Donnie Nietes captures 4th world title after split decision win

first_imgView comments This is Nietes’ fourth World title in as many weight classes after he reigned as the WBO World minimumweight, WBO World light flyweight, and the IBF World flyweight champion in the past.In an absolute firecracker to usher in the new year, Nietes (42-1-5) traded punch after punch with Ioka (23-2) and eventually earned the nod of the two judges.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSJapeth Aguilar wins 1st PBA Finals MVP award for GinebraSPORTSGolden State Warriors sign Lee to multiyear contract, bring back ChrissA couple of the judges gave Nietes 118-110 and 116-112 score cards while Ioka got a 116-112 nod from the third.Ioka favored his jab to to connect with Nietes but the Filipino employed a varied offense against the Japanese. Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Gretchen Barretto’s daughter Dominique graduates magna cum laude from California college Nietes used several combinations to cut down Ioka as the two let it all out until the final bell.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Phivolcs: Slim probability of Taal Volcano caldera eruption Japeth Aguilar embraces role, gets rewarded with Finals MVP plum After winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folk Nadine Lustre’s phone stolen in Brazil LATEST STORIEScenter_img ‘Mia’: Rom-com with a cause a career-boosting showcase for Coleen Garcia Maria Sharapova campaign off to tough start in Shenzhen MANILA, Philippines—Donnie Nietes captured the WBO World super flyweight title after edging past Japan’s Kazuto Ioka via split decision Monday at Wynn Palace in Macau.ADVERTISEMENT SEA GAMES 2019: PH’s Nesthy Petecio boxing featherweight final (HIGHLIGHTS) PLAY LIST 02:11SEA GAMES 2019: PH’s Nesthy Petecio boxing featherweight final (HIGHLIGHTS)04:07SEA Games: John Marvin 1st Filipino boxer to crash out, bows to Vietnam bet02:51SEA Games 2019: PH’s Josie Gabuco boxing light flyweight semi final (HIGHLIGHTS)02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award No.13 lucky for Orlando Bloom Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Ginebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup title MOST READlast_img

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