Boxing: Santiago becomes new WBC bantamweight champ, decisions Donaire

Alexandro Santiago is the new WBC bantamweight champion, winning via unanimous decision over Nonito “The Filipino Flash” Donaire on Sunday morning at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.

The judges scored it 115-113, 116-112 and 116-112 in favor of the 27-year-old Mexican pug.

The win foiled the attempt of the 40-year-old Filipino-American to become a three-time bantamweight champion in his first fight in the 13 months since his devastating second-round knockout loss to Japanese superstar Naoya Inoue.

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