Pinoy boxer Jason Pagara successfully defended his WBO International junior welterweight title against Mexican boxer Aaron Herrera during the "Pinoy Pride XX: Laban Kung Laban" bout held May 25 at the Waterfront Hotel and Casino in Lahug, Cebu City.
The main event was witnessed by thousands as Jason Pagara battled Aaron Herrera in what could be Pagara's toughest fight to date. The Filipino thought he would be able to knock down his Mexican rival on the 6th round but the latter survived all his attacks.
In the end, Pagara won by a unanimous decision after 12 rounds of boxing.
Meanwhile, two other Filipinos fought in the ring. Jimrex Jaca emerged victorious over Jose Emilio Perea of Mexico in the supporting event via unanimous decision to become the newest WBO Oriental junior welterweight title holder.
In the non-title bout, Pinoy boxer Genesis Servania to knocked down his Indonesian opponent, Isaac Junior, in the third round.and win in the super bantamweight division.
ALA Boxing Promotions revealed that the next Pinoy Pride boxing event will be held in Manila this July. Pinoy Pride XX will be broadcast on ABS-CBN Channel 2 starting 10:15 a.m.