WATCH: Donnie Nietes, Albert Pagara train for Pinoy Pride 30
MANILA, Philippines - RING magazine junior flyweight champion Donnie Nietes and junior featherweight prospect Albert Pagara put on a show at the ALA Gym in Quezon City, Philippines on Tuesday, March 24, showing off their physical gifts before their matches on Saturday at Araneta Coliseum.
Nietes (34-1-4, 20 knockouts) of Bacolod City will face Gilberto Parra (19-2, 17 KOs) of Ciudad Obregon, Mexico in the twelve round main event, while 4-division champion Nonito Donaire Jr (33-3, 21 KOs) making his return from his first loss in the co-feature against Brazil’s William Prado (22-4-1, 15 KOs).
Albert Pagara, 21, of Maasin City, Southern Leyte will face the 28-year-old Rodolfo Hernandez (26-5-1, 24 KOs) of Mexico City in a 12-round non-title fight. Pagara, whose brother Jason is a junior welterweight contender, is coming off a dominant performance against Raul Hirales in November, while "Fofo" Hernandez has been knocked out in three of his last six bouts.
The event, titled Pinoy Pride 30, will be promoted by ALA Promotions. - Rappler.com