Apolinario Number 1 world-ranked flyweight Dave Apolinario (19-0 13KO) arrives in Tokyo for a highly-anticipated bout against Tanes Ongjunta

Apolinario arrives in Japan

February 20, 2024 People's Tonight 164 views

TOKYO — Dave “Doberman” Apolinario, the number 1 world ranked flyweight, has arrived in Tokyo, Japan, ahead of his much-anticipated bout against Tanes Ongjunta (12-1 6KO) scheduled to take place on February 22 at the Korakuen Hall.

This match-up is set to captivate boxing enthusiasts worldwide and promises to be an electrifying contest between two prestigious athletes.

Apolinario, accompanied by his trainer Ronerex Dalut (2022 trainer of the year awardee), and the Sanman Boxing team represented by managers Mike Pelayo, Jim Claude Manangquil and John Ray Manangquil.

Expressing his gratitude for the support received, Apolinario stated, “I want to thank everybody that helped me, Sanman boxing and Ohashi Promotions for the opportunity. Ongjunta is a very tactical fighter, but I’ve trained really hard for this fight. I very excited to make a statement to the boxing community that I’m ready for a world title.”