Some 300 entries from different parts of the globe have already confirmed their participation in the 2017 World Slasher Cup Invitational 9-Cock Derby.
Cockfighters from the United States, Mexico and various Asian countries will join their counterparts in the Philippines in the event that begins on Monday (January 23) at the Smart Araneta Coliseum.
Participants need to shell out P110,000 for the pot money in the event hosted by the Pintakasi of Champions. Minimum bet is P44,000.
Weight of the cocks should be between 1.95 to 2.45 kilograms.
The 2-3-4 format will be in effect with the 2-cock eliminations set on January 23-25 followed by the 3-cock semifinals on January 26-28.
Those with combined score of 3, 3.5 and 4 points after the semifinals will compete in the finals on January 29-31 while those with undefeated scores of 4.5 and 5 points will battle for the championship in the 4-cock grand final on February 1.