The main event fight of PXC 29 is for the vacant PXC Flyweight title fight between a very young talented fighter taking on a veteran warrior with a great ground game and cardio in his arsenal.
Taitano quickly took the Davao native down and controlled him at the bottom attempting some frightening submission locks. Ale “The Young Gun’ Cali weathered the storm in the first round by defending a very tight arm triangle choke from the veteran Taitano.
Cali came out strong in the early minutes of the second round throwing some heavy right hands and uppercuts strait Taitano’s jaw but again, the veteran scored another takedown to stop Cali’s momentum.
Ale Cali still looked fresh going into the third round. He started the third period with some feints which obviously entertained fans,he continued to put on relentless pressure to the Guamanian fighter. Cali unleashed some devastating combinations that really hurt Taitano which made the referee decided to stop the fight in the third round. The crowd went nuts after seeing their hometown fighter overwhelmed his very dangerous opponent to become the newest PXC flyweight Champion. Ale Cali also made history by being the first ever homegrown Filipino champion in the PXC.
In the co-main event of the evening, Harris Sarmiento put on good show for the fans by defeating Reign Training Center’s Raja Shippen in the first round.
Here are the official fight results of PXC 29:
Ale Cali def. Jessie Taitano via TKO (punches), round 3
Harris Sarmiento def. Raja Shippen via TKO (punches), round 1
Ryan Biggler def. Dorian Price via Submission (Rear-Naked Choke), round 1
Crisanto Pitpitunge def. Victor Galdon via UD
Roy Boughton def. Ilima Maiava via UD
Jay Tenorio def. Carlo Astudillo via Submission (Guillotine choke), round 2
Troy Bantiag def. Michael Regalado via (Split Decision)
Glen Ranillo def. Jerry Legaspi via Submission (Arm bar), round 2
Eugene Toquero def. Ricky Lucena via TKO (punches) round 1
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