Nonito Donaire did not excite the crowd at the Home Depot Center during the first five rounds of his 122-pound showdown with Toshiaki Nishioka on Saturday, but at least the new RING champ closed the HBO-televised show with a ninth-round stoppage.
Photos of Nonito Donaire, Toshiaki Nishioka, Brandon Rios and Mike Alvarado on the scales ahead of Saturday’s card at the Home Depot Center in Carson, Calif.
Watch highlights from the kick-off press conference for the anticipated Nonito Donaire-Toshiaki Nishioka/Brandon Rios-Mike Alvarado doubleheader that takes place on Oct. 13 at The Home Depot Center in Carson, Calif.
RingTV’s Dominic Verdin interviewed Nonito Donaire and Toshiaki Nishioka at the recent press conference for thier anticipated HBO-televised RING junior featherweight championship showdown on Oct. 13 in Carson, Calif.
Respected Japanese veteran Toshiaki Nishioka relishes the opportunity to win universal recognition as the junior featherweight champ, as well as the admiration of American fans, when he challenges Nonito Donaire on HBO on Oct. 13.