Nieves not looking past Santiago, but eyes up future date with Warren

Richard Quiñones (Journeymen Boxing) – Although undefeated bantamweight Antonio “Carita” Nieves is set to take on Alejandro Santiago for the WBO/NABO bantamweight title Friday August 19th, at Rhinos Stadium in Rochester, New York, it doesn’t mean the 29-year-old boxer is not eyeing up another fighter down the road. Nieves (16-0-1, 8KO’s) is coming off a tough but UD victory over Oscar Mojica back in June. He might have won going away on the scorecards, but he knew he…

August 17, 2016
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Nieves remains undefeated; Serrano earns draw against Zarika

March 30, 2015

BY: Richard Quiñones (Journeymen Boxing) Cleveland rising super bantamweight prospect Antonio Nieves remained undefeated after earning a tough and hard fought eight round unanimous decision win over Saul Tejada Saturday night at Resorts World Casino in Queens, New York The 27-year-old Nieves (11-0, 5ko’s) started off strong and showed patience throughout the first several rounds, picking and choosing his shots against the game Tejada. He was able to keep the fight…

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Cleveland’s Nieves looking to shine on solid card in New York

BY: Richard Quiñones (Journeymen Boxing) Antonio Nieves, a hot-prospect from Cleveland, will be in action on a stacked card Saturday night at World Resorts Casino in Queens, New York when he tangles against Saul Tejeda over eight rounds in the co-main event on the undercard of Scott Burrell’s eight-round contest. Burrell was slated to take on Atlantic City’s Osnel Charles but that has not been confirmed. The 27-year-old Nieves (10-0, 5ko’s) posses serious…

March 25, 2015
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After busy 2014; Cleveland’s undefeated Nieves looking for stronger 2015 campaign

February 2, 2015

BY: Richard Quiñones (Journeymen Boxing) After a very busy and successful 2014, Cleveland’s Antonio Nieves is looking for bigger and better things for the 2015 campaign. The 27-year-old undefeated super bantamweight is fresh off a dominating win against DeWayne Wisdom back in December. In that bout, Nieves (10-0, 5ko’s) dropped Wisdom four times before he couldn’t answer the bell for the sixth round. He posses serious knockout power but insists that…

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Cleveland’s rising prospect Nieves carries himself like a seasoned pro; back in action Friday

Antonio Nieves, who is one of the fastest rising prospects in the country, will be back in action Friday on the undercard of the Paul Spadofora vs Hector Velazquez card at the Rivers Casino in Pittsburgh, PA. Nieves (6-0, 3 Ko’s) will take on Angel Carvajal (2-3) in a slated six-round affair. The 25-year-old super bantamweight will be fighting in his first six-round bout, but being tested is no issue for…

July 11, 2014
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