Orcollo ready for war against Souquet

Manila, Philippines---WORLD NO.1 and World 8-ball Champion Dennis "Robocop" Orcollo insists he is ready for war when he goes up against World Pool Masters ruler Ralf "Kaiser" Souquet of Germany in the Philippine Bigtime Billiards (PBB) Face Off Series kicks off on November 5, Saturday at the Pagcor Airport Casino in Parañaque City.

"I have to train hard for this fight, to give my best, and to give a good show," said Orcollo, top player of Bugsy Promotions who lost to Souquet, 8-5, in the World Pool Masters finals last month in Manila.

Souquet, former world 8-ball and 9-ball champion, will be arriving on November 2 in time for a press conference at the Billiards Managers and Players Association of the Philippines headquarters in Quezon City.

"I will do my very best," said Souquet.

The PBB Face Off is a joint undertaking of Mega Sports World and BRKHRD Corp in close cooperation with PAGCOR, PCSO, ACCEL, Diamond Table, Predator cues, Simonis cloth, San Miguel Beer Pale Pilsen, Malungai Life Oil, I-Bar, Human Plus Probiotics, Golden Leaf Restaurant, Hermes Sports, Billiards Managers and Players Association of the Philippines (BMPAP) with the Philippine Star as the official media partner.

A race-to-9 10-ball affair, the Face Off is set to give Philippine billiards another milestone as the first to be aired worldwide through the Internet at www.megasportsworld.com and Solar Sports, Sky Channel 70 and Destiny Channel 34 every Saturday.

The Orcollo-Souquet match will usher in a series of challenge matches being put up by Mega Sports World and BRKHRD Corp.

Other matches pitted Carlo Biado vs Souquet (Nov.12), Ronato Alcano vs Daryl Peach of Great Britain (Nov.19) and Francisco "Django" Bustamante vs Peach (Nov.26).