Nonito Donaire on vulnerability: “You can be the best guy in a sport or the best athlete or whoever it is. We’re still human, and that’s what it all comes down to is that we’re human.”
RING and WBO junior featherweight champion Nonito Donaire weighed in at 121.5 compared to the division limit of 122 for challenger Jorge Arce on Friday.
HBO’s exiting Larry Merchant: “I’m proud to be associated with so many talented people who made us into a groundbreaking network.”
RING junior featherweight champion Nonito Donaire vows that “no way” will Saturday night’s defense against Jorge Arce go the full 12 rounds.
Nonito Donaire will face Jorge Arce on Dec. 15, with Guillermo Rigondeaux slated for the undercard at the Toyota Center in Houston.
“I’m very hungry for this fight, and that’s what’s going to carry me to victory,” said once-beaten Anselmo Moreno, who will make his 122-pound debut on Nov. 10 against undefeated WBC tltleholder Abner Mares.
Nonito Donaire will face junior featherweight Toshiaki Nishioka after former lightweight beltholder Brandon Rios makes his junior welterweight debut in a clash of unbeatens with Mike Alvarado on Oct. 13.
WBO junior featherweight beltholder Nonito Donaire will defend his crown against former titleholder Toshiaki Nishioka on Oct. 13 at Home Depot Center. Brandon Rios makes his junior welterweight debut against Mike Alvarado on the undercard.