday are completed and fighters are set to take the terror dome tomorrow at the Calvo’s Field House in a stacked card featuring two championship titles as the co-main event in PXC 47.

By Jay Leon Guerrero

The weigh-ins for fight night Friday are completed at the official weigh in spot at the PIC Amphitheater and fighters are set to take the terror dome tomorrow at the UOG Calvo’s Field House in a stacked card featuring two championship titles as the co-main event.

Fighters promised to give a good show as they all predicted fast finishes. Tyrone Jones (3-4), who will be fighting Peter Cepeda (1-2) from Saipan, said that PXC 47 will being an exciting one.

“If you like to see good fights and knockouts, I suggest you come out Friday night,” said Jones. “I’m looking to finishing it up in the first round and making a statement,” Jones added. Jones is scheduled to open up the night with the first fight, his brother Trevin Jones (5-3) will take in undefeated Kwan Ho Kwak (5-0).

“I’m getting goosebumps thinking about this card,” said fighter Frank “the Crank” Camacho (15-2). “The whole fight card is sick. We have local boys fighting to open up the event they will get fired up with every cheer and flag they see out there,” said Camacho.

Fan favorite Frank Camacho returns to the PXC cage for the first time in over a year. (photo by Robert Balajadia)

Fan favorite Frank Camacho returns to the PXC cage for the first time in over a year. (photo by Robert Balajadia)

Camacho is coming off an injury and will take Japanese Shooto champion Yusuke Kasuya (8-1-2). Camacho said that his opponent is very tough but he will be ready. “To be a lightweight Shooto champion in the land of the rising sun is not easy. He will bring in a lot of experience but I’m coming in with a good game plan to go up against his aggressiveness and style,” said Camacho.

UFC veteran Darren Uyenoyama (9-5) looks to get a step closer at becoming PXC flyweight champion but standing in his way is Japan’s Kentaro Watanabe (10-5). Uyenoyama said his training is at a high level with training partners like Justin Wong and UFC top ten contender Chris Cariaso. The training partners I work out with everyday are better than the guys I fight in the ring so I’m at a good place,” said Uyenoyama.

Uyenoyama, who is a fan favorite in Guam, said that the event will not disappoint. “This is one of the best PXC fight cards I’ve ever seen, it has a lot of potential for some knockouts and I too am going to look to my fight fast,” he said.

Two titles will be on the line in the co-main event at PXC 47. Japan vs Korea will be featured in the final bout of the event with Japan’s Yusuke Yachi (12-4) taking on champion Jang Yong “The Beast” Kim (8-5-1) from Korea. Yachi and Kim both have three-fight win streaks coming into the bout.

Welterweight belt holder Zebaztian Kadestam . (photo by Robert Balajadia)

Welterweight belt holder Zebaztian Kadestam puts his belt on the line against Korea’s Han Seul Kim. (photo by Robert Balajadia)

 

The other co-main event will feature champion Zebaztian Kadestam (6-1) making his first title defense against Korean Top Team’s Han Seul Kim (4-2). Kadestam said that he is very confident going into this fight and he will look for his fifth knockout against the Korean fighter.

“My previous fight was against Josh Calvo which was a very well-rounded fighter and a jiu-jitsu black belt. I wasn’t able to be as loose against Calvo because he was so well-rounded. This Korean fighter is more of a striker and boxer so hopefully I’ll be able to use more of my standup skills for an early knockout,” said Kadestam.

UK’s Helen Harper came in 5 lbs. overweight at 120 total lbs. and was given two hours to cut her weight down.

Tickets are still on sale at www.tpiguam.com or at Circle 76 locations for general admission at $30. VIP tickets are also available for $50 at www.tpiguam.com or at the Cars Plus Dealership in Maite.

