Ang Kalatas July 2018 Issue

ANG KALATAS NEWSMAGAZINE Volume 8 Number 10 • JULY 2018 TWO pugilists were out to prove this month in Australia that Filipino fighting prowess came in equal doses for male and female competitors. Both are multi-award-winning boxing champions, the only difference being one holds titles in the amateur ranks, the other in the pros. At press-time, Western Sydney lightweight Jayden Buan, 16, was to take on Canberra’s Dylan Hadley for the 'global' belt at the Roma function centre in Liverpool NSW on Friday, July 6. On Sunday, July 29, Palawan’s Sydney-based Gretchen ‘Chen-Chen’ Abaniel, 23, goes for the World Boxing Organisation (WBO) light-flyweight title against Tenkai Tsunami of Japan in Okinawa, But what about their string of trophies and championships? Full story on page 03 A DOSE OF FILIPINO GENDER EQUALITY