Although beaten, Rolando Magbanua has gained plenty of experience over 26 fights and a 7 year long career so far. He now moves on to see just how far he can go as he approaches the later stage of his career. Magbanua's longest KO streak is 4 fights long out of his 26 pro career fights.
In a great debut, Magbanua took on Joe Galamition in a 4 round fight, becoming the 3rd person to stop Galamition in his 6 fight career to date. Magbanua continued on his journey to success by fighting 5 times in 2007 and 8 times in 2008 beating fighters such as Thiti Sithkosol, Richard Betos and Daniel Solis in his next 13 fights.
Daniel Solis was up next for Magbanua on June 30th, 2007. Magbanua continued with his winning streak by beating Solis. Daniel Solis was Magbanua's next opponent of his career in 2007. The fight was scheduled for 6 and Magbanua was the 5th person to go the distance with Solis. 8 wins followed for Magbanua including being the 8th person to stop Jaime Acerda (Round 2 TKO), 7th person to stop Ruben Santillanosa and 8th person to stop Jerry Manganip.
On November 30th, 2008, Magbanua was in action again beating Thiti Sithkosol taking his win streak to 12 wins. Sithkosol proved to be no match for Magbanua, and Magbanua became the first person to stop Sithkosol via TKO during round 3. Magbanua then went on to win a further 5 fights taking his record to 17 wins, 0 losses and 0 draws.
On August 9th, 2009, Magbanua took on and was defeated by Eric Barcelona in his first career defeat meaning his career tally went to 17-1-0. Coming into the fight with high confidence Magbanua fought his next fight against Eric Barcelona on August 9th, 2009. Unfortunately, Magbanua was outclassed and lost the decision on the judges scorecards taking his record to 17-1-0. Magbanua continued his success in the next 4 fights taking his record to 20 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws.
Magbanua went into his next career fight with a record of 20-2-0 and took this to 21 wins with a win against Rene Manlapaz on April 28th, 2012. Rene Manlapaz was Magbanua's next opponent of his career in 2012. The fight was scheduled for 10 and Magbanua was the 4th person to go the distance with Manlapaz. Magbanua then went on to win again against Philip Parcon setting him up well for his next pro fight.
Jr Mendoza was the next fight for Magbanua on June 28th, 2014 and also his next career win. In 2014 Magbanua fought his next opponent in Jr Mendoza. A challenging 8 round fight that ended in Magbanua's favour as the judges awarded Magbanua the UD victory. Magbanua was the 17th person to defeat Mendoza.
Rolando Magbanua went into his fight with Joel Escol on October 11th, 2014 with 23 wins and he added another win to his record taking it to 24 wins by beating Escol. Magbanua's win against Escol was only the 8th time Escol had been stopped. The fight finished in the 1st round of a 10 round fight via KO.