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It was Ambo's second defeat in 12 fights while Sigqibo improved his record to 13-1-1 and retained his World Boxing Organization Inter-Continental super flyweight title.
At the moment, there are four Filipino world champions - WBA welterweight champion Pacquiao, WBA bantamweight ruler Nonito Donaire, Jr., IBF super flyweight beltholder Jerwin Ancajas and WBO minimumweight titlist Vic Saludar.
Veteran boxer Kazuto Ioka of Japan captured the WBO super flyweight championship at the Makuhari Messe Event Hall in Chiba City, Japan on Wednesday after scoring a 10-round TKO win over Aston Palicte of the Philippines.
Filipino boxer Aston Palicte failed in his retry for a World title and lost to Japan's Kazuto Ioka via 10th round technical knockout in their WBO World super flyweight bout Wednesday at Makuhari Messe in Chiba City, Japan.
FILIPINO pride Jerwin Ancajas battered Japanese challenger Ryuichi Funai black and blue to retain his International Boxing Federation (IBF) super flyweight crown on Sunday in Stockton, California.
Each team will comprise 10 men and two women boxers who will compete in featherweight, welterweight, middleweight, super middleweight, heavy weight and super flyweight categories.
Nelson is a former super flyweight Commonwealth champion and shared a Fight of the Year award with Jamie Conlan in May 2016.
Pakistan's sole professional boxer: undefeated hot prospect Mohammad Waseem (4-0, 3KOs): aspires to realize his ultimate goal of becoming the full WBC champion by taking on WBC world super flyweight belt holder Roman 'Chocalatito' Gonzalez in the future.
Butler has been pencilled in to fight unbeaten Khalid Yafai for the British super flyweight title in October but a possible fight with Jamie Conlan for the WBO Inter-Continental super flyweight title is another possibility.
The super flyweight division has limited numbers in Britain and the winner of the fight is likely to be challenging for the British title soon after.
Cabrera will be no easy target as in the past he has matched some of the best fighters in the world, such as WBO Super Flyweight champion Omar Andres Narvaez and WBC Super Flyweight champion Tomas Rojas to come in with an impressive record of 22 wins, four losses and two draws.
McCullough will co-headline the event at Belfast's Waterfront Hall on June 20 alongside newly crowned WBO European super flyweight champion Jamie Conlon.