icon Updated at 05:44 AM EDT, Sun May 15, 2011

Ramon Garcia Planning To Face Donnie Nietes Next

By Ernesto Castellanos, notifight.com

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.