Nietes, Villanueva, Melindo win over Mexican challengers
By LEO REYES, Digitaljournal.com
The long-running boxing rivalry between the Philippines and Mexico has at least three Filipino boxers winning over their Mexican opponents in “Pinoy Pride” 36th series featuring Filipino and Mexican champions and challengers in Bacolod City, Philippines.
Heading the “Pinoy Pride” 36th edition was WBO Light Flyweight champion Donnie Nietes, taking on Raul Garcia in a 12-round title fight. In the undercard are the fights between Arthur Villanueva and Juan Jimenez and Milan Melindo vs. Maximino Flores.