Philippines, 21 May 2018
  Home >> News >> List of Articles >> Salven L. Lagumbay

 
Search Boxer:
First Name
Last Name


BOXERS                         

CURRENT CHAMPIONS 

FORMER CHAMPIONS   

RATINGS                       

FIGHT SCHEDULES        

FIGHT RESULTS            

NEWS                            

HOUSE NEWS                

FORUM                          

FIGHT GALLERIES        

TRAINERS                     

MANAGERS                    

PROMOTERS                  

BOXING GYMS               

RING CARD GIRLS        




 



Dong Secuya
Web Editor

Rene Bonsubre, Jr.
Contributing Editor

Homer D. Sayson
NBA Section Editor




Ronnie Nathanielsz

Rich Mazon

Eddie Alinea

Epifanio M. Almeda

Anthony Andales

Jason Aniel

Hesiquio Balderas

Sid Bañez

Brett Bonetti

Marlon Bernardino

Winchell Campos

Socrates Celestial

T. Chin-Te

Carlos Costa

Christopher Cruz

Rob Cruz

Jonathan Davis

Dr. Ed de la Vega

Lito delos Reyes

Gianluca (Rio) Di Caro

Edwin G. Espejo

Dennis U. Eroa

Ron Galarpe

Joaquin Henson

Oliver Iglesias

Dionis Jacobe

Ted Lerner

Salven Lagumbay

Reylan Loberternos

Mike Angel Lopez

Salvador Lopez

Joan Secuya-Medida

Ryan Medida

Rico Navarro

Rod Mijares

Manny Pacquiao

Gerry Peñalosa

Greg R. Penilla, M.D.

Gov. Manny Piñol

Dr. Allan Recto

Hermie Rivera

Emmanuel T. Rivera

Virgi T. Romano

Nicholai R. Roska

Maloney L. Samaco

Sev Sarmenta

Reynaldo Seno

Myron Sta. Ana

Atty. Danrex Joseph V. Tapdasan

Recah Trinidad

Reni M. Valenzuela

Mark F. Villanueva




 
List of Articles by Salven L. Lagumbay


 

NIETES READY TO WIN ON MEXICAN SOIL

By Salven L. Lagumbay
PhilBoxing.com
21 Jul 2010



CEBU CITY--WBO minimumweight champion Donnie Nietes admits that he has gained a good number of friends from Mexico, as well as a large following among Mexican fans, but the will to win on Mexican soil remains a solid resolve for the Bacolod-raised, ALA gym-trained fighter.

In facing the media last night to announce his trip to Mexico to defend his title against Mario "Dragoncito" Rodriguez, the 28-year-old Nietes, who was accompanied by trainers Edmund and Edito Villamor, informed that he aims to get yet another win in the lion's den which would allow him to match if not surpass Ben Villaflor as the fourth longest-reigning Filipino world champion next only to Flash Elorde, Jesus Salud and Luisito Espinosa.

Nietes is the half part of the Philippines' only two current regular world champions, the other one being superstar Manny Pacquiao who holds the prestigious WBO welter crown.

"Every time I get into that Mexican ring, and each time I hear of the Mehicano chants for my opponent, I just think that it's me they are cheering on for," said Nietes when asked of his thoughts of fighting on enemy territory.

Nietes is set to depart today for Manila with trainer Edmund Villamor where giant network GMA-7 will do footages of him working out. The network will air the Nietes-Rodriguez showdown "live" on August 15 straight from the fight venue, the Polideportivo Centenario in Los Mochis, Sinaloa, Mexico.

GMA Network Television has recently inked a deal with Nietes to show the latter's fights to the boxing hungry Filipino fans. This development would impact such a fighter like Nietes who has been inexplicably under the radar considering his accomplishments he has achieved not only for himself but for the Philippines as well.

