Mark Barriga Filipino Pride Boxer - Advances To Final 16 #London2012

Mark Barriga Advances To Round Of 16

Words of congratulations poured in. The cry for a gold medal goes louder as well as Mark Barriga advances to the Final 16 of Boxing at London 2012 Olympics.

Mark Barriga London Olympics 2012
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Barriga sealed of his victory with 17 to 7 score points against Manuel Cappai of Italy. He now advances to the final 16 of Men's Light Flyweight 49 kgs in the 2012 London Olympic games.

Barriga started strong thus giving the referre no option but to give Manuel cappai a standing eight count because of the punches he receives from Mark Barriga. First round is scored at 5-2. Second round at 4-2 favoring Barriga. The 3rd and final round goes to Mark Barriga as well with a commanding 8-3 score thus sealing a 17-7 victory.

I hope Mark Barriga can make it up to the last minute. I am hoping he can bring home a gold medal for the Philippines.

Congrats Mark Barriga and good luck to your upcoming fights. Go show them how Filipinos fight.!

Pau Gasol - Mark Barriga

By the way, Mark Barriga is a trending topic now on Twitter, July 31, 2012.