Casimero beats Nghitumbwa

John Riel Casimero scored a decision win over Namibia’s Fillipus Nghitumbwa during their super bantamweight clash at Okada Manila in Paranaque City on Saturday.

Casimero, a former three-division champion, outclassed Fillipus Nghitumbwa en route to a unanimous decision win.

Judges saw it 116-110, 114-112 and 114-112 all for the new WBO Global super bantamweight champion.

It was Casimero’s first fight at home since 2019, when he beat Cesar Ramirez via 10th-round stoppage.

With the win, Casimero improved his record to 34 wins and 4 defeats.

Nghitumbwa fell to his second career defeat in 14 fights. –

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