Luisito Espinosa attained justice at last when the Court of Appeals ordered that the heirs of his promoter in his 1997 title fight pay.
After 21 years of a boxing career, Luisito Espinosa failed to save enough for his daily living expenses. He ended his career in the year 2005.
The sad part of his career was when his promoter did not pay him in his title fight defense in Coronadal in 1997 against Carlos Rios.
Luisito Espinosa fought for nothing even if he was able to successfully defended his WBC featherweight belt.
10 years past after that fight, Luisito Espinosa was seen in California who was accommodated by a good Filipino. He was working for a big California retail store. He works as a helper piling up carton boxes.
To earn additional income, he also worked as a private boxing trainer. When his visa expired, he went to Hongkong and worked there as a boxing trainer.
Then came the good news. The Court of Appeals ordered recently that the heirs of his promoter Rodolfo Nazario pay him the amount of 130,000 US Dollars. Aside from the principal amount, the promoter’s heirs were also ordered to pay the accumulated interest amounting to 70 million pesos.
Rodolfo Nazario acted as Luisito Espinosa’s promoter in his 1997 fight.
After the series of hardship suffered by Luisito Espinosa, The money supposedly earned by him in 1997 will now bring him a comfortable life.
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