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 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
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 work as
a helper piling up carton boxes.
To earn additional income, he also worked as a private boxing
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 was also ordered to pay the accumulated
interest amounting to 70 million pesos.
Rodolfo Nazario acted as Luisito Espinosa’s promoter in his
After the series of hardship suffered by Luisito Espinosa,
The money supposedly earned by him in 1997 will now bring
him a comfortable life.