Bloodied, blurred Milan Melindo batters Hekki Budler to keep belt

PINOY PRIDE 42. Milan Melindo admitted he had blurry vision in one eye due to blood from a cut. (Photo by Albert Flores)

With cuts in both eyes and unable to see in one, Milan Melindo soldiered on to beat a game Hekki Budler to keep his IBF junior flyweight crown in the main event of Pinoy Pride 42 at the Watefront Hotel and Casino. Melindo, who admitted in the post-fight press con that he had blurry vision…

Donaire knocks Bedak out in 3 rounds to keep title

FIRST. A strong Nonito Donaire Jr. pounds challenger Zsolt Bedak in this exchange for the match’s first knockdown. (Photo by ALBERT FLORES)

Nonito Donaire Sr. said his son would win in six. Junior proved him wrong and took only three rounds to retain his WBO super bantamweight title at the Cebu City Sports Center tonight in front of a crowd estimated at 20,000. After a cautious first round, Donaire, known as The Filipino Flash, sent Zsolt Bedak to…