THE biggest names in cockfighting -- Charlie “Atong” Ang, Sonny Lagon, Gerry Ramos, Gov. Eddiebong Plaza and RJ Mea -- will again headline the “2019 World Pitmasters Cup 9-Cock International Derby” scheduled later this month.
Billed as the most-awaited cockfightting event this year, the World Pitmasters Cup 9-Cock International Derby is set Jan. 17-26 at the Newport Performing Arts Theater of Resorts World Manila.
A guaranteed prize of P 15,000,000 and trophy awaits the winner of the big-time derby, which has P88,000.00 pot money for a minimum bet of P 55,000.00.
The 2-cock eliminations will be held on Jan. 17 and 18, followed by a one-day rest.
On Jan. 20, it will be the “USA vs. Philippines 25-Cock Main & 6-Cock Big Event”. The coming Pacquiao-Broner title fight will also be promoted during the derby.
Meanwhile, the 3-Cock semis (Set A & B ) will be held on Jan.21 and 22 followed by another one-day rest.
The 4 Cock Pre-Finals (3 & 3.5 points) are scheduled on Jan. 24, while the much-awaited 4-Cock Grand Finals (4, 4.5 & 5 points) are set on Jan. 26.
Derby sponsors are Charlie “Atong” Ang, Engr. Sonny Lagon, Gerry Ramos, Gov. Eddiebong Plaza and Mr. RJ Mea.
Also supporting the World Pitmasters Cup 9-Cock International Derby are Eric Dela Rosa. Thunderbird, VNJ, Thor, Experto, BMEG and Resorts World Manila.