Elimination survivors reach World Slasher Cup 2022 semis

The first day of the 3-cock semi-finals of this year’s World Slasher Cup 9-Cock Invitational Derby is happening on Wednesday, March 23, at the historic Smart Araneta Coliseum for entries that scored flawless wins in the elimination round.

Among the top fighters battling it out in the semi-finals are Engr. Mark Anthony Acebedo, Jun Topacio and Padz Barr, Iking Araneta, Doc Eddie Boy Cheng, Patrick Antonio, and RQP, all with 2-0 records each after the elimination round.

Another entry of RQP also scored 1.5 points, while the entries of Rudy Reyes, Kulit Alcala, Capt. Luis Tapia, Tony Marfori, Efren Canlas at Tony Boy Jr., Mayor Boyet Joson, Johnny Moore and John Seiner, James Uy and Papa Bravo, Raymond Velayo and Lito Cay, TJ Marquez, and Nene Araneta, all with 1-1 records each.

The winners of the semi-finals will move on to the four-cock pre-finals on March 27, and then to the grand finals on March 28 wherein a new World Slasher Cup champion will be crowned.

This year’s WSC has only a total of 66 entries. There are 35 fights scheduled for the second day of the elimination round on Tuesday night.

The 2022 WSC is made possible by Thunderbird, Emperador, Petron, Asiawide Negrense Construction Corporation, Tempo, and Pilipino Mirror.

Fans who wish to witness the action live at the Smart Araneta Coliseum may get their tickets at Ticketnet or at www.worldslashercup.ph.