ARUM CONGRATULATES NIETES

  • Page Views 1618
  • n a brief audio message coursed through ABS-CBN NIETES sports consultant Peter Musgni which was  played at the recent “Tribute to Donnie Nietes” dinner affair hosted by ALA Promotions renowned boxing patron Tony Aldeguer in Cebu, Arum said “Donnie you are an inspiration to fighters all over the world who look up to you and are very proud of what you have achieved in the sport of boxing.” Arum concluded, you are a true champion and not only your compatriots in the Philippines but people all over the world are very proud of what you have achieved in the sport of boxing.” Inspired by the words of Arum. Nietes thanked the renowned promoter and announced he plans to extend his reign as a world champion for another three years which would make his record a remarkable ten years.

    Nietes appears keen on getting back into the ring and is looking forward to his March 28 title defense at the Mall of Asia Arena in Manila which will also feature five division world champion Nonito “The Filipino Flash” Donaire in a return to the ring this time back as a super bantamweight after his crushing 6th round TKO loss to the much bigger and stronger WBA featherweight champion Nicholas Walters in Macau.

    ALA Promotions president Michael Aldeguer told the Manila Standard/ Viva Sports that they will also include undefeated prospect Prince Albert Pagara, the IBF 122 pound Intercontinental champion on the blockbuster card.

    Aldeguer said they haven’t chosen the opponents of Nietes and Donaire as yet but indicated he would contact Zanfer Promotions Fernando Beltran to get a Mexican opponent for Donaire who is right now in training at his father/trainer’s gym in Oakland, California (R. Nathanielsz, philboxing)

     

    Share

    Leave a Reply

    This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

    New Posts Recently publish post More

    • 19 January 2019
      3 hours ago No comment

      “I want to prove something,” says Pacquiao on eve of Broner fight

      LAS VEGAS – It’s often said that life begins at 40. For Manny Pacquiao, being 40 years old could be a new beginning. On the eve of his January 19 fight with American boxer Adrien Broner, Pacquiao said that he is intent on doing something. “I have something to ...

    • 19 January 2019
      7 hours ago No comment

      Overweight Filipino boxer Jhack Tepora fails to make Pacquiao-Broner undercard

      LAS VEGAS – Tinimbang pero sobra. Jhack Tepora came to the weigh-in with extra pounds, and the pride of Cebu paid for it dearly. Tepora was stripped of his interim WBA featherweight belt after failing to make 126-pound weight limit on Friday (January 18). Tepora was also disqualified from ...

    • 18 January 2019
      1 day ago No comment

      4 Pinoy boxers fight in undercard matches in Pacquiao-Broner brawl

      LAS VEGAS – Manny Pacquiao isn’t the only fighter who will carry the Philippine colours on Saturday (January 19). Four Filipino sluggers will also enter the ring at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in their own quests for boxing glory. One of them is WBA interim-featherweight champion Jhack Tepora. ...

    • 17 January 2019
      3 days ago No comment

      AWARD-WINNING FILIPINA POP SINGER FROM JAPAN, ANALYN ALMERINO, TO PERFORM IN RICHMOND ON FEB 9:YOUR CHANCE TO WIN FREE TICKETS

      Analyn Almerino is just 19, but she has already taken first place in two nationally televised singing competitions in Japan. On Feb 9, she will be giving a solo concert in her North American debut, at the Cultural Centre in Richmond, BC. Born in the Philippines, Analyn’s family moved ...

    • 17 January 2019
      3 days ago No comment

      Brillante Mendoza’s acclaimed ‘Alpha’ arrives in cinemas

      The “Alpha” team, led by Mendoza and actors Allen Dizon, Elijah Filamor, and Baron Geisler, came in full force to support the film that had brought honor to our country in international film festivals. FDCP Chairperson Liza Dino, Solar Entertainment General Manager Butch Ibanez, SM Cinema VP for Corporate ...

    %d bloggers like this: