By Nick Giongco
Jerwin Ancajas is being saved behind closed doorways going into the ultimate days of the Filipino champion’s buildup for his eighth protection of the Worldwide Boxing Federation (IBF) super-flyweight crown on Nov. 2 in Carson, California.
Ancajas dressed up for work Tuesday (Wednesday in Manila) after touchdown within the US late final week and did the skipping rope routine and shadowboxed within the presence of lead coach Joven Jimenez.
Ancajas places the IBF 115-lb throne in opposition to Jonathan Rodriguez of Mexico on the Dignity Well being Sports activities Park and he’s utilizing the remaining days to stay in terrific form and on the similar time do away with extra baggage.
Nutritionist Jeaneth Aro can also be working double time to ensure Ancajas’ weight drops in time for subsequent week’s official weighin.
Helping Jimenez within the day by day routine of watching over the exercise in a rented home in Redondo Seashore is Fernando Parcon and Alvin Go, who additionally serves because the workforce’s official photographer.
To prepare for the hard-hitting Rodriguez, Ancajas spent greater than three months in seclusion in San Antonio, Zambales.
Final Could in Stockton, California, Ancajas knocked out Japanese necessary challenger Ryuichi Funai.
Just a few days in the past, Jimenez checked out the newly-built gymnasium of Marvin Somodio within the hopes of internet hosting Ancajas’ subsequent few coaching periods.
In the meantime, Ancajas obtained his custom-made mouthguard from famend orthodontist Ed Dela Vega, who likewise customizes the mouthpiece of Manny Pacquiao and prime Filipino boxers.
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