All set for the January 2019 World Pitmasters Cup 9-Cock International Derby

Final preparations for the most competitive gamefowl event in the Philippines, the World Pitmasters Cup (WPC) 9-Cock International Derby, are now underway after a successful Press Conference held at the Vestibule of the Newport Performing Arts Theater of Resorts World Manila last Monday, January 7, 2019.

Participants of the 2019 World Pitmasters Cup 9-Cock International Derby

Hosted by Charlie “Atong” Ang, Gerry Ramos, Engr. Sonny Lagon, RJ Mea, Agusan Del Sur Gov. Eddiebong Plaza and assisted by Eric dela Rosa, the January edition of the WPC will be held from January 17 to 26, 2019 at Resorts World Manila.

January 17 and 18 are dates reserved for the 2-Cock Elimination Rounds while January 21 and 22 are for the 3-Cock Semifinals. January 24 is the Pre-Final Round for qualifiers with 3 and 3.5 aggregate points and January 26 is the Grand Finals for entries with 4,4.5 and 5 points.

On Sunday, January 20, cockfighting aficionados will be treated to a free live pay-per-view broadcast of the Manny Pacquiao vs. Adrien Broner WBA Welterweight title bout. This will be a prelude to the highly anticipated USA vs. Philippines 25-Cock Main, wherein an all-star selection from the United States led by Bruce Brown and other American cockers will go up against the best of the Philippines led by Charlie “Atong” Ang and the Pitmasters promoters’ group. This will coincide with a one day 6-Cock, 220 k Pot Big Event hosted by Mr. Joey and Buboy Delos Santos.

Sanctioned by the Games and Amusements Board, this seven-day cocking spectacle is co-presented by Resorts World Manila and sponsored by Thunderbird, VNJ Distributors, Thor MD, Experto Gamefowl Products, Inc., Excellence Poultry and Livestock Specialist and B-MEG Integra.

Additional information is available on the World Pitmasters Cup International Derby Facebook page or through cellphone number 0927-8419979. — Press Release/World Pitmasters Cup, The Sabong Chronicles

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