THERE is no truth to the rumor that WBO bantamweight champion John Riel Casimero has a photo of Godzilla pasted on the punching bag as he trains for his April 25 showdown with WBA-IBF counterpart Naoya 'Monster' Inoue. However, it does ...
Mar 9, 2020
WHILE the debate rages as to who should be hailed "Fighter of the Decade," with names like Manny Pacquiao, Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Saul 'Canelo' Alvarez cropping up, it is worth noting that, right in our backyard, there are a number of ...
Jan 11, 2020
NONITO Donaire failed to slay 'The Monster' that is Naoya Inoue as the Japanese remained undefeated on Thursday after scoring a 12-round unanimous decision in their highly-charged title fight at the Saitama Super Arena.Inoue had Donaire down ...
Nov 7, 2019
NONITO Donaire Jr. tries to solidify his claim to being the top bantamweight fighter in the world when he battles undefeated unified champion Naoya Inoue of Japan in Saitama on Thursday.The title bout at the Saitama Super Arena is set for ...
Nov 6, 2019
NONITO Donaire Jr poured out all his frustrations inside the ring and poor Stephon Young had to deal with it.The "Filipino Flash" stopped Young with a sensational one-punch knockout to retain his World Boxing Association bantamweight crown on Saturday at ...
Apr 28, 2019
NONITO Donaire Jr. was caught off guard by the last-minute withdrawal of South African Zolanie Tete in their World Boxing Super Series (WBSS) super-bantamweight title fight set Sunday (Manila time) at the Cajundome in Lafayette, Louisiana.Tete, owner of the ...
Apr 26, 2019
WHILE he had money to burn, Carl 'The Jackal' Frampton did not buy the idea that Nonito 'The Filipino Flash' Donaire Jr. had seen better days going into their recent 12-round showdown for the World Boxing Organization (WBO) interim featherweight (126 ...
Apr 24, 2018
FOUR-time world champion Nonito Donaire Jr expects to make a comeback fight late in September or early October after signing up with Ringstar Sports this week.Donaire's new promotional outfit is owned by former Golden Boy Promotions CEO Richard ...
Jul 26, 2017
NONITO Donaire and Top Rank Promotions have agreed to part ways.Top Rank decided to release four-division world champion Donaire with still one month left in his deal, ending an eight-year run with the promotion, ESPN.com's Dan Rafael ...
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Mar 9, 2017
THE first time Filipino boxing superstars Manny Pacquiao and Nonito Donaire fought in the same card in their careers, one was obviously not too impressed with the other.Asked about Donaire after the 'Filipino Flash's' unanimous decision loss ...
Nov 10, 2016
LAS VEGAS - Nonito Donaire, Jr. said 'losing never crossed my mind' in the wake of his unanimous decision loss to Jessie Magdaleno on Saturday (Sunday, Manila time) at the Thomas and Mack Center.Magdaleno, a hometown favorite, threw more punches ...
Nov 6, 2016
NONITO Donaire lost a unaninous 12-round decision to Jessie Magdaleno to yield his World Boxing Organization (WBO) super-bantamweight title on Sunday at the Thomas and Mack Center in Las Vegas.It was an action filled-fight that appeared too close ...
Nov 6, 2016
IN professional boxing, it is the belt and not the catchy nickname that makes a champion. The latest Pinoy world titleholder Jerwin Ancajas can proudly say he has both. From the time he started punching holes in a sandbag, Ancajas has been ...
Sep 6, 2016
ALBERT Pagara failed to sustain a fiery start and suffered the first loss of his pro career - an eighth round stoppage at the hands of gutsy Cesar Juarez on Saturday night (Sunday, Manila time) in the main event of Pinoy Pride 37 ...
Jul 10, 2016
RISING star Albert Pagara battles dangerous Cesar Juarez of Mexico in a fight that could have a big say on whether the unbeaten Filipino is ripe enough to challenge for a world title.The 12-round bout is the main event of ...
Jul 10, 2016
ALBERT Pagara finally settled in San Francisco two weeks before taking on the toughest test of his promising career.But before leaving the famed Wild Card gym in Los Angeles that has been his home for almost two months, Pagara received some ...
Jun 24, 2016
CESAR Juarez describes unbeaten Filipino Albert Pagara as a 'quality fighter.' But good as he may, there remains a chunk in his armor that's been apparent in the keen eye of the Mexican veteran.Juarez said Pagara gets rattled once he' ...
Jun 19, 2016
NONITO Donaire considers Steph Curry one of the men he looks up to and someone who serves as a positive influence, not just for him, but for everyone."He is an inspiration. He does everything. But the best thing is, he is ...
Apr 22, 2016
NONITO Donaire is prepared for the heat as his defense of the WBO super bantamweight title against Zsolt Bedak of Hungary on Saturday in Cebu City draws near.Donaire and Bedak will be fighting in outdoor conditions as the world title bout ...
Apr 21, 2016
NONITO Donaire considers himself a changed man and a better person since surviving a few trials both in his professional and personal life, including the near-death of his wife Rachel last year, entering his next fight against Zsolt Bedak with much ...
Apr 8, 2016
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