LOOK: Donnie Nietes meets Duterte in Cebu

ABS-CBN News

Posted at Feb 25 2019 08:58 PM

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Boxer Donnie "Ahas" Nietes meets President Rodrigo Duterte in Cebu. Photo courtesy of Allan Dino

Four-division world champion Donnie "Ahas" Nietes finally met President Rodrigo Duterte, almost two months after his victory in Macau, China last December.

The President personally congratulated Nietes when they met after Duterte attended two events in Cebu on Sunday.

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Boxer Donnie "Ahas" Nietes meets President Rodrigo Duterte in Cebu. Photo courtesy of Allan Dino

Nietes won the world junior bantamweight title after he defeated Japanese boxer Kazuto Ioka via split decision on Dec. 31, 2018.

With his victory, Nietes joined Manny Pacquiao and Nonito Donaire Jr. as the only Filipino boxers who have won world titles in at least four weight divisions.- with a report from Aiza Layague, ABS-CBN News