Donnie Nietes: I feel young. I’m just like fine wine, I get better as I age


After Komgrich Nantapech calling Donnie Nietes old. The Filipino former world champion replied that he is still young and feel better than before.


“It shows in my age that I’m old but I feel young. I’m just like fine wine, I get better as I age,” Nietes said.

“I don’t mind him calling me old because I feel very young right now,” said Nietes with a smile. “I have trained for a 12-round fight. But if there is a chance of a knockout then I will knock him out. I feel stronger than ever.”

Nietes is slated to fight the Thailander for the vacant IBF World flyweight title on April 29th in Cebu. This will be Nietes' 3rd division title fight.

Nietes won the WBO World minimumweight title in 2007 and won the WBO World light flyweight title in 2012.

Nietes had supremely conquered the last two divisions and now looking forward to win the title in the flyweight division and also looking for more big fights.

source: sunstar.com.ph