The selective Donnie Nietes (47.9 punches thrown per round in last 8 fights), landed 37.2% of his total punches and 43% of his power shots. As a result, opponents landed just 8.7 punches per round, nearly half the wgt. class avg. and just 7.5 power shots per round and just 21.6%.
Palicte (vs. Cantu & Granados) is an inaccurate whirlwind, averaging 81.3 punches thrown per round, but landing just 20.3%. Half of those punches were jabs (13.5%).
As a result of his over aggressiveness, opponents landed 34.7% of their power shots. Just 22.1% of Nietes landed punches are body shots. (Palicte 16.4%).
Tom Loeffler’s 360 Promotions is handling the highly anticipated return of the widely acclaimed SUPERFLY series set for Saturday, September 8 at the ‘Fabulous’ Forum in Los Angeles, CA. The triple-header will be televised live on HBO Boxing After Dark beginning at 9:45 p.m. ET/PT. (photos by Tom Hogan/Hogan Photos).
#SUPERFLY3 will be headlined by a 12 -round super flyweight clash between former world champion JUAN FRANCISCO ‘El Gallo’ ESTRADA, (36-3-0, 25 KO’s), of Sonora, Mexico and two-time world title challenger FELIPE ‘Galito’ ORUCUTA, (36-4-0, 30 KO’s), of Nicolas Romero, Mexico.
Co-featured over 12-rounds for the vacant WBO Super Flyweight World Title, four-time world champion DONNIE ‘The Snake’ NIETES, (41-1-4, 23 KO’s), of Bacolod City, Philippines, moves up one division to challenge countryman ‘Mighty’ ASTON PALICTE, (24-2-0, 20 KO’s) of Bago City, Philippines.
Opening the telecast, three-division world champion KAZUTO IOKA, (22-1-0, 13 KO’s), of Osaka, Japan, battles two-time world title challenger MCWILLIAMS ARROYO, (17-3-0, 14 KO’s), of Fajardo, Puerto Rico in a ten-round super flyweight bout.