World champion Jerwin Ancajas, born with the power of Manny Pacquiao,
runs for miles on jungle-like mountain paths three hours from Metro Manilla.
He trains at his Camp Survival on a ring with a blue MP Promotions tarp over
the top of cement blocks on the dirt.
“I fight for the glory of the Philippines,” Ancajas said. “Manny helps me.
He talks to me.”
“Jerwin is very, very exciting. He can really punch too,” said Hall of Fame
promoter of Top Rank
Ancajas is making his way to the USA. He will first be in Los Angeles
and will shake out there on Friday, January 26. Then he proceeds to
Corpus Christi, Texas for Top Rank’s fight week.
Jerwin Ancajas, 26-1-1, 18 KOs, defends his IBF world junior bantamweight
title vs challenger Israel Gonzalez, 20-1, 8 KOs, of Mexico, on a Top Rank/ESPN
title card on Feb 3 at the American Bank Center. World Champion
Gilberto ‘Zurdo’ Ramirez, 36-0, 24 KOs, of Matzatlan, defends vs challenger
Habib Ahmed, 22-0-1, 17 KOs, of Accra, Ghana.