Rene Catalan unfazed by younger Joshua Pacio: ‘He is only human’

first_imgDon’t miss out on the latest news and information. Matteo Guidicelli had saved up for Sarah G’s ring since 2014? Pacio has had a busy 2019, fighting Yosuke Saruta twice, with the last victory giving him back his title.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next NFL’s biggest star joins growing list of sidelined QBs Becoming his own man LATEST STORIES DTI creates Marahuyo, a luxe Filipino fashion brand for global buyers Ethel Booba on SEA Games cauldron: ‘Sulit kung corrupt ang panggatong’ MOST READ Trending Articles PLAY LIST 00:50Trending Articles02:18Alvarez ready to take risk vs Folayang, looks to end clash by ‘knockout or submission’00:50Trending Articles02:11Makabayan bloc defends protesting workers, tells Año to ‘shut up’03:07PH billiards team upbeat about gold medal chances in SEA Games01:38‘Bato’ to be ‘most effective’ CHR head? It’s for public to decide – Gascon02:07Aquino to Filipinos: Stand up vs abuses before you suffer De Lima’s ordeal01:28Ex-President Noynoy Aquino admits contracting pneumonia00:45Aquino agrees with Drilon on SEA games ‘kaldero’ spending issue Drilon apologizes to BCDA’s Dizon over false claim on designer of P50-M ‘kaldero’ Duterte calls himself, Go, Cayetano ‘the brightest stars’ in PH politics This jewelry designer is also an architect Rene Catalan. Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.netMANILA, Philippines—Rene Catalan is out of the fringes and is now on the cusp of history as he is scheduled to challenge Joshua Pacio for the ONE World strawweight title.Racking up six straight after starting his professional career 0-2 with one no contest, Catalan has the chance to solidify himself as one of the best 125-lb martial artists in the sport.ADVERTISEMENT View comments “I’m one hundred percent focused on getting this belt,” said the 40-year-old Catalan (6-2). “It’s every fighter’s dream to become a World champion. I’m hungry and determined to win the title.”Catalan faces the younger Pacio in main event on November 8 in the same card where Filipino icon Eduard Folayang takes on Mongolia’s Amarsanaa Tsogookhuu.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGreatest ever?SPORTSFormer PBA import Anthony Grundy passes away at 40SPORTSSan Miguel suspends Santos, Nabong, Tubid indefinitely after ‘tussle’ in practice“Joshua Pacio is only human,” said Catalan who founded the Catalan Fighting System. “Just like every other fighter, he has strengths and weaknesses. We’re going to try and deal with that in the fight.”“It all comes down to the game plan we have heading into this. It’s going to be an exciting contest.” Canadian vaping study details danger from ‘popcorn lung’ chemicallast_img read more