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I’m not avoiding Palicte – Nietes
By Josef T. Ramos, The Manila Times, 03 Jan 2019
Newly crowned World Boxing Organization (WBO) super flyweight titleholder Donnie “Ahas” Nietes wants to face other world champions in unification bouts but stressed that he’s not avoiding a rematch with fellow Filipino pug Aston Palicte.
The fight between Palicte and Nietes last September 8 in Ca Read Full Story >>>
HEAD COACH BUBOY DECLARES PACMAN IS NOW 100% READY
By Aquiles Z. Zonio, PhilBoxing.com, 02 Jan 2019
LOS ANGELES – Reigning World Boxing Association (WBA) Welterweight king Manny Pacquiao is now 100 percent ready to defend his crown on January 19 against the brash-talking challenger Adrien Broner.
“He’s now in peak cond Read Full Story >>>
NIETES WANTS SOR RUNGVISAI, GONZALES OR ESTRADA
By Maloney L. Samaco, PhilBoxing.com, 02 Jan 2019
Newly crowned four division world champion Donnie Nietes will defend his WBO super flyweight crown against the winner of a title eliminator bout between fellow Filipino Aston Palicte and Puerto Rican Jose Martinez on Read Full Story >>>
Yearender: Pinay athletes showcased what women empowerment is all about in 2018 Asiad
By Eddie Alinea, PhilBoxing.com, 02 Jan 2019
Women empowerment in Philippine sports had never been strongly felt than in the 2K18 XVIII Asian Games held in the cities of Jakarta and Palembang in Indonesia where the Filipina athletes swept all the four gold medals the 114- Read Full Story >>>
Four-division champ Nietes wants more
By Mars Alison, Cebu Daily News, 02 Jan 2019
Cebu City, Philippines – There’s no slowing down Donnie “Ahas” Nietes.
Even if he has achieved his dream of becoming a four-division world champion, the 36-year-old boxer from Murcia, Negros Occidental said he is still aiming for more.
The longest reigning Filipino world boxing champion was c Read Full Story >>>
Social shade: McGregor & Pacquiao take shots at Mayweather after Nasukawa mismatch
RT, 02 Jan 2019
UFC superstar Conor McGregor and Filipino boxing legend Manny Pacquiao took to social media to take sly digs at Floyd Mayweather after his one-sided exhibition win over Tenshin Nasukawa at Rizin 14 on New Year's Eve.
Mayweather finished Nasukawa with ease, dropping the undefeated kickboxer three ti Read Full Story >>>
Nietes, humble legend, now a proud star!
By Recah Trinidad, PhilBoxing.com, 02 Jan 2019
The fight was close and entertaining, but after Donnie Nietes scored a split decision win over tough Kazuto Ioka of Japan on Monday, there were those who readily wondered if there would be a rematch.
That was all to be Read Full Story >>>
Manny Pacquiao ridicules Floyd in tweet: Why Mayweather won't bite
By Lee Cleveland , Fight Saga, 02 Jan 2019
Yesterday, fight legend Floyd Mayweather defeated Tenshin Nasukawa (28-0 in kickboxing) in the latter's native Japan in an exhibition.
Although the 20 year old Japanese sensation appeared far more polished than former Mayweather foe Conor McGregor, Floyd was reluctant to carry his opponent this t Read Full Story >>>
Bob Arum Tells It Like It Is When Asked About Mayweather vs Tenshin
By Niall Doran, Boxing News and Views, 02 Jan 2019
Although Mayweather’s exhibition bout yesterday in Japan wasn’t a pro fight and ended before it even started in the first round — every man and his dog seemingly has an opinion about it today on social media.
That’s the art and the craft of Mayweather, though.
He knows how to get people talkin Read Full Story >>>
Police called as rapper overtakes Twitter account of ‘Britain’s Worst Boxer’
World Boxing News, 02 Jan 2019
A profile claiming to be the aspiring actor and hip-hop artist Aikes has overtaken the Twitter account of ‘Britain’s Worst Boxer’ Robin Deakin.
The change happened suddenly on New Year’s Eve. Pugilist-turned bareknuckle fighter Deakin has reported the move to authorities.
