(MAR 17) Corpuz Promotions
returned to the Toppenish Community Center in Toppenish, WA,
last Saturday night with a nine bout Pro-Am card. Playing to a
packed house, the show featured two entertaining amateur women's
bouts. The local fight crowd has become very supportive of
women's boxing and came out to support two of their favorite
The well experienced and always
entertaining Siagigi Hintsatake, of Warm Springs, Oregon,
claimed her second victory over Toppenish's own Jasmine Wong in
a three round bout. Hintsatake set the pace early as she pressed
her opponent from the outset, swinging away with hard, looping
shots. She quickly put her opponent on the defensive with a few
well placed overhand rights.
Hintstake (in the Blue) lands a body shot...
While Wong made the fight
competitive, engaging her opponent in close, she never seemed to
initiate the action and was left trying to counter her
opponent's momentum. Hintsatake maintained an aggressive tempo
and controlled most of the fight with solid aggression. In the
end all three judges saw the fight for Hintsatake. The Oregon
native continues to make new fans in the Central Washington
state region with her aggressive style and fighting tenacity.
Yallup (orange top) Lands Her Right....
Local favorite Nakota Yallup
added another win to her amateur record as she stopped Brittney
Aleck in the second round. Yallup took control of the fight from
the start, pressing forward and landing at will against Aleck.
In the second round Aleck took a series of unanswered
combinations, forcing the referee to wisely stop the fight.
Yallup looked like a much more improved version since the last
time she fought at the venue. Plans are to feature her again in
In the evening's main event, local fan favorite Randell Corpuz
(5-2-1 2KO's 140 lbs.) kept his winning streak alive as he
claimed a tougher than expected unanimous decision win over Ryan
Phillips(0-1 140 lbs.). Corpuz came out strong in the opening
round, pressing the action and bringing the fight to his taller
opponent. Phillips, an MMA fighter making his pro debut in the
professional boxing ranks, responded well, firing back with
hard, looping shots in close, giving the crowd some wild
Corpuz took a measured approach in the second round, pressing
with a more methodical attack. Stepping in behind his jab, he
capitalized on his opponents large target area, landing hard
shots to the body. This forced Phillips to drop his hands more
often, giving Corpuz more openings to land his power shots
upstairs. In the final seconds of the round a quick left hook
sent Phillips to the canvass.
Phillips did not appear to be badly hurt by the late round
knockdown, but that didn't stop Corpuz from going for the
knockout as soon as the third round began. From the outset he
stormed at Philips, drilling him along the ropes with wild three
and four punch combinations. Phillips proved his fighting heart,
though, fighting back with ferocity. Although he was out-landed
in most, if not all exchanges, he made the one sided round a
Corpuz finished out the fight in dominating fashion, pressing
the very tired Phillips and landing every time he stepped in
close. The final tallies read 40-35, 40-36 and 39-34 all for
Corpuz, who now ups his winning streak to three straight.
The win, although harder than expected, was a good one for the
developing young fighter. It had been some time since someone
had forced him into a good, tough scrap and he responded with
intelligence and measured aggression. He is clearly improving
his skill level in the gym. He is set to fight again on April
Six other amateur bouts rounded out the under card.
In a wild swinging heavyweight match-up that left most of the
near sell-out crowd screaming, Jordan Gregg took a unanimous
decision win over Jesus Chavez. The fight quickly erupted in the
first round as both fighters stepped in close and engaged in
fierce back-and-forth exchanges. The fight quickly turned into a
phone booth type of fight as Gregg began to press his way in
close. The range clearly benefited the shorter Gregg as he not
only got in close enough to be more effective with his punches,
but also stifled his taller opponent's power. A hard right
dropped Chavez mid-way through the round. After the referee
allowed the action to resume, Gregg quickly closed the distance
and dropped his opponent once again, this time with a sharp left
hook. Chavez made it out of the round swinging back at his
oncoming opponent. The fight continued at a wild pace, with both
men having their moments, but it was Gregg that landed with more
effective power shots at a more consistent pace. The final 30
seconds turned into an all-out brawl as both stood along the
ropes trading wildly, leaving the crowd in a frenzy. All three
judges saw the fight for Gregg by scores of 30-27, 30-27 and
The most impressive amateur performance of the night belonged to
Warm Springs, Oregon's KC Jensen. The young upstart displayed
solid boxing skills in what most thought was a clear shutout
victory over Blaine Wheeler. Jensen used a solid jab and quick
lateral movement to control the fight from range for most of the
three round affair. When the opportunity presented itself he
would step in close, land a quick combination and then pivot out
of the pocket before his opponent could respond with anything of
consequence. Although Wheeler gave a good account of himself,
pressing forward and giving a solid effort, it was all Jensen as
he easily dominated the fight. Two judges had the fight 30- 27
for Jensen while one judge scored the fight a head-scratching
29-28 for Wheeler.
In a three round heavyweight match-up, JB Wong scored a three
round split decision over Arnold Aleck. Wong employed a sporadic
attack for most of the fight, staying on the outside and
stepping in on occasion to land when the opportunity presented
itself. Aleck pressed forward for most of the fight, throwing
hard shots when he did so, but the difference in hand speed
favored Wong and he was able to land first and more often. One
judge scored the bout 29-28 for Aleck, while the other two had
it for Wong with scores of 29-28 and 30-27.
Wingush Migwans used his greater wingspan to secure a unanimous
decision over Tyrone Lawrence in another heavyweight amateur
match-up. Migwans kept the fight at range for the most part and
controlled the action with a stiff jab and good follow through.
The final tallies read 30-27, 29-28, and 30-27
Young novice Omar Chavez used his jab and a good work rate to
win his bout against Jonah Goudy. The two youngsters engaged in
an entertaining bout, both giving a great account of themselves.
In another entertaining bout between youngsters, Maximus Corpuz
won a unanimous decision over David Twinn in a 70 lbs. match.
Corpuz pressed for most of the fight and enjoyed a strong
hometown support from the many in the crowd that cheered him on.
Corpuz Promotions' next show will take place April 26th at the
White Swan Pavilion in White Swan, WA.