Filipino boxer Astrolabio lined up to face Rigondeaux–report

Vincent Astrolabio (left) could fight Guillermo Rigondeaux next month

Vincent Astrolabio (left) could fight Guillermo Rigondeaux next month. WBO, AFP FILE PHOTOS

MANILA, Philippines—Filipino knockout artist Vincent Astrolabio could get the biggest fight of his career if his team can pull off a date with former bantamweight champion Guillermo Rigondeaux.

As per, plans have been laid out to get Astrolabio (16-3, 12 knockouts) in the ring with Rigondeaux on February 26 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

Astrolabio, who trains at Manny Pacquiao Boxing Gym in Davao, is on a four-fight winning streak all of which ended in a KO.

The 24-year-old’s last fight lasted just a single round when he stopped Jerry Pabila in their super bantamweight eight-rounder.

MP Boxing Gym coach Nonoy Neri believes Astrolabio, who hasn’t fought for a World title in his career, can upset Rigondeaux (20-2, 13 KOs).

“Astrolabio is much younger, has a power…

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