TITLE FIGHT TO HEADLINE PXC-40 IN GUAM!
(PRESS RELEASE) -- Recently crowned PXC Bantamweight Champ,
Tanaka of Japan, will defend his Title for the first time in
hostile territory against rising MMA star from Guam, Kyle Aguon,
on October 25th at the University of Guam Field House in Mangilao,
Aguon earned the right to challenge Tanaka for the belt by
defeating Hawaii’s Russel Doane at PXC-38 in August in a tight
decision, bringing Aguon’s current winning streak to 4 straight. At
24 years old, Aguon has used his sizable frame, reach and strong
grappling to establish himself as the top contender at 135
Tanaka, on the other hand, does not intend on giving up his
belt t yet. At 23 years old, Tanaka is one of Japan’s top young
fighters with an undefeated record of 8 – 0, including impressive
performances against Russel Doane, Caleb
Vallotton, and former Champ, Crisanto
Tanaka (5’5”, 135 lbs) captured the Titel at PXC-36 with a
unanimous decision win over former Filipino champion Crisanto
Pitpitunge in Manila. This will be his second fight on Guam in
his pro career, his first five victories coming in Japan’s Shooto
Tanaka versus Aguon is expected to showcase world-class grappling
and submissions attempts, although both fighters throw heavy
punches and possess knock-out abilities. This main-event will also
be the first PXC title fight in Guam in over a year.
PXC-40 will take place on Friday, October 25th, and will feature a
stacked fight card, with professional MMA matchups showcasing some
of the best fighters from Guam, Hawaii, California and Japan.
Tickets are on sale now for $30 General Admission at 76 Circle K
locations throughout Guam or online via www.tpiguam.com. VIP
tickets are $50 and available at Cars Plus in Maite.
PXC-40 is presented by Miller Lite, Docomo Pacific, and the
stations of KUAM. PXC-40 is also brought to you by Guam Air Guard,
Jeep, Monster Energy, Pacific Islands Club, 76/Circle K, Budget Car
and Truck Rental, Pacific Trucking Guam, Gladiator Crew, and Uno
For more information on PXC-40, check out www.pxc.com.ph or visit
us on Facebook.
About Pacific X-treme Combat (PXC) Pacific X-treme Combat (PXC),
the Asia-Pacific's top MMA organization, returns to Guam for
another huge MMA showcase of talent from the US Territory,
featuring fighters from Guam, Hawaii, California, Korea, and Japan
in a night of professional MMA competition.
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