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Last 3 Filipino boxers standing vow all-out finals stand

KUALA LUMPUR—The three Filipino boxers left in the fight vowed to go all out for a gold medal on Thursday.

Eumir Felix Marcial was emotional in semis win,
he wanted to avenge fallen teammates.
Photo by Marc Reyes
Bantamweight Mario Fernandez, light middle Eumir Felix Marcial and light heavy John Nobel Tupas Marvin said they won’t pull any punches against their respective finals opponents in the 29th Southeast Asian Games here.

Filipino-British Marvin, a former army boxer for Great Britain, said he will be ready for the boisterous Malaysian crowd at MITEC Hall 8 when he takes on local boy Adli Hafidz Mohd Pauzi for the crown.

“At the end of the day, you do what you gotta do, you exchange punches and don’t worry about anything,” said the 6-foot SEA Games rookie.

Pauzi won over Singapore’s Muhamad Dinie Hakeem via decision despite a generally lackluster performance here he hardly showed punching skills and movements.

Author: Marc Anthony Reyes
Full Article: http://sports.inquirer.net/261976/sea-games-last-3-filipino-boxers-standing-vow-finals-stand

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