NONITO Donaire Jr. remains highly-motivated despite facing a late substitute when he stakes his World Boxing Association bantamweight title on the line against Stephon Young on Saturday in Lafayette, Louisiana (Sunday, Manila time).Donaire quickly hurdled one obstacle out of his ...
Apr 27, 2019
FORMER world champion Nonito Donaire Jr.hopes to give his career a badly needed shot in the arm as he challenges Ryan Burnett for the World Boxing Association (WBA) bantamweight crown Sunday in Glasgow, Scotland.The 12-round fight at the SSE ...
Nov 3, 2018
CARL Frampton was just too fast and too good for Nonito Donaire Jr. as the many-time former Filipino world champion suffered a unanimous decision loss on Saturday night (Sunday, Manila time) at the SSE Arena in Belfast, Ireland.Despite Donaire hurting ...
Apr 22, 2018
YOU have to borrow a line from the opening sequence of the Star Wars movie to know the last time Nonito 'The Filipino Flash' Donaire Jr. looked good in the boxing ring.You know, "a long, long time ago, in a galaxy ...
Apr 18, 2018
SOMEHOW, this writer sensed that former multi-division world champion Nonito 'The Filipino Flash' Donaire Jr. was on his way out of Top Rank Promotions when he turned down early this year Bob Arum's offer of a March showdown with undefeated ...
Mar 17, 2017
JESSIE Magdaleno received the perfect birthday gift when he won the World Boxing Organization (WBO) super-bantamweight title three days before he turned 25.As he celebrated on Wednesday (Manila time), Nonito Donaire Jr. made known his birthday wish for him.Still ...
Nov 9, 2016
NONITO Donaire Jr. claims he's limitless and victory will come Saturday (Sunday, Manila time) when he stakes his World Boxing Organization (WBO) super-bantamweight title belt against Jessie Magdaleno at the Thomas and Mack Center in Las Vegas.The 33-year- ...
Nov 1, 2016
MANNY Pacquiao finally wraps up training camp for his welterweight title match against Jessie Vargas this weekend in Las Vegas.The 37-year-old Filipino, who will be challenging for the World Boxing Organization (WBO) 147-lbs. crown of Vargas, sparred for ...
Nov 1, 2016
NONITO Donaire Jr. is aware challenger Jessie Magdaleno has been calling him out for a long time.Come November 5 at the Thomas and Mack Center, the 'Filipino Flash' has vowed to give the young unbeaten American what he has been asking ...
Sep 28, 2016
ALREADY ranked No. 2 by the World Boxing Organization (WBO) in the junior featherweight (122 lbs.) division, 'Prince' Albert Pagara was in a position to take his sweet time and wait for that eventual mandatory title shot. But amid loose ...
Jul 11, 2016
UNBEATEN Albert Pagara faces the toughest test of his young and promising career as he takes on durable Mexican Cesar Juarez in the main event of the 'Pinoy Pride' US edition this coming July.The 22-year-old pride of Maasin, Leyte ...
May 16, 2016
CEBU CITY - It only took Nonito Donaire Jr. less than nine minutes to prove he's still a force to be reckoned with in the super-bantamweight division.Now he's calling on all comers who are out to dispute that claim." ...
Apr 24, 2016
CEBU City - Nonito Donaire Jr. made short work of Zsolt Bedak and scored a third round technical knockout to retain his World Boxing Organization (WBO) super-bantamweight title on Saturday night before a huge crowd at the Cebu City Sports Complex here. ...
Apr 23, 2016
CEBU - Nonito Donaire Jr. is expecting warm weather conditions on Saturday night when he defends his World Boxing Organization (WBO) super-bantamweight title against Zsolt Bedak at the open-air Cebu City Sports Complex.Two days before the title defense, the champion ...
Apr 23, 2016
CEBU - Nonito Donaire Jr shed off the extra pounds just in time for his defense of the World Boxing Organization (WBO) super-bantamweight belt against Zsolt Bedak at the Cebu City Sports Complex on Saturday night.To his horror, Donaire woke up ...
Apr 22, 2016
MANNY Pacquiao is a certified fan of Steph Curry and the Golden State Warriors.But so is fellow world boxing champion Nonito Donaire Jr.Even in the middle of training for his April 23 defense of his World Boxing Organization (WBO) super- ...
Mar 27, 2016
CEBU City - ALA Promotions is going full blast for 2016 as it showcases two world title fights and three huge boxing cards overseas in the next nine months.The ball starts rolling by April 23 when Nonito Donaire Jr. stakes his World ...
Feb 27, 2016
PBA
Nine young personalities make up the year's newest batch of Tony Siddayao awardees, who are going to be joined by youthful Justine Kobe Macario and Kyla Soguilon, recipients of the MILO Junior Male and Female Athlete of the Year, respectively.Awardees ...
Feb 12, 2016
ONE brilliant fight deserves another and Nonito Donaire Jr., the newly-crowned World Boxing Organization (WBO) super-bantamweight champion, is not one to back out from a great challenge.The 33-year-old Filipino said he's willing to slug it out ...
Dec 14, 2015
NONITO Donaire Jr. hopes to become world champion again by year's end.The 12-round fight between the Filipino and Cesar Juarez of Mexico will now be for the vacant World Boxing Organization (WBO) super-bantamweight title belt that was stripped ...
Dec 10, 2015
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