THE first of several out-of-town events by the Ultimate Fighting Cock Championships (UFCC) will take place tomorrow at the Lucky Sports Complex in San Pablo City, with its owner Joey delos Santos promising a once-in-a-lifetime experience for the cockfighting community of the province of Laguna.
Up tomorrow is the eighth of 17 legs lined up for the 2016 UFCC Stagwars, jointly sponsored by Thunderbird Platinum, Resorts World – Manila and Solaire Resorts & Casino.
Topping the 7th Leg last October 22 in Las Piñas Coliseum is Ka Luding Boongaling (LB Candelaria) of Candelaria, Quezon who topscored with five points for a solo victory, reportedly, fighting stags from Lino Mariano of Tupi, South Cotabato.
Meanwhile, the battle for the 2016 UFCC Stagfighter of the Year gets tougher with Dori Du/Teng Rañola (Davao), Joey delos Santos (San Roque) and Ricky Magtuto/Willard Ty (Ahluck) tied for first place with 24 points apiece.
In second place with 23 points each are Eric dela Rosa (Polomolok), Arman Santos (Jade Red) and Cong. Peter Unabia (JM Fafafa).
Sharing 3rd spot with 22.5 are Nelson Uy & Dong Chung (Full Force), while tied in fourth are Engr. Sonny Lagon (Blue Blade) and Rey Briones (Tata Rey).
Come November, fights will be held at the Ynares Sports Center set on Nov. 5, 12 & 15, while a Nov. 10 slot is booked at the Biñan Coliseum in Laguna.