DONNIE NIETES RUMORS

Nietes retains WBO junior-flyweight title with win over Velarde

CEBU, Philippines -- Filipino fighter Donnie Nietes has retained the WBO junior-flyweight title for a fifth time after beating Mexican challenger Carlos Velarde by technical knockout in the eighth round. Nietes slowly built a lead with a hometown crowd cheering him on. The fight changed after an accidental head-butt at the end of the seventh round opened a cut above Velarde's left...
Via Associated Press
November 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Nietes retains WBO junior-flyweight title

CEBU, Philippines (AP) Filipino fighter Donnie Nietes has retained the WBO junior-flyweight title for a fifth time after beating Mexican challenger Carlos Velarde by technical knockout in the eighth round. Nietes slowly built a lead with a hometown crowd cheering him on. The fight changed after an accidental head-butt at the end of the seventh round opened a cut above Velarde's...
Via Associated Press
November 15, 2014  |  Discuss
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