boxing & kickboxing

Michael Dasmarinas ready to battle Karim Guerfi for an IBO world title at ‘Roar of Singapore IV’

Michael Dasmarinas

Michael Dasmarinas

03 MARCH 2018 – MANILA, PHILIPPINES: Filipino boxer Michael “Gloves on Fire” Dasmarinas, is ready to battle French boxer Karim Guerfi on April 20, 2018 for Ringstar’s “Roar of Singapore IV: Night of Champions.”  At stake is an International Boxing Organization (IBO) world title belt.

Dasmarinas went to Japan for over a month to train with top coaches, who were former world boxing champions themselves.  He is currently ranked by World Boxing Councul (WBC) 12th while his French opponent is ranked 4th.

“Ito na yun pagkakataon ko na makuha ko yun pinaghirapan ko (This is my chance to reap the benefits of all my hard work),” Dasmarinas said. “At ginagawa ko lahat ng makakaya ko sa training para makuha natin ang panalo na ito, para sa bansa ito (And I am doing my best in training so I can get this win for the country).”

Filipino boxing legends Manny Pacquiao and Gerry Penalosa have expressed support for Dasmarinas. This inspired Dasmarinas even more to fight at “Roar of Singapore IV: Night of Champions.”

“Nakakalakas ng loob (It gives me more confidence),” Dasmarinas said. “Excited na ako lumaban, at sana po pagpatuloy nyo akong pagdasal, para makuha natin ang tagumpay. Gagawin natin lahat ng makakaya natin para manalo, para sa bansa ito. (I am excited to fight.  I ask everyone to pray for me to get this win.  I will do everything I can to win.  This is for the country).”

Sponsors and partners of “Roar of Singapore IV: Night of Champions” include Roomaif International and Alexandre Christie. Tickets are now available at  

Ticket prices for VVIP tables at SGD 5,000, with early bird rates at SGD 4,000, up to March 20, 2018.  This includes a 4-course dinner with free-flowing wine and beer, VVIP gift bag which includes Ringstar shirts, corporate branding on the table, half-page ad in the fight program, exclusive VIP entrance and red-carpet access and photo opportunities with top celebrities and world-renowned athletes.

Category 1 Seats are at SGD 48 with early bird rates at SGD 38 while Stadium Seats are at SGD 38 with early bird rates at SGD 28.

Promo code “RINGSTAR” will entitle ticket buyers 50% off the rates, over and above the early bird rate, (for tickets only). For more information on promo codes and ‘RoarofSG4’, please visit 

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