Is Donaire simply too much for Nishioka?

05
Oct

Is Donaire simply too much for Nishioka?

Trainer Robert Garcia believes Nonito Donaire’s speed and power will overwhelm Toshiaki Nishioka, who has not lost in nearly nine years.

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05
Oct

Lem’s latest: Garcia brothers hope to end feud

Robert Garcia and his older brother, Danny, are both respected trainers of champion fighters, but have have been divided by a rift dating back to the early pro days of Victor Ortiz.

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29
Aug

Mares-Moreno ‘a sweet deal’ for Oct. 27

WBC junior featherweight belt-holder Abner Mares has a defense against Anselmo Moreno on Oct. 27.

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27
Aug

Pacquiao’s advisor: No decision yet

Manny Pacquiao is apparently no closer to deciding from among at least two dates or among three opponents for his return to the ring. 

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27
Aug

Donaire knows he’s ‘at risk’ against Nishioka

Nonito Donaire on facing Toshiaki Nishioka: “You have to find the fighters who can challenge you and who will put you at risk. You put yourself at risk of losing, at risk of getting hurt, at risk of losing your life. That’s all part of boxing.”

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25
Aug

Lem’s latest: Donaire’s a lover, fighter, in film

IBF and WBO junior featherweight beltholder Nonito Donaire portrays a poor man driven by love in the movie Palad Ta Ang Nagbuot, which he recently completed filming in his native Philippines.

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24
Aug

Donaire’s year-round random drug testing begins

Nonito Donaire on his year-round random drug testing commitment: “I try to write down anything and everything that I might be in contact with. Even with the food that I’m eating and where I’m at, or where I’ve been.”

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15
Aug

HBO, Showtime fall dates to clash

Showtime’s Stephen Espinoza once said of co-existing with HBO that “there is room for two very successful, very active networks in boxing.”

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09
Aug

Rios: Alvarado brawl will conjure Corrales-Castillo, Gatti-Ward

Unbeaten former lightweight titleholder Brandon Rios on his Oct. 13 clash with undefeated 140-pound contender Mike Alvarado: “It’s going to be a very violent, very bloody fight. It’s going to be a can’t-miss fight.”

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08
Aug

It’s official: HBO, Top Rank announce Oct. 13 double-header

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.

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