Ring officials in Nietes fight named


Posted at May 23 2012 04:44 PM | Updated as of May 24 2012 12:44 AM

MANILA, Philippines – The World Boxing Organization (WBO) has named the ring officials for Donnie Nietes’ junior flyweight title defense against Felipe Salguero in Pinoy Pride XIV.

WBO Predident Francisco “Paco” Valcarcel announced that veteran referee Raul Caiz Sr. will be the third man in the ring, according to Ronnie Nathanielsz’s report to Boxing Scene.

The judges who will score the bout will be Muhammad Rois of Indonesia, Sawaeng Thaweekoon of Thailand and Salven Lagumbay of the Philippines.

The fight supervisor will be WBO Asia Pacific vice-president Leon Panoncillo.

Pinoy Pride XIV will take place at the Resorts World Hotel and Casino in Manila on June 2.

It will be aired the next day by ABS-CBN Channel 2.