JORGE ARCE RUMORS & GOSSIP
((Welcome to another installment of Around the Combat World, where we chart what happened over the weekend from fighters you know or should know that performed away from your TV screen.)
Dierry Jean defeated Mario Perez [R8 TKO]
Arash Usmanee defeated Juan Ruiz [MD]
Humberto Soto defeated Wilfrido Buelvas [UD]
Jorge Arce defeated Jorge Lacierva [R8 TKO]
Cyrus Washington lost to...
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Nonito Donaire stopped Jorge Arce with left late in the third round Saturday night to retain the WBO super-bantamweight title and send the Mexican veteran into retirement.
Donaire, from the Philippines, improved to 31-1 with his 20th knockout. Arce dropped to 61-7-2.
''My left hook was a damaging hook tonight,'' Donaire said. ''I felt very strong in the...
Via AP on Fox
December 16, 2012
Nonito Donaire ended Jorge Arce's career in Houston tonight in a junior featherweight bout that also served as the finale for HBO analyst Larry Merchant. As predicted, Donaire was simply too big, too powerful and too fast for Arce, and demolished the Mexican action hero with his trademark left hook at the end of round 3.
Arce (6-7-2, 46 KO) uncharacteristically retreated...
WBO and The Ring super bantamweight king “The Filipino Flash” Nonito Donaire will defend his belts against four-division titlist Jorge Arce tomorrow night at the Toyota Center in Houston, Texas. Donaire (30-1, 19 KOs), who has emerged victorious in 29 … Continue reading →
The Nonito Donaire vs. Jorce Arce weigh-in took place this afternoon from Houston, where their Saturday night, HBO-televised Super Bantamweight title clash will be held. Both fighters are on weight and fit, and ready for action. Take a look at the Donaire vs. Arce weigh-in results, and some photos of the weigh-ins as well.
Donaire vs. Arce Weights
Nonito Donaire: 121.5 lbs
The final press conference for this weekend's Nonito Donaire vs. Jorge Arce bout on HBO was held this afternoon in Houston. On the undercard of course is Guillermo Rigondeaux vs. Poonsawat Kratingdaenggym. Right here, you can view a collection of photos from the final Donaire vs. Arce press conference, as well as some video and other notes. Take a look.
Looking Ahead to Saturday: Donaire vs. Arce and Rigondeaux vs. Kratingdaengym Previews
On Saturday from Houston, pound-for-pound entrant Nonito Donaire looks to cap off a productive 2012 with a win over longtime standout Jorge Arce. In the main supporting bout, fellow-122-pound titlist Guillermo Rigondeaux takes on former WBA champion--Thailand’s Poonsawat Kratingdaenggym.
Everyone is focused on the big HBO pay-per-view this weekend, and all the rest of the great boxing action on the docket, but the week after that, there's more great action on the horizon. This includes the HBO televised clash between Nonito Donaire and Jorge Arce. Right here, you can take a look at the HBO Boxing Donaire vs. Arce video preview. Enjoy.
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It took Tomas Rojas four years, but last week the Mexican junior bantamweight admitted this month that he took a dive against Jorge Arce in 2007 in exchange for 100,000 pesos. "The original deal was that if I could knock him out in the first six rounds, there would be no problem but after six I'd have to take a dive and lose," Rojas told Veracruz newspaper Notiver,...