Milan “Method Man” Melindo is coming off a title belt win in the WBO international flyweight class and is undefeated in 29 bouts but faces what could be his most dangerous opponent yet in Juan “El Gallo” Francisco Estrada who holds the title belts of the WBA super world flyweight and WBO flyweight classes. Estrada and Melindo will meet to determine the WBO flyweight and WBA super world flyweight titles on July 27 in Macao at the Venetian Casino and Resort.
The 25 year old Melindo has a record of 29 wins with 0 losses and has scored 12 knockout wins with the Boxing odds for his career. He hails from the Philippines and stands at 5 feet 2 inches tall.
Melindo defeated Tommy Seran on April 6 in a technical knockout in round 4 of a scheduled 10 round bout that took place at the Venetian in Macao.
On September 22, 2012 Melindo scored a MD win in the 12th round of a scheduled 12 round bout against Jean Piero Perez for the WBO international flyweight title that took place in the Philippines.
On June 6, 2012 Melindo scored a technical knockout win in the 1st round of a scheduled 12 round bout against Jesus Geles for the vacant WBO international flyweight title that took place in the Philippines.
Juan Francisco Estrada
The 23 year old Estrada is from Mexico and has a career record of 24 wins and 2 losses. He has never been knocked out and has 18 knockout wins in his career. He stands at 5 feet 4 inches tall with an orthodox stance.
He is coming off a split decision win in a 12 round bout against Brian Viloria for the WBA super world flyweight and WBO flyweight titles that took place on April 6 at the Venetian in Macao.
On November 17, 2012 Estrada scored a unanimous decision loss for the WBA world light flyweight title against Roman Gonzalez in a 12 round bout that took place at the Los Angeles Sports Arena.
Estrada won his previous 5 bouts before that defeat.