Nietes has no fights for rest of year due to Dubai travel ban – Villamor

Glendale G. Rosal 08/23/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Four-division world champion and the reigning World Boxing Organization (WBO) international super flyweight champion Donnie “Ahas” will likely spend the rest of 2021 without a fight scheduled due to the travel restrictions brought…

Boxing experts, coaches to Manny: It’s time to retire 

Glendale G. Rosal 08/22/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines —In light of the stunning defeat of boxing’s only eight-division world champion Manny “Pacman” Pacquiao in the hands of Cuban Yordenis “54 Milagros” Ugas, Cebuano boxing experts shared their thoughts on the outcome of…

FACES OF CEBU: Villamor brothers, boxing icons

Dale Rosal 06/13/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines—The Villamor brothers, Edito and Edmund, are known names in Cebu’s rich history in boxing.  Their contribution to Cebu’s boxing community is seen in the boxers they helped develop to become world champions, among them…

Nietes might fight again in September –trainer

Glendale G. Rosal 04/29/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — As he continues to ascend in the latest 115lbs division rankings, the longest-reigning Filipino boxing world champion, Donnie “Ahas” Nietes might start training next month for a possible fight in September. Nietes’ trusted…

Edmund Villamor says Nietes is well-prepared vs Colombian foe

Glendale G. Rosal 03/31/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Veteran boxing trainer Edmund Villamor, the trusted cornerman of four-division world champion and longest-reigning Filipino boxing world champion Donnie “Ahas” Nietes, assured Filipino boxing fans that his ward is well-prepared for his  comeback…

Nietes warned: Don’t be complacent against foe in upcoming Dubai fight

Glendale G. Rosal 03/22/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines— As fight night draws near, Edmund Villamor, the trusted trainer of four-division world champion and longest-reigning Filipino boxing world champion Donnie “Ahas” Nietes, reminded his prized ward not to take his opponent lightly. The…

Nietes to stick to game plan despite change in opponent

Glendale G. Rosal 03/16/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines— There may be a change in opponent but four-division world champion Donnie “Ahas” Nietes doesn’t have any plans of changing his game plan. The longest-reigning Filipino boxing world champion will now be facing a…

Nietes is ready for Sosa fight, declares Villamor

Glendale G. Rosal 08/12/2016

EVEN if you are the longest reigning Filipino world boxing champion, a first fight in the higher weight division will always be tricky. But worry no more, two division world champion Donnie “Ahas” Nietes is expected not…

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