Pacquiao partners with Ringstar to promote Dasmarinas vs Demecillo


Posted at Mar 14 2019 05:52 PM | Updated as of Mar 14 2019 07:09 PM

Pacquiao partners with Ringstar to promote Dasmarinas vs Demecillo 1
Manny Pacquiao (R) works out with Freddie Roach in this file photo. Lucy Nicholson, Reuters

MANILA -- Boxing superstar and promoter Manny Pacquiao is teaming up with Ringstar Asia of Singapore for a co-promoted card which will take place at Resorts World Manila in Pasay City on March 23.

The card will be headlined by the IBF bantamweight title eliminator between Michael Dasmarinas and Kenny Demecillo.

Initially set in Singapore, Dasmarinas’s fight was reset to an earlier date in Manila and was launched as the headliner in the initial salvo of Ringstar and Pacquiao's MP Promotions.

“I love your vision with Ringstar Asia. We are looking forward to working with you to build the next world champions in boxing,” Pacquiao said in his message to Ringstar.

“I saw this as a great opportunity to launch the partnership between Ringstar and Manny Pacquiao Promotions," Ringstar founder and CEO Scott Farrell said of the venture with MP Promotions.

"Who wouldn’t take the chance to launch a partnership with the one and only 8-division world champion and senator Manny Pacquiao? I would have moved my event to an even earlier date, or to Mars if I had to. The man is a fighting legend and highly respected all over the world, and across all sports,” he said.

The fight will also feature top Singaporean boxer Muhamad “The Chosen Wan” Ridhwan, currently with a record of 11-1. He will face Cris Leon.

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