DONNIE Nietes hardly showed trouble moving up in weight as he easily dispatched former world champion Edgar Sosa in his flyweight debut Saturday (Sunday, Manila time) at the StubHub Center in Carson, California.Nietes was dominant throughout the 12-round match, gamely ...
Sep 25, 2016
UNBEATEN prospect Mark Magsayo is taking a cautious approach to his coming fight against Ramiro Robles of Mexico.The 23-year-old Robles is a last-minute replacement for Ruben Garcia, whose injury forced him to back out of his fight against ...
Sep 22, 2016
ARTHUR Villanueva is looking to complete unfinished business with Mexican counterpart Juan Jimenez when their paths cross again on September 24 at the StubHub Center in Carson, California.The 12-round rematch follows their controversial May encounter in Bacolod City in which ...
Sep 8, 2016
DONNIE 'Ahas' Nietes is set to leave for the U.S. Saturday for the second part of his training as he formally begins his foray in the flyweight division.Nietes will be accompanied by trainers Edito and Edmund Villamor along with fellow ...
Aug 18, 2016
THE highly-anticipated bout between Donnie 'Ahas' Nietes and Juan Francisco Estrada will have to wait next year as the reigning World Boxing Organization (WBO) flyweight and World Boxing Association (WBA) super-flyweight champion from Mexico is set to make a mandatory ...
Jul 25, 2016
DONNIE 'Ahas' Nietes failed to shut the lights out of Juan Alejo and had to settle for a unanimous decision in retaining his World Boxing Organization (WBO) light flyweight crown on Saturday night (Sunday morning, Manila time) at the Stub ...
Oct 18, 2015
FOR Donnie Nietes, it's high-time the demanding American audience gets a glimpse of his talent and the rest of the ALA boxing team.The reigning World Boxing Organization (WBO) light-flyweight champion said he's already looking forward to his ...
Sep 3, 2015
CARSON, California - Gennady Golovkin climbed into the outdoor ring with an exuberant sellout crowd chanting his name. Just a few minutes later, the middleweight champion stepped down with yet another dramatic win.Golovkin is right at home in Southern California, and the ...
Oct 19, 2014
IT'S going to be speed versus power.Not lost on Nonito Donaire Jr. is the unblemished record of Jamaican puncher Nicholas Walters, who has won 20 of his 24 fights via knockout.But the the 31-year-old Filipino world champion ...
Oct 18, 2014
NONITO Donaire has high respect for fellow world champion Nicholas Walters.But the Filipino doesn't see his Jamaican opponent being in the same level as he is."Walters is a good champion but really, how many quality fights has he been ...
Oct 16, 2014
BOB Arum plans to make reigning super-bantamweight champion Nonito Donaire Jr. even more active in the ring by next year.Following the Filipino's remarkable ninth-round stoppage of Japanese challenger Toshiaki Nishioka to retain his World Boxing Organization (WBO) title, ...
Oct 15, 2012
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