Last two days for World Slasher Cup 2 this weekend
Currently attracting thousands of sabong enthusiasts, the 2019 World Slasher Cup 2 Invitational 9 -Cock Derby enters its last two rounds tomorrow, Saturday, June 1 and on Sunday, June 2 at the historic Smart Araneta Coliseum.
Major sponsors are Thunderbird and Emperador with media partners PitGames Media Inc., TV5’s “All New Tukaan”, ABS-CBN Action + Sports, “Sagupaan,” “Sabong Nation”, “Sabong Pilipinas”, “Bakbakan Na TV”, The Sabong Chronicles, .Journal Group, Pilipino Mirror, Saksi Ngayon and Diaryo Bomba.
Tomorrow’s competitors, with 2, 2.5, 3 and 3.5 points, will have their 4 -cock finals while those with 4, 4.5 and 5 points compete on Sunday (4 -cock grand finals).
“It’s still anybody’s race at this point and a participant can wrest the championship with four more victories,” said Pitgames Media Inc. CEO Manny Berbano.
Rey Briones of Masbate (Green Gold Uno) bagged the solo championship of 2018 World Slasher Cup 2 9 -Cock Derby with only 7.5 points, outsmarting a field of 200 entries. Rey Canedo of Team Excellence, the 2019 WPC 220 K Big Event champion and first timer Henry Tubban of Ilocos banners the grand finalists with five wins apiece from Wednesday’s semi-finals.
Other grand finalists, with four wins each: Doc Ayong Lorenzo/Manny Berbano, Nene Araneta, Felix and RC Gatchalian, Jervy Maglunob, Mauro Prieto/Rey Briones, Emil Tiu, Anthony Lim, Frank Berin, Louie Tulang, Randy Rabadon, Eslabon and Escolin Brothers and Honey Yu.
The champions of this six -day cockfight spectacle being hosted by the Pintakasi of Champions will receive a finely crafted silver cup from the WSC Derby officials and reigning Bb. Pilipinas titlists in an exclusive awarding ceremony in Novotel Manila Araneta Center.
Paying patrons can get their tickets at the TicketNet outlet (Yellow Gate of Araneta Coliseum).