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Mendoza faces Anwar in Dubai Oct. 9

Orthodox boxer JR “Buakaw” Mendoza of Koronadal City will fight welterweight Faizan Anwar of India on Oct. 9 at The Rotunda of Caesars Palace in Bluewaters, Dubai.

It will be Mendoza’s comeback fight since he won his last bout against Elmer Legaria of Sarangani via a knockout in the 3rd round last Aug. 14, 2015, at SM City Annex in Davao City.

The 31-year-old Mendoza has 11 wins with five knockouts against 19 losses. Anwar, on the other hand, only has a record of three wins with three knockouts.

Azarenka beats Serena
to battle Osaka in final

Victoria Azarenka came from behind to stun Serena Williams in a three-set thriller and reach the US Open final yesterday.

The unseeded Belarusian fought back to overcome Williams, seeded third, 1-6, 6-3, 6-3 in 1hr 56min under the roof of Arthur Ashe Stadium.

Azarenka will now play Naomi Osaka of Japan in tomorrow’s final.


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