The Wbo world champion in two weight classes Donnie Nietes entered this fight with a professional record of 37-1-4 (21 knockouts) and he is ranked as the No.1 light flyweight in the world. He suffered his only loss when he faced Angky Angkotta in 2004, since then he has collected 26 victories and 3 draws beating Juan Alejo in his last bout (=Nietes vs Alejo).
His opponent, the former Ibf and Wbo minimumweight champion Raul Garcia, has a boxing record of 38-3-1 (23 knockouts) and he entered as the No.12 in the same weight class. He lost to Pedro Guevara in 2013 but then he has won five consecutive fights defeating Jesus Hernandez in his last one. ‘Ahas’ Nietes vs Garcia is valid for the WBO World light flyweight title – Pinoy Pride 36. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Where: University of St La Salle Coliseum, Bacolod City, Philippines
Division: light flyweight (108 lbs, 49.0 kg)
Title: WBO World light flyweight title
Nietes’ previous fight: Donnie Nietes vs Juan Alejo
Nietes’ next fight: Donnie Nietes vs Edgar Sosa
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