Nietes and Villamor will then depart for Los Angeles on July 24 and will work out at the famed Wild Card Gym where they plan to do the finishing touches of their sparring sessions, which will consist only of four-rounders against whoever is available at the Wild Card.

"Then they will proceed to Mexico on August 10," said Aldeguer, who also informed that Mexican ring legend Erik Morales will be the promoter of the show.

Aldeguer, Edito Villamor and ALA marketing chief Dennis Canete are scheduled to follow the group to Mexico in August.

Nietes (26-1-3, 15 KO's) will be making the fourth consecutive defense of the WBO title in Mexico against Rodriguez (10-5-3, 7KO's).


Back to Salven L. Lagumbay's Articles Listing



Recent PhilBoxing.com In-House articles:

  • NBA WEST FINALS: CURRY EXPLODED IN GAME 3; WARRIORS GROUND ROCKETS WITH 41 POINTS VICTORY, 126-85
    By Dong Secuya, 21 May 2018
  • SULTAN'S WINNING FORMULA: NO RESPECT TO HIS OPPONENTS
    By Virgi T. Romano, 21 May 2018
  • 2018 World Cup of Pool: China are World Cup of Pool champions!
    By , 21 May 2018
  • NBA Western Conference Finals: Curry blames himself, teammates for Game 2 loss
    By Eddie Alinea, 21 May 2018
  • Shaquille O'Neal Says He Held Back From Beating Oscar De La Hoya's Ass
    By , 21 May 2018
  • Fortune prefers intense training program for Pacquao
    By Eddie Alinea, 20 May 2018
  • ADONIS STEVENSON RETAINS WBC LIGHT HEAVYWEIGHT WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP AFTER BATTLING BADOU JACK TO MAJORITY DRAW
    By , 20 May 2018
  • JOSH WARRINGTON UPSETS LEE SELBY TO EARN THE IBF FEATHERWEIGHT TITLE IN FRONT OF HOMETOWN FANS (VIDEO)
    By , 20 May 2018
  • Japanese Nakagawa Captures WBA Asia East Belt at Elorde Sports Complex in Manila (FIGHT PHOTOS)
    By Carlos Costa, 20 May 2018
  • Vallespin, Semillano, Balaba, Pelesio, Navarro Score Wins @ Elorde Complex in Parañaque, Metro Manila
    By Carlos Costa, 20 May 2018
  • PLANIA AND PETALCORIN STOP FOES IN POLOMOLOK
    By , 20 May 2018
  • Subriel Matías shines; defeated Mexican Adrián Estrella
    By , 20 May 2018
  • TZOURAMANIS ON TRACK FOR PACQUIAO-MATTHYSSE UNDERCARD
    By , 20 May 2018
  • ANCAJAS-SULTAN FILIPINO COMMUNITY “MEET AND GREET” (PHOTOS)
    By Ed de la Vega, DDS, 20 May 2018
  • MP Promotions Signs Agreement with Havas Sports for Distribution Rights
    By , 20 May 2018
  • The Moloney Twin Brothers Score WBA Oceania Title Wins in Melbourne
    By Carlos Costa, 20 May 2018
  • 2018 World Cup of Pool: Austria, China A & B and Chinese Taipei are the final four in Shanghai
    By , 20 May 2018
  • Super Middleweight Marquis Moore remains undefeated with unanimous decision over Troy Artis in Queens, New York
    By , 20 May 2018
  • SPLIT-T MANAGEMENT SIGNS UNDEFEATED JUNIOR LIGHTWEIGHT ERICK DE LEON
    By , 20 May 2018
  • Pacquiao Thanks Fight Saboteurs for Extra Publicity
    By , 19 May 2018





  •  




     
    PhilBoxing.com has been created to support every aspiring
    Filipino boxer and the Philippine boxing scene in general.
    Please send comments to feedback@philboxing.com


    PRIVATE POLICY | LEGAL DISCLAIMER
    developed and maintained by dong secuya
    © 2018 philboxing.com.