Review by AllTheBestFights.com: 2023-05-13, some good exchanges but it is not enough to get three stars: the boxing match John Riel Casimero vs Fillipus Nghitumbwa gets two (take a look at our ranking of the Best Boxing Fights of 2023).
Nghitumbwa vs Casimero is scheduled to take place Saturday, May 13th, at the Okada Manila Hotel and Casino in Paranaque City (Philippines), in a 12-round super bantamweight (122 lbs, 55.3 kg) bout; it is the main event of the evening and it is valid for the WBO Global super-bantamweight title. Watch the video and rate this fight!
John Riel Casimero record
The former world champ in three different weight classes John Riel Casimero entered this fight with a professional boxing record of 32-4-0 (22 knockouts) and he is ranked as the No.3 super bantamweight (122 lbs, 55.3 kg) in the world (currently the #1 in this division is Stephen Fulton).
He lost to Jonas Sultan in 2017 (John Riel Casimero vs Jonas Sultan) but then he has won eight bouts defeating Duke Micah (John Riel Casimero vs Duke Micah), Guillermo Rigondeaux (Guillermo Rigondeaux vs John Riel Casimero) and Ryo Akaho in his last three (John Riel Casimero vs Ryo Akaho).
Fillipus Nghitumbwa record
His opponent, Fillipus Nghitumbwa, has an official record of 12-1-0 (11 KOs=92%) and he entered as the No.16 in the super bantamweight division.
He suffered his only loss when he faced Jonas Matheus at his pro debut in 2017, since then he has won twelve consecutive fights taking revenge on Matheus in 2021 and beating Said Chino and Sabelo Ngebinyana in his last two.
Watch the video of Casimero vs Nghitumbwa weigh-in from the official Powcast Sports Youtube channel!
Full fight video / highlights
Here we are going to post a selection of the best videos about the bout John Riel Casimero vs Fillipus Nghitumbwa as soon as the match ends. If you have seen the full fight you can rate it at the bottom of this post. (All videos are hosted on free video platforms such as Youtube, Dailymotion, Facebook, etc. and not uploaded by AllTheBestFights.com)
Who won Casimero vs Nghitumbwa fight?
John Riel Casimero defeated Fillipus Nghitumbwa via unanimous decision. Scores were 116-110, 114-112, 114-112.