Eric Camson, Raymond Almazan engage in fight as action continues to heat up in Philippine Cup
Players and officials try to prevent Raymond Almazan and Eric Camson from trading blows. Clemyl dela Cruz

THE action continued to heat up in the PBA Philippine Cup on Saturday.

Eric Camson and Raymond Almazan engaged in an elbow match in the first game of the doubleheader between Rain or Shine and Kia a day after San Miguel Beer and NLEX figured in an ill-tempered affair.

Camson, the Kia forward, was seen landing an elbow to the E-Painters slotman in a rebound play late in the first half, leading to the latter retaliating with his own elbow that sparked the fight before cooler heads prevailed.

Both players were hit with flagrant foul 2 penalties that left them ejected, before they turned to a shouting match as they retreated to their respective dugouts.

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