Articles about Jorge Arce

THE Filipino people served as the biggest inspiration of Nonito Donaire Jr. in his latest conquest inside the ring.The super-bantamweight champion of the world paid tribute to his countrymen upon arrival from the US early Wednesday morning, stressing he just ...
Dec 20, 2012
NONITO Donaire Jr.'s showdown with Mexican Jorge "Travieso" (Menace) Arce was supposed to be just another routine defense of the former's World Boxing Organization (WBO) super bantamweight title. Arce was not seen as a serious threat, what with the belief ...
Dec 17, 2012
HOUSTON - Jorge Arce was slightly more active than Nonito Donaire in their title fight Sunday night for the World Boxing Organization super-bantamweight championship.But the skillful champion was obviously more on target than the gung-ho challenger.Final punchstats provided by ...
Dec 16, 2012
HOUSTON - Nonito Donaire just ended 2012 the way he started it - with a bang.After escaping with a split decision over Wilfredo Vazquez Jr. of Puerto Rico to win the World Boxing Organization version of the 122-lbs belt early in March, ...
Dec 16, 2012
HOUSTON - It doesn't bother Mexican Jorge Arce that he's retiring from boxing on a losing note.In his own words afterall, he lost against "the best.""He is the best man," Arce said in acknowledging Nonito Donaire Jr. after the ...
Dec 16, 2012
HOUSTON - The superstar status finally took its toll on Juan Manuel Marquez.Longing for a well-deserved rest in the company of his family, the conquering hero of Mexican boxing decided at the last-minute to skip watching at ringside the super- ...
Dec 16, 2012
HOUSTON - Nonito Donaire stopped Jorge Arce with left late in the third round Saturday night (Sunday, Manila time) to retain the WBO super-bantamweight title and send the Mexican veteran into retirement.Donaire, from the Philippines, improved to 31-1 with his ...
Dec 16, 2012
HOUSTON - Exactly a week after and Philippine boxing is back on its feet.And it took Nonito Donaire Jr. just three rounds and less than nine minutes to get the job done.The 'Filipino Flash' dealt Mexican Jorge Arce one ...
Dec 16, 2012
HOUSTON - A fight for personal glory, a fight for Philippine pride.Filipino Nonito Donaire Jr. stakes his World Boxing Organization (WBO) super-bantamweight title belt on Saturday night (Sunday, Manila time) against tough Mexican Jorge Arce in a marquee showdown the two ...
Dec 15, 2012
HOUSTON - Guillermo Rigondeaux has all the time in the world to watch potential future opponent Nonito Donaire Jr. fight in the ring on Saturday night (Sunday, Manila time) against Mexican Jorge Arce.The reigning World Boxing Association (WBA) super-bantamweight champion will ...
Dec 14, 2012
HOUSTON - Rare are the fighters who train at nighttime. Count Nonito Donaire Jr. among them.In order to adapt to fight day itself, the reigning super-bantamweight champion of the world held his training sessions at night in the week leading to ...
Dec 14, 2012
HOUSTON - Nonito Donaire Jr. is now a certified boxing superstar.The 'Filipino Flash' is set to receive US$1 million when he squares off with Jorge Arce of Mexico this Saturday (Sunday, Manila time) - easily the biggest purse of his ...
Dec 14, 2012
HOUSTON - Mutual respect will always be there for Nonito Donaire Jr. and Jorge Arce.But expect them to throw caution to the wind once they go face-to-face in the ring on Saturday night (Sunday, Manila time) at the Toyota Center ...
Dec 13, 2012
HOUSTON - Nonito Donaire Jr. doesn't want the pressure to get the better of him as the hopes of the Filipino people now rest on his shoulders following the stunning loss of Manny Pacquiao to Juan Manuel Marquez.Donaire is staking his ...
Dec 12, 2012
MEXICAN Jorge Arce may yet be the most aggressive, but not necessarily the toughest opponent Nonito Donaire Jr. will be facing inside the ring."In terms of sheer aggressor, si Arce siguro `yung toughest kasi alam ninyo naman `yung mga Mexicano, they' ...
Oct 31, 2012
NONITO Donaire Jr. the reigning World Boxing Organization (WBO) super-bantamweight champion, hopes Mexican slugger Jorge Arce won't price himself out again of a projected December 15 showdown.The boxer considered the best in the 122-lb. division said money issues ...
Oct 23, 2012
REIGNING World Boxing Organization (WBO) super-bantamweight champion Nonito Donaire Jr. said he is honored to be tagged as the boxer likely to track Manny Pacquiao's path to greatness and has vowed to live up to the billing.No less ...
Oct 21, 2012
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