Here is the official fight card with official weights:

Peter Cepeda (CNMI) 152 lbs. vs Tyrone Jones (Guam) 155.5 lbs
Vince Masga (CNMI) 125 lbs. vs Scotty Eclavea (Guam) 125 lbs.
Frank Camacho (CNMI) 156 lbs. vs Yusuke Kasuya (Japan) 154 lbs.
Kwan Ho Kwak (Korea) 136 lbs. vs Trevin Jones (Guam) 136 lbs.
Cortney Casey (USA) 116 lbs. vs Helen Harper (UK) 120 lbs.
Darren Uyenoyama (USA) 126 lbs. vs Kentaro Watanabe (Japan) 124 lbs.

Welterweight Title Fight
Han Seul Kim (Korea) 170 lbs. vs champion Zebaztian Kadestam (Sweden) 169.5 lbs.

Featherweight Title Fight
Yusuke Yachi (Japan) 144.5 lbs. vs champion Jang Yong Kim (Korea) 144 lbs.

PHOTO GALLERY:

Daren Umenoya .(photo by Robert Balajadia)

USA’s Darren Uyenoyama and Japan’s Kentaro Watanabe will mix it up at 125 lbs. Friday night. (photo by Robert Balajadia)

Courtney Casey makes weights, but her opponent, UK's Helen Harper, came in five pounds over weight. (photo by Robert Balajadia)

Courtney Casey makes weight, but her opponent, UK’s Helen Harper, came in five pounds over weight. (photo by Robert Balajadia)

Koera's Trev Jones. (photo by Robert Balajadia)

Koera’s Kwan Ho Kwak and Guam’s Trev Jones both make weight. (photo by Robert Balajadia)

Saipan's Vince Masga and Guam's Scotty Eclavea will be one of the earlier fights. (photo by Robert Balajadia)

Saipan’s Vince Masga and Guam’s Scotty Eclavea will be one of the earlier fights. (photo by Robert Balajadia)

Pete Perez and Tyrone Jones. (photo by Robert Balajadia)

Peter Cepeda and Tyrone Jones will open PXC 47. (photo by Robert Balajadia)

Ad

Foody’s Fun Facts

Foody’s Fun Facts with Arren Yatar

UOG Tritons Pitcher Arren Yatar shares some of his fun facts and tells us about his favorite YouTube channel!

 

GPS Sports Calendar

June

July 2022

August
SU
MO
TU
WE
TH
FR
SA
26
27
28
29
30
1
2
Events for June

1st

Events for July

2nd

3
4
5
6
7
8
9
Events for July

3rd

Events for July

4th

Events for July

5th

Events for July

6th

Events for July

7th

Events for July

8th

Events for July

9th

10
11
12
13
14
15
16
Events for July

10th

Events for July

10th

No Events
Events for July

11th

No Events
Events for July

12th

No Events
Events for July

13th

No Events
Events for July

14th

No Events
Events for July

16th

17
18
19
20
21
22
23
Events for July

17th

Events for July

17th

No Events
Events for July

18th

No Events
Events for July

19th

No Events
Events for July

21st

Events for July

21st

No Events
Events for July

23rd

24
25
26
27
28
29
30
Events for July

24th

Events for July

24th

No Events
Events for July

25th

No Events
Events for July

26th

No Events
Events for July

27th

No Events
Events for July

28th

No Events
Events for July

30th

31
1
2
3
4
5
6
Events for July

31st

Foody’s Fun Facts

Foody’s Fun Facts with Arren Yatar

UOG Tritons Pitcher Arren Yatar shares some of his fun facts and tells us about his favorite YouTube channel!

 

Foody’s Fun Facts

Foody’s Fun Facts with Arren Yatar

UOG Tritons Pitcher Arren Yatar shares some of his fun facts and tells us about his favorite YouTube channel!

 

COMING SOON …

  • National Triathlon Championships
  • GML Makeup Games
  • FD Alumni Basketball Tournament (ongoing)

 

 

QUICK HITS

Captain Kin Cruz and son Don Pedro were reeling in some red out of the blue waters on the 4th of July. The onaga from 1100 feet were biting, making the holiday a good fishing day.
———————————————–
Guam and Palau were out supporting Pittsburgh Pirates outfielder Bligh Madris at the Nationals Park in DC against the Washington Nationals.

More in GSPN