ALBERT “Prince” Pagara of the ALA Gym will stake his unbeaten record against Jilo Merlin in the 10-round main event of the ALA- Cobra “Tunay na Lakas” boxing promotion at the Gaisano Country Mall today.
Both Pagara (14W-0L, 10 KOs) and Merlin (12W-14L-2D, 2 KOs) stepped on the scales at 118 pounds during the official weigh-in held yesterday at the fight venue supervised by Glen Agena of GAB-Cebu.
Pagara will be headlining the Sinulog “Free to the Public” Card for a second year in a row. Last year, he stopped Louie Bantigue in three rounds.
Albert is the younger brother of WBO International jr.welterweight titlist Jason Pagara. /Correpsondent Rene Bonsubre