PXC-35: TAIMANGLO SIDELINED WITH INJURY

PXC's Featherweight Champ suffers injury and is forced to pull out of February 16th PXC event.

05 FEBRUARY 2013, PHILIPPINES
Summary
One of the region's sought-after MMA match-ups is on hold. Joe Taimanglo suffers an injury while training with UFC Bantamweight Champion, Dominick Cruz, in San Diego, California. Details on his recovery and next PXC bout are pending.

Earlier today, Pacific X-treme Combat (PXC), announced that the Interim-Bantamweight title bout between Joe “The Juggernaut” Taimanglo and Japan Shooto Champion, Michinori Tanaka is cancelled due to Taimanglo's injury.

“Taimanglo's injury was definitely unexpected but it happens in this business. We wish him a speedy recovery. We will continue to move forward and give PXC fans great matchups. Michinori Tanaka will stay busy with PXC and will move to our March 8th event in Guam, fighting newly-signed Bantamweight, Caleb "The Original" Vallotton, hailing from Reign MMA in California. Vallotton is a training partner of UFC star Mark Munoz, one of the top Middleweights in the world," said EJ Calvo, PXC CEO and Promoter.

Vallotton is no push over as he's been on a 3-fight win streak since 2011 and will be a good test for the undefeated Tanaka. Most of his wins are due to his wrestling, a skill he has honed with UFC Filipino-American star, Mark Munoz. Vallotton's tremendous mental and physical tougness will be a perfect match to Tanaka's tenacity.

Calvo further exclaimed, "We are confident that our next 2 shows will continue drawing bigger crowds. Fans will enjoy watching their favorite PXC fighters and get a chance to see new stars from across the globe! Our fight cards are one of the best in the industry, matching some of the most skilled fighters against each other as they climb the rankings.”

PXC-35 is presented by San Mig Strong Ice and Sports 5. With special thanks to E-Games, Fitness First, FHM Philippines, FHM.com.ph, Premiere Condoms, Healthway Agility Phil, Beer Below Zero, Eden NightClub, Real Sports Radio, and Loqal.ph.

For more information on PXC, check out www.pxc.com.ph or www.facebook.com/pxcmma.

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"“Taimanglo's injury was definitely unexpected but it happens in this business. We wish him a speedy recovery. We will continue to move forward and give PXC fans great matchups. Michinori Tanaka will stay busy with PXC and will move to our March 8th event in Guam, fighting newly-signed Bantamweight, Caleb "The Original" Vallotton, hailing from Reign MMA in California. Vallotton is a training partner of UFC star Mark Munoz, one of the top Middleweights in the world," said EJ Calvo, PXC CEO and Promoter." EJ Calvo
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About Pacific X-treme Combat

Pacific X-treme Combat (PXC) was established in 2004 in the US island territory of Guam, and since then, has set the region on fire showcasing the highest level of MMA action on a consistent basis. Owned and operated by the Calvo family, PXC has produced over 40 professional events and 50 amateur shows in Guam and the Philippines, where PXC events consistency records over 700,000 viewers during live broadcasts, and thousands more during online stream.