Aston Palicte set for junior bantamweight title bout vs Kazuto Ioka

first_imgLATEST STORIES Asian football candidate files complaint about Kuwaiti sheikh Phivolcs: Slim probability of Taal Volcano caldera eruption It will be the first world title fight to be streamed on UFC Fight Pass, according to ESPN’s Dan Rafael.Palicte was the mandatory challenger for the belt and was due for a rematch against Donnie Nietes, but 36-year-old world champion opted to vacate the title to pursue bigger fights.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGolden State Warriors sign Lee to multiyear contract, bring back ChrissSPORTSCoronation night?SPORTSThirdy Ravena gets‍‍‍ offers from Asia, Australian ball clubsThe two Filipino fighters fought to a controversial split draw last year.Iota is also getting another chance at the junior bantamweight belt, which he failed to capture after losing to Nietes last December. Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard PLAY LIST 02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award Will you be the first P16 Billion Powerball jackpot winner from the Philippines? Sarah Geronimo’s ‘Tala’ enters Billboard’s world digital song sales chart Tim Cone still willing to coach Gilas but admits decision won’t be ‘simple yes or no’ P260,000 each in aid to displaced Marawi folk released by US ‘Duterte legacy:’ Gov’t boasts achievements so farcenter_img Comelec assures no disruption in operations with retirement of execs FILE – WBO super flyweight boxer Donnie Nietes fights Aston Palicte at The Forum on September 8, 2018 in Inglewood, California. Meg Oliphant/Getty Images/AFPMANILA, Philippines–Filipino bet Aston Palicte gets another shot at a world title as he faces former title challenger Kazuto Ioka for the vacant WBO junior bantamweight belt on June 19.The bout is scheduled at Osaka Prefectural Gym in Japan.ADVERTISEMENT Gretchen Barretto’s daughter Dominique graduates magna cum laude from California college Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Duterte says he will appoint Gamboa as next PNP chief Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. MOST READ View commentslast_img read more