Dec 11 2021
Saturday

Coca-Cola Arena, Dubai, United Arab Emirates

12 rounds contest @ Super Flyweight
43-1-5

est. ringwalk:

2021-12-11T20:00:00Z ()

broadcast start time:

US - N/A / UK - N/A

30-9-5

The tape

39
Age
30
5' 3" / 160 cm
Height
5' 6" / 168 cm
65.4" / 166 cm
Reach
68.1" / 173 cm
Orthodox (R)
Stance
Orthodox (R)

Full record

UD 10SD 12SD 12TKO 7UD 12
Form
SD 10UD 12UD 10TKO 2TKO 9
43
Wins
30
23
By KO
16
53
KO%
53
1
Losses
9
0
Stopped
4
5
Draws
5
2003
Debut
2010
368
Pro rounds
220

Current rankings @ Super Flyweight

8
The Ring
-
4
WBA
5
6
WBC
8
2
WBO
-
-
IBF
-

Donnie Nietes vs Norbelto Jimenez preview

When is Nietes vs Jimenez?

Donnie Nietes will face the challenge of Norbelto Jimenez on Saturday 11th December 2021 at Coca-Cola Arena in Dubai.

The fight will be contested over 12 rounds in the Super Flyweight division, which means the weight limit will be 115 pounds (8.2 stone or 52.2 KG).

This fight will appear on the undercard of Sunny Edwards' and Jayson Mama's clash for the IBF World Flyweight championship. Also, on the undercard will be John Riel Casimero's and Paul Butler's bout for the WBO World Bantamweight belt.

Nietes vs Jimenez stats

Donnie Nietes steps into the ring with a record of 43 wins, 1 loss and 5 draws, 23 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.

Norbelto Jimenez will make his way to the ring with a record of 30 wins, 9 loses and 5 draws, with 16 of those wins by knock out.

The stats suggest that Nietes and Jimenez have similar power, both with a 53% knock out percentage.

Donnie Nietes is the older man by 9 years, at 39 years old.

Jimenez has a height advantage of 3 inches over Nietes. This also extends to a 3-inch reach advantage.

Both Donnie Nietes & Norbelto Jimenez fight out of an orthodox stance.

Nietes is the more experienced professional fighter, having had 5 more fights, and made his debut in 2003, 6 years and 10 months earlier than Jimenez, whose first professional fight was in 2010. He has fought 148 more professional rounds, 368 to Jimenez's 220.

Donnie Nietes goes into the fight ranked number 4 by the WBA, 6 by the WBC, 2 by the WBO and 8 by the RING at super flyweight.

Norbelto Jimenez is currently ranked number 5 by the WBA and 8 by the WBC in the 115lb division.

Nietes vs Jimenez form

Nietes has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance 3 times.

In his last fight, he beat Pablo Carrillo on 3rd April 2021 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Caesars Palace Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

Previous to that, he had beat Kazuto Ioka on 31st December 2018 by split decision in their WBO World Junior Bantamweight championship fight at Wynn Palace Cotai, Macao, Macao.

Going into that contest, he had drawn with Aston Palicte on 8th September 2018 by split draw in their WBO World Junior Bantamweight championship fight at Forum, Inglewood, United States.

Before that, he had won against Juan Carlos Reveco on 24th February 2018 by technical knockout in the 7th round in their IBF World Flyweight championship fight at Forum, Inglewood.

He had beat Komgrich Nantapech on 29th April 2017 by unanimous decision in their IBF World Flyweight championship fight at Cebu City Waterfront Hotel & Casino, Cebu City, Philippines.

Jimenez has beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance once.

In his last fight, he drew Aliu Bamidele Lasisi on 6th March 2020 by split draw in their 10 round contest at Caesars Palace Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

Previous to that, he had been beaten by Kal Yafai on 29th June 2019 by unanimous decision in their WBA World Super Flyweight championship fight at Dunkin Donuts Center, Rhode Island, United States.

Going into that contest, he had defeated Renson Robles on 23rd June 2018 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Club el Millon, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.

Before that, he had won against Reysi Rosa on 22nd December 2017 by technical knockout in the 2nd round at Los Prados Social Club, Santo Domingo.

He had defeated Donny Garcia on 24th June 2017 by technical knockout in the 9th round at Hotel Jaragua, Santo Domingo.

Activity check

In terms of recent activity, Norbelto Jimenez has been fighting more than Donnie Nietes.

Donnie Nietes last fought 7 months and 27 days ago, while Norbelto Jimenez's last outing was 1 year, 8 months and 24 days ago.

Nietes' last 5 fights have come over a period of 4 years, 7 months and 1 day, meaning he has been fighting on average every 11 months and 1 day. In those fights, he fought a total of 53 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 10.6 rounds on average.

Jimenez's last 5 fights have come over a period of 4 years, 5 months and 6 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 10 months and 20 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 43 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 8.6 rounds on average.

What time does Nietes vs Jimenez start?

The fighters are expected to ringwalk at around 8:00 PM UTC at Coca-Cola Arena, Dubai, United Arab Emirates, which is 3:00 PM EST or 12:00 PM PST on the West Coast of America, or 8:00 PM GMT in the UK.

What were the odds on Nietes vs Jimenez?

Norbelto Jimenez is currently (+100) to win the clash outright, while you can get (+100) on Donnie Nietes if you fancy the incredible upset.

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