Donnie Nietes: From janitor to under-appreciated champ

22
Sep

Donnie Nietes: From janitor to under-appreciated champ

Former 108-pound champ Donnie Nietes steps up to flyweight to face former titleholder Edgar Sosa on Saturday at StubHub Center in Carson, Calif.

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28
Jul

Mark Anthony Barriga: A short guy with huge possibilities

MANILA, Philippines - In little over a week, the Olympic boxers will take the ring in Rio de Janeiro with...

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24
May

Nietes wants flyweight shot after Garcia ‘twin’ showdown

RING junior flyweight champion Donnie Nietes wants a shot at WBA/WBO titleholder Juan Francisco Estrada but must get past Raul Garcia first on Saturday.

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24
Apr

Resurgent Nonito Donaire is finally embraced in the Philippines

Nonito Donaire’s KO of Zsolt Bedak was cheered on by more than 20,000 fans at Cebu City Sports Center, a sign that he’s finally being embraced in the Philippines.

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22
Apr

Nonito Donaire’s new mindset for victory

Armed with a new mindset for success, WBO junior featherweight titlist Nonito Donaire visualizes a short night against Zsolt Bedak on Saturday.

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10
Feb

The search for new boxing stars in ‘GenSan’

Prospects from Sanman Gym in General Santos City will try emulate the path of Filipino idol, Manny Pacquiao, on a six-fight card on Saturday.

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16
Dec

Albert Pagara to face ex-115-pound champ Juan Carlos Sanchez Jr.

On Feb. 27, unbeaten 115-pounder Albert Pagara will face former titlist Juan Carlos Sanchez Jr. in Cebu City, Philippines.

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12
Jan

Nonito Donaire to return March 28 in Philippines

Nonito Donaire will fight in his native country for the first time in six years on a card that will also feature a defense by junior flyweight champion Donnie Nietes.

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26
Jul

Penalosa brothers score KOs, Concepcion-Sonsona ends in draw

The Pe├▒alosa brothers, Dodie Boy Jr. and Dave, remained unbeaten, scoring knockout victories over their opponents on Saturday at the Mandaluyong Gym in Mandaluyong City, Philippines. Bernabe Conception and Eden Sonsona fought to a draw in the main event.

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14
May

Donnie Nietes celebrates career-best victory against Moises Fuentes

Donnie Nietes’ RING junior flyweight-winning victory over Moises Fuentes was a defining moment for the Filipino veteran, who has spent most of his career in the shadow of compatriots Manny Pacquiao, Nonito Donaire Jr. and Brian Viloria.

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