Rising Filipino boxing star Donnie Nietes became a world champion in two divisions on Saturday night by dethroning Ramon Garcia of Mexico in their 12-round WBO light-flyweight title fight at the University of St. La Salle in Bacolod City south of Manila, Philippines.
The entertaining bout saw the aggressive Nietes control the early stages of the fight with straight right hands, . Garcia fought back hard in round five but Nietes stopped him in his tracks when he connected with a huge left upper cut and a left hand to the body. The sixth round also saw Nietes stagger Garcia with a big right hand then followed it up with an uppercut.
As the fight seemed to slip away from him Garcia stepped up the pace but Nietes was equal to everything