Philippines vs. The World Press-Conference – 09/25/2015


ALA Promotions has teamed up with the Philippines biggest television network, ABS-CBN and TFC (The Filipino Channel) for Philippines vs. The World, a mega boxing event to take place on October 17, 2015 at the StubHub Center in Carson, CA.

With boxers such as Manny Pacquiao and Nonito Donaire opening doors for Filipino boxers everywhere, Pinoy Pride showcases the talents for the rest of the world to see.

Line-up includes the reigning WBO World Jr. Flyweight champion, Donnie “Ahas” Nietes vs. WBO #8 Juan “Pinky” Alejo of Mexico with the co-heeadliners WBO International Super Lightweight champion, Jason “El Nino” Pagara, “Prince” Albert Pagara, and Mark “Magnifico” Magsayo.

Philippines vs The World is to be broadcasted all over the world through TFC in Asia, Europe, and the Middle East and ABS-CBN in the Philippines.

The press-confernce took place on September 25, 2015 in Max’s Restaurant of Glendale, CA.

Hooked on Boxing owner and founder, Ivy Habaradas, had the chance to interview the boxers about their first time being in the U.S. and what it’s like to train at the World Famous Wild Card Gym and training with Boxing Hall of Fame trainer Freddie Roach, promoters on how different it is to put a fight in the U.S. as opposed to the Philippines, and a doctor wo creates mouthguards for boxers.

Watch below:

Interviews with
Michael Aldeguer – CEO of ALA Boxing
Mark “Magnifico” Masayo
Jason “El Nino” Pagara
Albert “Prince” Pagara

Interview with Edito Villamor, Chief Trainer at ALA Boxing

Interview with Dr. Ed de la Vega, who creates mouthguards for FREE for Filipino boxers such as Manny Pacquiao




Photos and videos credit Jhay Oh Otamias and Ed de la Vega of
Thank You to Nerissa Fernandez of ABS-CBN International

Ivy Habaradas
Ivy Habaradas
Owner and founder of Hooked on Boxing. Boxinghead. Nerd. eSports. Aerialist. Forever a USC Trojan.

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