Dave Apolinario Scores Thrilling Knockout Victory over Tanes Onjuntas

Dave Apolinario Scores Thrilling Knockout Victory over Tanes Onjuntas

In a stunning display of resilience and skill, former IBO flyweight champion Dave Apolinario delivered a remarkable comeback knockout against Tanes Onjuntas of Thailand in a thrilling non-title fight at the Korakuen Hall in Tokyo.

The 26-year-old Apolinario, who relinquished his IBO crown in pursuit of a major title, faced adversity early in the third round when he was caught with a powerful right cross from his opponent. Despite being momentarily shaken, Apolinario showcased his fighting spirit and refused to back down. As the round progressed, an accidental clash of heads left Onjuntas with a significant cut over his left eye, adding to the drama of the bout.

Undeterred by the setback, Apolinario seized control of the fight in the fourth round, unleashing a ferocious assault on his opponent. With precision and power, Apolinario landed a devastating uppercut that sent Onjuntas crashing to the canvas, unable to continue the fight. The electrifying knockout victory showcased Apolinario’s resilience and determination, solidifying his status as a force to be reckoned with in the flyweight division.

Apolinario, representing Sanman Boxing, improved his undefeated record to 20-0 with 14 knockouts, further cementing his reputation as one of the most promising talents in the sport. With his sights set on the IBF title, Apolinario’s impressive performance has positioned him as a formidable contender in the competitive world of boxing.

Meanwhile, Onjuntas, with a record of 12-2-6, faced disappointment in defeat but demonstrated his toughness and skill throughout the contest. Despite the setback, Onjuntas remains a respected competitor in the flyweight division, and his resilience in the ring was commendable.