Much loved Filipino boxer Donnie Nietes became the WBO super-flyweight champion of the world this morning after a hard fought battle in Macao, China.

Nietes started the fight strong while Ioka came back into the bout in the second half of the championship contest.

A close fight, no doubt, there has been already a lot of debate in the boxing world to the split decision and the three judges’ scorecards for the twelve rounds.

Here’s what the popular reactions on Twitter have been so far: