A total of eighteen entries will battle it out in the 4-cock grand finals of this year’s second edition of World Slasher Cup 9-Cock Invitational Derby on Tuesday, May 30, at the historic Smart Araneta Coliseum.
Leading the competition are Pablito Gregore, Joseph Panganiban, and Nene Araneta who scored 4.5 points at the end of the semi-final round.
Right behind them are Nelson Baccay/RB, Eddie Gonzales, Pol Estrellado/PJ Estrellado, Fiscal Moises Villanueva, Jon Jon Cano, Roger Vibal/Jun Durano, Toto Lito Cay, Joel Lustria, Domino Valera, Tata Gov/Tata Rey, Alan Arandia/Allen Amador/Teng Ranola, Daday Siochi/Raymond Dela Cruz, Frank/Guam Boys/Joey Melendres, and BebotUy/Patrick Antonio; with 4-1 record each.
Participants with 2, 2.5, 3, and 3.5 points will also clash in the pre-finals on May 29, Monday. Top fighters competing in the pre-finals are Dennis Lumpay/Toto Gregore, Anthony Garcia, Teddy Tumang, Carlos Tumpalan, JDC, Ito Ynares, Joseph Labrador, JOF, Dell Geroy/Daday Siochi, Roger Jamisola/Michael Manoguid/AMCC, Danny Lim/Daddy Ortee, Danny Lim/Adrian Manalansan, Don Destura/Antonio Burburan, Adrian Salceda/BGC, James Uy, Marlon De Torres/Atty. Art De Castro, Abe Rosales/Alex Ruiz/Atty. Art De Castro,Jess Floro/Capt. Raul Panizal, Dr. Belle Almojera, Bob Prince/Clyde Formilleza, Mike Romulo/TonioPatty/Owen Medina, Eric Pineda/Jonnel Cruz, JonnelCruz/Ronnie Pastor/Tong, Tata Gov/TRB, Jon Jon Alegre, Allan Villegas/Obet Bello, Doc Eddie Boy Cheng/Atty. Tubban/Jun Durano, Jonathan Allen MC Gee/Mark Edward Gutierrez/Daryl V, Aurelio F. Yee/Magno Lim, Frank Berin/Greg Berin, Jeremy Berin/Justin Berin, and Manny Pua/Doc Montenegro.
Other top fighters on the pre-finals list are Ka Pikoy, Antonio Celedio Jr., DonDon Hain, Philip Jimenez, James Sevilla/Jiro Sevilla, Boy Palo Ay, Edwin Santiago/Engr. Joven Duque, Ricky Magtuto, Ernesto Mercado/Lito Orillaza, Thirdy/RDC/Bembem, Atty. Manny Gragasin, Tony Marfori, Gaddiel Malinay/Carlos Timbol, Benjie Baguio/Roy Sarosa/Joey Sy, Donie/RC Pakyaw, TL Medina/Ito Ynares/Patrick Mallare, Albert Dichavez, Claude Bautista, Jojo Alcovendas, Nlo Lizares, Adrian Salceda/BGC, Vincent Violago/Vom Violago/Manny Ocang, Doc AyongLorenzo/Jojo Bacar, Jimmy Junsay/Dennis Reyes/Bobbi, Biboy Enriquez, Boyet, Dean, and Beng Joson/AmangTagalog/Joel Facundo, and Doc Eddie Boy Cheng/ApiYao/RSC/Jun Durano.
Fans who wish to witness the action live at the Smart Araneta Coliseum may get their tickets at Ticketnet or at www.worldslashercup.ph.