Mark Magsayo vs Rafael Reyes HD BeIn Sports Coverage
On July 11, 2015 Mark Magsayo fought Rafael Reyes at Cebu City Waterfront Hotel & Casino, Barangay Lahug, Cebu City, Cebu, Philippines for the vacant IBF Youth featherweight title
Fight Highlights: Reyes down in round 3.
Mark Magsayo vs Rafael Reyes: Mark Magsayo Beats Rafael Reyes at the Pinoy Pride 31 Undercard Showdown
The Pinoy Pride XXX fight was a real clash of the young titans. The fight against the Filipino “featherweight prospect” fighter Mark Magsayo “Magnifico” versus the Mexican fighter Rafael Reyes was amazing. This event of the titled Pinoy Pride 31 Undercard was taking place on Saturday in the city of Cebu. The exact location of the event was at the Waterfront Hotel located in Cebu. The event was fully packed with supporters of both the fighters.
This fight was the biggest fight for the fighter Mark “Magnifico” of all times. Considering he is a very young fighter in his fighting career. The featherweight fighter Mark Magsayo is known to be the best fighter and boxer of all times. Despite being 20 years of age, he has managed to in 10 fights, with this one being his eleventh win. He is under the ALA boxing table team and his aim is only to win.
With the knock out of his fellow opponent, Mark Magsayo managed to win the fight. Therefore, the featherweight boxer Mark Magsayo is going to fight for against either the boxer Fernando Montiel or the fighter Mijaes Cristian. The featherweight fighter managed to make his supporters proud by scoring a knockout of the opponent boxer Rafael Reyes.
This is in contrast to the previous interviews that were held. During their interviews, the cocky and funny boxer Rafael “Guerrito” Reyes, presented lots of confidence. He said that he is going to whip Magsayo. Moreover, he requested the ALA promotion team in advance to start arranging for his fight against the IBF super bantamweight champion, against the opponent Francisco Rodriguez. This was going to be a big fight clash for the title of the IBF featherweight championship.
The featherweight boxer Magsayo said that he managed to knock his opponent out and won the fight because he was very well prepared and was ready to fight hi opponent to the end, therefore, making this fight of Mark Magsayo vs Rafael Reyes a fight to remember.
Magasayo boxes down Reyes to a KO
Again, a Filipino pride proved the extreme power of the Philippines when it comes to boxing sports. 20-year-old Mark aDMagnifico’ Magsayo lived up his boxing name when he magnificently fought and knocked out a Mexican Reyes league, Rafael Reyes, in the 5th round of the battle before a cheering audience at the Waterfront Hotel and Casino, Cebu City on July 11, 2015.
The fight between the two contenders was extremely symbolic especially to Magsayo who even had his T-shirt adorned with his face and fellow Filipino fighter WBO light flyweight champion Donnie “Ahas” Nietes.
Magsayo, who now has 11-0 with 9 knockouts, and Reyes both smartly started the fight by throwing big hooks to one another. In the third round of the game, the boxing arena started heating up.The Filipino contender scored a knockdown when Reyes complained an issue about a low blow. Nevertheless, Magsayo continued and Reyes paid the price of forgetting to guard himself during the instance of the fight.
Magsayo swiftly got his mood again and started throwing serious combinations of firepower punches to Reyes who was losing his cool. In the 2:29 mark of the 5th round, a left perfectly timed uppercut of Magsayo to the jaw sent Reyes to the ground, spatting out his mouthpiece and leaving the audience in awe. Referee Ber Abainza instantly called it a halt honouring Magsayo the IBF Youth featherweight title.
The Mark Magsayo vs Rafael Reyes fight was considered as an expected win for Magsayo who’s considered as a true world title prospect. Magsayo’s success in the recent much is expected to give him the chance of being included in the Pinoy Pride’s maiden US event by ALA Promotions chief Michael Aldeguet. The said event is set to be done in StubHub Center in Carson, California in October this year.
Fight Result: Mark “Magnifico” Magsayo captured his first title belt – the IBF Youth featherweight crown – with a spectacular fifth round TKO