The Battle Is On;Yang vs Orcollo

THE BATTLE IS ON, two of the most feared money game players will try to display their skills on the pool table when the much awaited Yang-Orcollo race-to-60, 9-ball duel gets underway on Thursday, April 12 at the Trade Hall of Gateway Mall in Araneta Center, Cubao, Quezon City.

“Robocop” Dennis Orcollo will face “The Son of Pool” Ching-Shun Yang in what is dubbed as “The Richest Game of Asia”. The match will be aired by Solar Sports organized by Bugsy Promotion and Rocketman Enterprises in close cooperation with San Miguel Beer, BSCP chair Yen Makabenta and sports advocate Ariel Inton.

“Please pray for me” said the 28-year-old Orcollo.

The Orcollo-Yang un official money game king showdown will have $10,000 at stake in the winner's break format. Brunswick table is the official billiard table in the three-day event (April 12, 13 and 14) also backed up by PCSO and Motolite.

Orcollo, who is now residing in Quezon City finished runner-up in the 2007 World 8-ball in, Fujairah, United Arab Emirates and settled for a third place finish in the 2nd BSCP National Pool Championships at the Ninoy Aquino Stadium in Malate, Manila, recently.

The 28-year-old Yang is the back to back 2005-2006 Super Cup champion in Taiwan.

Neither player has yet held a world pool champion title belt. Yang is the 1998 and 2002 Asian games 9-ball gold medallist while Orcollo is the 2006 World Pool Leaque 9-ball ruler.

Yang along with his enterpreter Robert Huang, board member of WPBA (World Pool Billiard Association) is scheduled to arrive April 11, Wednesday, in the country where a press conference will be held at the Ferdinandina 88 suite, infront of Ali Mall in Cubao, Quezon City.