Donaire: From bullied child to champion boxer

05
Nov

Donaire: From bullied child to champion boxer

Nonito Donaire shared about his childhood and the fear he had during his early boxing experiences on an HBO-produced video for the Boxing After Dark series. “Walking into the ring,” he said. “I literally pissed in my pants I was so scared.”

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01
Nov

Mares-Agbeko workout

Abner Mares, Joseph Agbeko, Vic Darchinyan, Anselmo Moreno and Frankie Gomez work out ahead of the Dec. 3 show in Anaheim, Calif. Photos by Esther Lin / SHOWTIME

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31
Oct

Mares-Agbeko II weigh in

Weigh-ins for Abner Mares vs. Joseph Agbeko and Anselmo Moreno vs. Vic Darchinyan. Photos by Naoki Fukuda.

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18
Sep

Darchinyan: ‘I made Donaire, and I will break him’

Vic Darchinyan will get a shot at revenge against Nonito Donaire six years after Donaire’s left hook knocked him out in the fifth round.

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18
Sep

Donaire-Darchinyan II, Garcia-Martinez presser streamed live

Wednesday’s press conference featuring Mikey Garcia and rival Rocky Martinez, plus Nonito Donaire and Vic Darchinyan, was streamed live on Top Rank’s website.

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10
Sep

Lem’s latest: For Rios, a fifth child named after a boxer

Brandon Rios’ wife gave birth to their third child on Monday. The former lightweight titleholder has five children, all of whom are named after professional boxers.

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31
Aug

Donaire, M. Garcia, Martirosyan-Andrade in tripleheader

Former RING junior featherweight champion Nonito Donaire and RING featherweight champion Mikey Garcia will return to the ring on Nov. 9 as part of a tripleheader on HBO.

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22
Aug

Gym Notes: Mares does whatever it takes to win

Abner Mares turned some hardcore fans off with his rugged – sometimes ruthless – fighting tactics in the past, but even his most ardent critics agree that his unpredictable style makes him one of boxing’s most effective world-class competitors. Mares was at his brutal best in a recent sparring session to prepare for Saturday’s showdown with Jhonny Gonzalez.

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21
Aug

Can Mares war with Gonzalez? Ask the experts

THE RING’s No. 5-rated pound-for-pound boxer, Abner Mares, will be in his sixth consecutive title bout and his eighth consecutive fight against a RING-ranked fighter when he faces Jhonny Gonzalez on Saturday.

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15
Aug

Lem’s latest: Mares to show ‘elite’ talent versus Gonzalez

Unbeaten WBC featherwieght titleholder Abner Mares on his Aug. 24 fight with veteran two-division beltholder Jhonny Gonzalez: “You will see a different Abner Mares. I can’t wait to show that I’m one of the elite.”

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