Boxing: Jeo Santisima set for world-title challenge vs Mexican champ

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Posted at Feb 02 2020 06:06 AM

Boxing: Jeo Santisima set for world-title challenge vs Mexican champ 1

Filipino super bantamweight boxer Jeo Santisima gets his first shot at a world title when he challenges Emanuel Navarrete of Mexico in the undercard of the bout featuring Deontay Wilder and Tyson Fury II on February 22.

Heavy-handed Santisima will battle for the WBO belt in Las Vegas, according to a report posted on PhilBoxing.com

The 23-year-old Masbate native of Cebu's ALA Boxing Gym (19 wins, 2 losses, 16 KOs) is expected to have his hands full against Navarrete.

Navarrete holds a 30-1 card with 26 KOs. He has scored stoppage victories over Isaac Dogboe, Francisco Horta and Juan Miguel Elorde.

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