Nietes: We are not yet done and we want to fight the best the world has to offer

first_imgView comments During the victory press conference held in his honor Wednesday at the ABS-CBN offices in Quezon City, Nietes said seeing them (super flyweights) fight at ringside made him realize that they’re not invincible.“I think I can handle them,” said Nietes in Filipino. “I’ve seen them fight and I have an idea on how to penetrate their defenses. They’re really strong so I would need to train hard.”FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSTim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crownSPORTSAfter winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folkMichael Aldeguer, president and CEO of ALA Promotions, said they would decide on the weight most suited for Nietes in the next few weeks.ALA’s chief trainer Edito Villamor, said he and brother Edmund, would be monitoring Nietes’ training weight with conditioning trainer Nick Curson. Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard PLAY LIST 02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award Tim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crown Hotshots take lead MOST READ Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. World champion Donnie “Ahas” Nietes. Photo by Mark GiongcoIf ever he gets the go signal to move up to super flyweight, Donnie “Ahas” Nietes would like to challenge for the world title right away.Nietes, who defended his International Boxing Federation flyweight crown by knocking out Argentine Juan Carlos Reveco in the United States on Feb. 24, feels he’s ready to tangle with the heavier champions for his next fight.ADVERTISEMENT In Liverpool, Man United sees the pain and path to recovery Recto seeks to establish Taal rehab body to aid community, eruption victimscenter_img LATEST STORIES Cabuyao City rising above the ashes through volunteerism Jiro Manio arrested for stabbing man in Marikina Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Nadine Lustre’s phone stolen in Brazil Scarlett Johansson, Sterling K. Brown among SAG Awards presenters “We are not yet done and we want to fight the best the world has to offer,” said Nietes.Also present were ABS-CBN S+A head Vince Rodriguez and Sports consultant Peter Musngi.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Conor McGregor seeks to emerge from controversy in UFC comebacklast_img

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