Deakin has since open Read Full Story >>>
A HAPPY NEW YEAR FOR NIETES AND PHILIPPINE BOXING
By Maloney L. Samaco, PhilBoxing.com, 02 Jan 2019
Donnie Nietes (42-1, 23 KOs) won a tough twelve round split decision over Kazuto Ioka (23-2, 13 KOs) on New Year's Eve at the Wynn Palace Cotai, Macao, China for the vacant World Boxing Organization world superflyweight t Read Full Story >>>
Nietes eyes elite super flyweights
By Nick Giongco, The Manila Bulletin, 02 Jan 2019
After ticking off an item in his bucket list in Macau on New Year’s Eve, Donnie Nietes is looking forward to adding a few more in 2019.
Moments after winning the World Boxing Organization (WBO) super-flyweight crown Monday, Nietes revealed other items he want crossed out.
While celebrating hi Read Full Story >>>
More in store for Nietes in 2019 after claiming another belt
By Roy Luarca, Rappler, 02 Jan 2019
MANILA, Philippines – After accomplishing his mission to become 4-division world champion, Donnie Nietes has two more bars to hurdle this year.
The first task is to defend the World Boxing Organization (WBO) super flyweight crown against the winner of a title eliminator duel between fellow Filipi Read Full Story >>>
Is Pacquiao-Mayweather II dead?
By Eddie Alinea, PhilBoxing.com, 01 Jan 2019
Mayweather and Pacquiao in Tokyo last September.
If the coming Manny Pacquiao-Adrien Broner World Boxing Association welterweight championship bout is designed to serve as a prelude to a lucrative Pacquiao-Floyd M Read Full Story >>>
New Year’s Eve is Just Another Day in the Office for Manny Pacquiao
By Ed de la Vega, DDS, PhilBoxing.com, 01 Jan 2019
Typically, December 31st is a day of rest, to mingle around with friends and relatives and set of some fireworks to greet the coming year. That is true in most parts of the world.
But for the Filipino legendary boxer Read Full Story >>>
Trainer satisfied with Nietes’ win, but believes Filipino won by unanimous decision
By Mars Alison, Cebu Daily News, 01 Jan 2019
Cebu City, Philippines – Good things happen when one follows the game plan to perfection.
For Donnie Nietes, it gave him the distinction of being among the country’s boxing greats.
The 36-year-old Nietes from Murcia, Negros Occidental became a four-division world champion after bagging the Wo Read Full Story >>>
Was Mayweather-Nasukawa Fixed? Does It Matter?
By Paul Magno, Boxing.com, 01 Jan 2019
Looking at Tenshin Nasukawa flop around the ring at Saitama Prefecture Super Arena in Saitama, Japan on New Year’s Eve, apparently buzzed and scrambled by glancing arm punches from Floyd Mayweather, the word “fix” had to be floating through many minds.
The three-round, nine-minute fight—which bec Read Full Story >>>
What is Manny Pacquiao's New Year's resolution?
ABS-CBN News, 01 Jan 2019
MANILA, Philippines – Filipino boxer Manny Pacquiao revealed his New Year's resolution on Tuesday, at the same time taunting arch-rival Floyd Mayweather Jr.
Shortly after Mayweather completed a two-minute demolition of Japanese kickboxer Tenshin Nasukawa in an "exhibition match" in Tokyo, Pacquia Read Full Story >>>
Manny Pacquiao Rips Floyd Mayweather's Win Vs. Tenshin Nasukawa In Snarky Tweet
By Josh Katzowitz, Forbes.com, 01 Jan 2019
Soon after Floyd Mayweather brutally knocked out kickboxer Tenshin Nasukawa in the first round of a three-round exhibition at Rizin 14 on Tuesday, Manny Pacquiao weighed in with his thoughts. And he delivered a stinging Twitter message to the man who beat him by unanimous decision in 2015.
Althou Read Full Story >>>
PHOTOS: DONNIE NIETES DEFEATS KAZUTO IOKA
By Dong Secuya, PhilBoxing.com, 01 Jan 2019
MACAU -- Donnie 'Ahas' Nietes cemented his legacy as one of the greatest fighters to come out of the Philippines by defeating three-division world champion Kazuto Ioka of Japan at the Grand Theater of the plush Wynn Palace Read Full Story >>>