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'Django' to avenge 'Bata' Reyes' loss to Ko Pin-Yi

FORMER World 9-Ball Champion Francisco “Django” Bustamante seeks revenge against Taiwanese ace Pin Yi Ko when the Philippine Bigtime Billiards (PBB) Face Off Series resumes on Saturday, February 25 at the Pagcor Airport Casino in Parañaque City. Ko defeated Bustamante’s Puyat Sports stablemate double world champion Efren “Bata” Reyes, 4-9, in the last weekend PBB Face Off Series dubbed as Philippines versus Asia.
“This time I will not disappoint my countrymen. I’m ready” said the Tarlac City native Bustamante. “Igaganti ko si pareng Efren (Reyes) kay Ko,” added the 48-year-old Bustamante, who beat 2007 World 9-ball champion Britain’s Daryl “The Dazzler” Peach, 9-8, in November’s PBB Face Off Series. Sports Betting at MegaSportsWorld favors Ko against Bustamante as of Thursday. A $1-bet on Ko would win $1.55. A $1-bet on Bustamante would win $2.02 in this race-to-9, 10-ball affair, winner’s break format event jointly organized by the Mega Sports World and BRKHRD Corp.
The match will be aired live over Solar Sports, Sky Channel 70 and Destiny Channel 34. It will also be aired worldwide through the Internet at www.megasportsworld.com and www.philippinebigtimebilliards.com.
Sorsogon Province Sports Patron Philip Escudero of Malungai Life Oil, brother of Senator Chiz Escudero said ” I never imagine how hard and intense the game of billiards is, till i became involve in the sport. Government should seriously look into its development.”
The PBB Face Off Series, joint undertaking of Mega Sports World and BRKHRD Corp., and organized in cooperation with Sorsogon Province Sports Patron Philip Escudero of Malungai Life Oil, brother of Senator Chiz Escudero, Hermes Sports Bar, I-Bar, Golden Leaf Restaurant, Bugsy Promotions, Mandarin Sky Sea Food Restaurant, Billiards Managers and Players Association of the Philippines (BMPAP) with The Philippine Star as official media partner.

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