Ramon Garcia Planning To Face Donnie Nietes Next

By Ernesto Castellanos,

Ramon Garcia, the junior flyweight champion of the World Boxing Organization (WBO), is planning to sign a contract to defend his crown against Donnie Nietes of the Philippines. The fight could be held in the United States. The promoter of Garcia, Edrulfo Castillo, says the fight is appealing to American television networks. Nietes has a respectable record of 28-1 with 16 knockouts and three draws. Nietes has a long list of wins over Mexican boxers, including Armando Vazquez, Mario Rodriguez, Manuel "Chango" Vargas and Eric Ramirez, among others. Garcia has a record of 16-2, with 9 knockouts and a draw.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Solitario on 05-16-2011

After Segura announced that he would be vacating his light flyweight title, Nietes pulled out of his mandatory defense against Raul at the last minute to put himself in a position to challenge the winner of the vacant title, which…

Comment by JOM'S on 05-16-2011

[QUOTE=SceneSpectator!;10549485]Nietes is unhyped good fighter, and i think if this fight will push-through, then Ramon Garcia on his tile is numbered.. but indeed, it would be a good fight!!!:boxing:[/QUOTE] that's the problem fighting at minimum weight, underappreciated and lack hype…

Comment by SceneSpectator! on 05-16-2011

Nietes is unhyped good fighter, and i think if this fight will push-through, then Ramon Garcia on his tile is numbered.. but indeed, it would be a good fight!!!:boxing:

Comment by komandante on 05-16-2011

It's a good fight as long as its not in Mejico.:boxing:

Comment by Tomasio on 05-15-2011

[QUOTE=theplayerpimp;10543925]He is a joke he lost to chango vargas. But nietes is tall and rangy and it should be a good fight.[/QUOTE] [B][I]He fought El "Chango" Vargas in Mexico(which is where Vargas is from) & 2 judges had it for…

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