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Monthly Archives: December 2016

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Nietes eyes vacant IBF flyweight belt

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By: Josef T. Ramos, Manila Times Longest Filipino world champion Donnie “Ahas” Nietes wants the International Boxing Federation (IBF) flyweight belt vacated by compatriot Johnriel Casimero. The former World Boxing Organization (WBO) minimum weight and light flyweight champion will be facing …

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ALA Boxing head eyes big fights for Nietes and Co.

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By: Mike Miguel, TiebreakersTimes The year 2016 has been quite a ride for the boxers of ALA Promotions From their world champions down to their young guns, the stable has produced excellent results in their respective assignments. Longtime light flyweight kingpin Donnie …

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Melindo wants to fight Yaegashi next year

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BY JOSEF T. RAMOS, Manila Times International Boxing Federation (IBF) light flyweight interim champion Milan “El Metodico” Melindo of Cebu City said that he is keen on fighting Japanese IBF regular champion Akira Yaegashi next year. Melindo, 28, said the IBF is …

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SANTISIMA, A STAR IN THE MAKING

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By: Philboxing.com Currently sporting 11 knockout wins out of the 12 he has in record, 20-year old Boxing prospect Jeo “Santino” Santisima looks forward to the next career challenge ahead of him. A native of Aroroy Masbate, Philippines, Santino is the second …

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Nietes targeting IBF, WBO titles next year

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By: Glendale G. Rosal, Cebu Daily News NIETES. Two titles in 2017? After two division world champion Johnriel “Quadro Alas” Casimero (23-3-0, 15KOs) relinquished his International Boxing Federation (IBF) world flyweight title to move to the super flyweight division, another Filipino …

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Nietes faces Thai for vacant IBF ‘fly’ crown

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By: Nick Giongco, Manila Bulletin Former world minimumweight and light-fly champion Donnie Nietes will fight for the International Boxing Federation (IBF) flyweight title vacated by fellow Cebu-based puncher Johnriel Casimero. Nietes (39-1-4 with 22 KOs) has been eyed to battle Thailand’s …

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Nietes feels Zou scared to death

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By Nick Giongco, Manila Bulletin Two-division world title holder Donnie Nietes believes reigning World Boxing Organization (WBO) flyweight champion Zou Shiming of China doesn’t want to have anything to do with him. “I feel that he doesn’t want to fight me,” …

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IBF ORDERS NIETES-KRUNGTHEPTHONBURI WORLD FLYWEIGHT TITLE FIGHT

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By: Dong Secuya, Philboxing.com In the aftermath of former IBF world flyweight champion Johnriel Casimero of the Philippines vacating his belt, the IBF has ordered its highest ranked contenders No. 3 rated flyweight Donnie Nietes of the Philippines to face No. …

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Zhou vs Nietes

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By: Conrad M. Cariño, Manila Times Sports Columns Conrad M. Cariño While it is not yet official, the bout between our very own Donnie “Ahas” Nietes and China’s Zhou Shiming is one interesting subject. Nietes is the very antithesis of Shiming, …

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Big guns, fresh faces

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By: Mike Butcher From the Philippines to Indonesia and Japan, we look at young pugilists who are likely to make an impression on the international fight scene Next big thing? Maybe. Ryota Murata has a promising future. Photo: Reuters/David Becker …

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