Jerwin Juntilla Ancajas is a Filipino professional boxer and track and field athlete. Jerwin Juntilla Ancajas held the IBF junior bantamweight title between September 2016 and February 2022.
Jerwin Juntilla Ancajas entered the world January 1, 1992. He is currently 30 years old and his sun sign is Capricorn. He was originally born and raised in Panabo, a suburb of Davao City, Philippines.
Jerwin was introduced to boxing in the second grade by his brother Jesar Ancajas. Before turning professional in 2009 at the age of 17, he won several national championships, including a gold medal at the Palarong Pambansa. According to his Facebook information, he went to Panabo National High School.
working life and career
Jerwin made his professional debut in July 2009, winning his first major title; the WBO Asia Pacific Youth Junior Bantamweight Title against Rex Tito in SM City Lipa. He suffered defeat in his 15th pro fight, losing a majority decision to Mark Anthony Geraldo.
On September 3, 2016, he became the IBF Junior Bantamweight Champion when he defeated McJoe Arroyo. Jerwin made his first defense on January 29, 2017, beating José Alfredo Rodríguez by technical knockout. He defeated Jamie Conlan on November 18, 2017 by around 6 TKO.
In December it was announced that this boxer had signed with Top Rank and would be making his US debut in February 2018. And finally, on February 3, 2018, he would successfully defend his IBF belt on his US debut. He also met IBF title contender Jonas Sultan in his next title defense. However, he won the fight comfortably.
Also, he fought IBF No. 14 Alejandro Santiago Barrios on September 29, 2018. Similarly, in his next fight, he fought No. 1 IBF contender Ryuichi Funai. He finished his opponent on round seven. This boxer had another successful title defense on December 7, 2019.
This time against IBF #14 Miguel Gonzalez. Therefore, he won via a TKO in the sixth round. On April 10, 2021, he was scheduled to make his ninth IBF title defense against Jonathan Javier Rodriguez. And yet this boxer won the fight unanimously.
Jervin is married Ruth Balaoing for many years. However, he did not reveal the exact date of their wedding. They share three children, two sons, Jhinjie Kyrie and JJ Kyle, and a daughter named Jacey Kiera. There are not many details about the private life of this couple and family.
Jervin is 5 feet 5 inches or 165 cm tall. He also weighs 52 kilos or 115 lbs. This personality has black hair and dark brown eyes. Unfortunately, he didn’t share any other measurements of his body. As an athlete, however, he has a trim physique.
Social Media and Wealth
His ‘@ancajasjerwin’ Instagram has earned over 749 followers. He has gained over 898 followers on his Twitter account @JerwinAncajas. His Facebook account is private and has over 1.2k friends.
This boxer is sure to amass a good amount of money. His main source of income could be his boxing career. However, he has not shared any information about his salary and other earnings.
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