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Nietes breaks down hardest fights

By Nick Giongco Donnie Nietes doesn’t consider his landmark win over Japanese Kazuto Ioka in Macau for his fourth world crown as the most difficult and challenging in his close to 19-year career. Nietes, who acquired the World Boxing Organization (WBO) super-flyweight title with a split decision on New Year’s Eve, points to two fights […]

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Pacquiao eyes knockout win against Broner

By Nick Giongco Manny Pacquiao says his near decade-long knockout spell has almost made him forget about the thrill of scoring a stoppage. Unable to post a knockout since 2009 until he brutalized Argentine Lucas Matthysse in Malaysia in July last year, Pacquiao is aiming to keep his renewed zest for ring savagery going when […]

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Team Ancajas hit by mass exodus

By Nick Giongco It seems that the camp of International Boxing Federation (IBF) super-flyweight champion Jerwin Ancajas should put out a ‘Now Hiring’ sign outside the Survival Camp gate in Magallanes, Cavite. Several key personnel, according to Joven Jimenez, chief trainer and manager of Ancajas, have decided to leave to seek greener pastures. Or so […]

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No holiday break for Pacquiao

Manny Pacquiao woke up on New Year’s Eve as if it were just a regular day. Less than three weeks before facing Adrien Broner in the first defense of his World Boxing Association welterweight crown in Las Vegas, Pacquiao scaled Griffith Park and then showed up for his afternoon training session at the Wild Card Boxing Club in […]

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Nietes wants top dogs in his division

After ticking off an item in his boxing bucket list in Macau on New Year’s Eve, Donnie Nietes looks forward to adding a few more in 2019. Moments after winning the World Boxing Organization (WBO) super-flyweight crown, Nietes revealed some more items he wants crossed out in 2019. While celebrating his split decision victory over […]

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Nietes seeks 4th world title today

Denied the last time in Los Angeles, Donnie Nietes gets another chance to become a four-division Monday when he meets Kazuto Ioka of Japan for the vacant World Boxing Organization super-flyweight crown at the Wynn Cotai in Macau.

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