Philippines now has 2 World Boxing Champs

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Two Filipino fighters won world championship belts less than 24 hours apart.

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First up was Florante Condes who won via split decision over Muhammad Rachman of Indonesia snatching the International Boxing Federation mini-flyweight (105-lb) crown. Condes, known as “The Little Pacquiao,” knocked Rachman down twice in the third and 10th rounds during the 12-round title fight. Next was Filipino-American Nonito Donaire who knocked out the previously undefeated IBF and International Boxing Organization flyweight champion, Vic Darchinyan, in the fifth round of their scheduled 12-rounder. Donaire (18-1, 11 Kos) won his 17th straight fight by flooring the champion with a left hook that landed flush to the mouth, causing Darchinyan to collapse to the canvas.

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