17 entries enter WSC 1 grand finals

Seventeen entries will advance to the 4-cock grand finals of this year’s World Slasher Cup 1 9-Cock Invitational Derby after scoring impressive wins in the elimination and semi-final round.

The much-awaited 4-cock grand finals is scheduled on February 1 at the historic Smart Araneta Coliseum.

Leading the competition are Ayong Lorenzo, Neil Figueroa, PADZBARR, and Albert Dichavez, all with 5-0 record each having won the 2-cock elimination and 3-cock semi-finals with no losses.

Right behind them are sabong legend Biboy Enriquez, Ito Ynares/Patrick Mallare/R. Medina, John Seiner/Johnny Moore, Sheila Adajar, Jonjon Alegre, M. Pua/ L. Montenegro, Antonio/William, Danny Lim, Tom Hernandez, Justin Berin/Jeremy Berin, and Mario Siochi Jr., who scored 4 points each at the end of the first day of the semi-final round last Saturday night.

Other top fighters will also advance to the pre-finals on January 31 for those with 2, 2.5, 3, and 3.5 points. Just some of the names on the pre-finals list are Mheng Melendres/Romel Magwili, Jerry Celeste/Raul Panizal, Roming Edano, Edel Chua/Jojo Marasigan/Mike Versoza, Don King, Lowell Kaw, Rafik Hussin/CF Hussin, Precious Grace Labios/Ruel Ola, Francis “Iskul” Juan, Belle Almojera, Pol Estrellado, Doni/A1RC, Edgardo Go/Dennis Lumpay, Butch Cambra/John Flores/Julius De Gusman, Oliver Chili/Frangran, Enrique M. Bugarin Valley Golf Antipolo, Tony Aleria/Harold, Ellan Nagano/Chris Prater, Ernesto Mercado, Bong Aspe, Jun Manguera/Raul Panizal/Fred Bernardino, Manny Gragasin, Dodoy Diaz/James Atienza/Ed Rolex, Miggy Arayata, Gerome David/Marc Cruz, Gary Tubianosa/Jay Soria/Nelson Garcia, Toto Gregore/Dennis Lumpay, James Uy/Papa Bravo, Biboy Geroge Goitia, E. Azotea/Jovin Aguilar/J. Bacar/B. Joson/R. Facundo, Roger Jamisola/Michael M., Rocky Sarmento, Frank Berin/Greg Berin, Adrian Manalansan, Welfredo Sembrano Jr., and Patrick Antonio/Tony Antonio.

Meanwhile, another 62 entries will battle it out in tonight’s second day of the semifinal round led by led by Patrick Antonio, Nene Araneta, Ayong Lorenzo/Ronald Barandino, Albert Dichavez, Cesar Ancayan/Kevin Lugon, Erlim Azotea/Boyet Jullada/Joven Aguilar, Antonio Celedio Jr., Ronnie Perez, Tony Marfori/Nelson Mantes, Nyok/Tony, Jonel Cruz/Dominic Camu/Joe Alimbuyuguen, Guam Group, Ahjo Dimaano/Vince EMC Gobon, William Mamba/Michael Masburn, Jeff Hapon/Wilfredo Aga, Jonarie Fortaleza/Robert Santiago, Walter Ozaeta/ Art De Castro, Ito Ynares, and Allan Villegas/Obet Bello, all with 2-0 records each after the elimination round.

The 2023 World Slasher Cup 1 is made possible by Thunderbird, Emperador, and Petron, with media partners Tempo and Pilipino Mirror.