Bautista, who was returning to the ring for the first time since his upset loss, in April 2013, to Jose Ramirez was in dire need of a victory having gone more than 18 months without adding a victory to his record. Thankfully however he managed to show his skills to over come Villanueva.
Bautista's victory came in 1 of 3 "Filipino Vs Mexico" bouts at the SM Mall of Asia earlier today and whilst his performance wasn't the most impressive it'll have been a huge relief for him to just get back to winning ways after so long out of the ring and so long without a win.
We're hoping to see "Boom Boom" return sooner rather than later and hopefully this victory will reinvigorate his love of boxing which, from what we've heard, had dissipated in recent years.
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