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08th Jun 2015

The New Pacquiao? Filipino boxer knocks out opponent inside two rounds

He Pacs a punch...


The comparisons with Manny Pacquiao are inevitable, but Filipino boxer Ian Clark Bautista looks like he could be one to watch.

Aged just 20, Bautista booked his place in the gold medal match at the South East Asian Games with a second round knockout against opponent Thongbang Seauphom of Laos.

The flyweight went for his opponent from the get-go, grinding Seauphom down before sending him to the floor with a powerful left hook less than two minutes into the second round.

Pacquiao’s first major world title was at flyweight back in 1998, and he won multiple title fights before moving up to super bantamweight.

While it will be a tough task for Bautista to match his compatriot’s record, he seems set for an impressive career in the sport.

You can watch the entire fight here…