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Jessie Magdaleno says Nonito Donaire is past his prime

Upon arriving at Jackrabbit Boxing Club in Long Beach, a second look was needed Thursday to make sure that was really Jessie Magdaleno.His hair had gone from black to blonde.We thought perhaps Magdaleno dyed his hair as some sort of superstitious ritual that will help him realize his lifelong dream of winning a world title.
Via LA Daily News
26 days ago

Guillermo Rigondeaux promises destruction of Carl Frampton a la his Nonito Donaire performance

Pound-for-pound megastar Guillermo Rigondeaux took to Twitter over the weekend to vent his disgust at Carl Frampton’s anti-climax victory over super-bantamweight rival Scott Quigg. The hard-hitting Cuban was far from impressed at the pair’s cagey unification fight and sent out a series of tweets reiterating his desire to take on Frampton once he has beaten Merseyside hero Jazza...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
February 29, 2016  |  Discuss

Results, photos & video highlights: Felix Verdejo & Nonito Donaire win in Puerto Rico

MetroPCS Friday Night Knockout on truTV saved the best for last in its year-end finale of the live boxing series, on Friday night, with strong performances from the boxing gem of Puerto Rico Felix “El Diamante” Verdejo and Nonito “The Filipino Flash” Donaire, each of which emerged victorious. Both headlined, in separate title bouts, from Roberto Clemente Coliseum...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
December 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Felix Verdejo & Nonito Donaire weigh-in results, photos & video

Two big names are in action on Friday night in a card televised on truTV, taking place in Puerto Rico. The island’s own unbeaten phenom Felix Verdejo takes to the ring, against Josenilson Dos Santos, while Filipino icon Nonito Donaire returns as well. Find the full weigh-in results with photos and videos here. Felix Verdejo: 134.6 lbs Josenilson Dos Santos: 134 lbs Nonito...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
December 10, 2015  |  Discuss

The Week’s Boxing Schedule, Featuring Felix Verdejo, Nonito Donaire And Omar Figueroa

Boxing! It’s been round for a long time, so there are lots of good archival photos I can find to put on my weekly boxing schedules. This one comes from the Library of Congress: it shows French boxer Charles “Little Apache” Ledoux demonstrating the devastating “punch ’em and kick ’em in the shin at the same time” technique on Frank Fleming. There’s modern boxing...
Via The Queensbury Rules
December 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Weekend Afterthoughts On Nonito Donaire, Julio Cesar Chavez, Jr., More

When’s the last time we had any Weekend Afterthoughts around here? Maybe enough time to let neogrunge fashion become a thing. This past weekend had few U.S. televised fights of any note, with most of the most meaningful fights off TV. There was this knockout by Amir Imam of Fernando Angulo, which has the final visuals of a major knockout and dynamic of a momentous knockout for...
Via The Queensbury Rules
July 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Results from Macau: Cuenca controls IK Yang; Nonito Donaire scores quick TKO

Unless you’re amongst the most devoted of boxing fans, you probably didn’t wake up at 6am on the east coast this morning to begin live-streaming Top Rank’s Victory at the Venetian fight card from Macau. Although, hey, west coast fight fans would have just stayed up for a long Friday night. Either way, here, you’ll find the results from the card. In the main event, the bizarre...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
July 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Nonito Donaire Vs. Simpiwe Vetyeka Results

This is a post about what happened in the Nonito Donaire vs. Simpiwe Vetyeka featherweight fight in Macau, China. Since the fight will air live on HBO this afternoon, anyone who doesn’t want a spoiler should stop reading now. OK: That was a travesty. Donaire won a technical decision over Vetyeka at the exact moment he could, at the end of the 4th. There was so much that was wrong...
Via The Queensbury Rules
May 31, 2014  |  Discuss
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