The rise of Jerwin Ancajas, from Davao's farmlands to world champion


Posted at Jun 20 2017 08:03 AM | Updated as of Jun 20 2017 07:15 PM

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On July 2, Jerwin Ancajas will defend his world junior bantamweight title in Brisbane, Australia. ABS-CBN News spoke recently to Ancajas at Elorde Gym in Imus, where he trains regularly.

In the video, he talks about how he started in boxing, his thoughts on beating McJoe Arroyo of Puerto Rico to win the world title, and his preparations for his upcoming world title defense against Teiru Kinoshita of Japan. (Images taken by Fernando Sepe Jr., ABS-CBN News; interview conducted by Dennis Gasgonia, ABS-CBN News)

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