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.
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.