In the co-main event, Vincent Astrolabio stays as the WBO oriental bantamweight titlist
after a fifth-round knockout of fellow Filipino Kevin Asiniero.
Then, former WBC superflyweight titlist
Carlos Cuadras' name came up.
The 2004 Olympic silver medalist rose to become a unified titlist
in the 140-lb division while training alongside Pacquiao under Hall of Fame trainer Freddie Roach.
"It's so special because I established a new record of being the oldest Masters champion," said Nepomuceno, so far the only four-time Bowling World Cup men's titlist
who carried the colors of PRIMA and Philippine Bowling Federation in the star-studded event.
Meanwhile, Walsh has vowed to finish the job against Bulgaria's former World elite titlist
Stamira Petrova in today's 57kg gold medal match.
But Choo Tze Huang could wrest the lead at resumption of play early on Tuesday after the former Singapore amateur titlist
fired a bogey-free five-under card with three holes to play.
Former Xterra world champion Ben Allen, also a regular campaigner in local triathlon, joins fellow Australian Tim Reed, the world titlist
in 2016, Mexico's Mauricio Mendez and Bradley Weiss of South Africa, the Xterra world champions in 2016 and 2017, respectively, and three-time Ironman winner Craig Alexander in the elite division of the event backed by title sponsor Alveo, an AyalaLand company.
The 23-year-old faces British titlist
Sam Sexton, who clinched his 24th win from 27 fights in the paid ranks by outpointing Gary Cornish for the vacant strap last October.
The 5-foot-4, 16-year-old aspires to become a four-time sectional champion and the Division 2 state titlist
. He is the son of Eileen and Joe Cozzolino of Southboro.
Baghdatis will now have ten days to shake off the injury and prepare himself for another 500-series event, the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championship, while Berdych, the recent Montpellier titlist
, will now take on Italian Andreas Seppi, who beat Philipp Kohlschreiber of Germany 6-4, 6-2 in his second round encounter, in the quarter-finals.
That paved the way for Green (29-1, 20 KOs), 30, to go directly into Group Stage 2 of the modified round-robin tournament that includes five other top super middleweights: titlists
Andre Ward and Carl Froch, former titleholder Mikkel Kessler, former middleweight titlist
Arthur Abraham and 2004 US Olympic bronze medallist Andre Dirrell.
The Dane knocked out defending titlist
Eidy Moya of Venezuela on Friday, in the ninth round, to become WBA world champion.