Found October 09, 2012 on The Queensbury Rules:
It’s here, it’s finally here. Not just a full week of boxing, but one of the best cards of the year, an HBO doubleheader featuring junior featherweights Nonito Donaire and Toshiaki Nishioka as well as junior welterweights Brandon Rios and Mike Alvarado. But that’s just the tip of the iceberg; Wealth TV is showing two (two!) cards, the better of which is headlined by a potentially explosive super middleweight match up between Adonis Stevenson and Don George. There’s much more besides, most of which figures to better than a poke in the eye with a blunt stick, or a poke in the groin with a picnic table. Nonito Donaire vs. Toshiaki Nishioka, Saturday, HBO, Carson Calif. As always round these parts, TQBR founder Tim Starks will apply his dry wit and boxing smarts to a larger preview of the week’s marquee fights a bit later. My quick analysis would be that Nishioka (39-4-3) may struggle with Filipino phenom Donaire (29-1). In his last fight, just over a year ago, the Tokyo south...

A Lot Of Things Right With Boxing

(This weekend's combatants Brandon Rios, Nonito Donaire, Tosiaki Nishioka and Mike Alvarado; photo credit: Chris Farina, Top Rank)The perils of explaining the ins and outs of the current boxing game to anyone that's less than a hardcore fanatic are well-known to those who've tried. Your average boxing junkie has probably come up with stock responses to the puzzled inquiries...

Video: Donaire vs. Nishioka official preview

Next Saturday on HBO, fight fans will be treated to the fantastic Nonito Donaire vs. Toshiaki Nishioka super bantamweight title fight. Right here, check out the official video preview of Donaire vs. Nishioka from HBO Boxing. Of course, the co-feature may be even better, with the fireworks promised by Brandon Rios vs. Mike Alvarado. Take a look at the video preview for the HBO Boxing...
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