Nonito Donaire’s KO of Zsolt Bedak was cheered on by more than 20,000 fans at Cebu City Sports Center, a sign that he’s finally being embraced in the Philippines.
In his first title defense on home soil in seven years, Nonito Donaire knocked Hungarian contender Zsolt Bedak down three times en route to a third-round TKO.
After struggling at featherweight, Nonito Donaire seems to have found his footing at 122 pounds and will return on April 23.
Former featherweight titleholder Evgeny Gradovich is rumored to be considering a move to 122 pounds to challenge Nonito Donaire, but first things first.
Fresh off his vacant WBO 122-pound title win over Cesar Juarez, Nonito Donaire looks to face anyone available in the division in 2016.
Nonito Donaire won his seventh major title (the WBO’s vacant 122-pound title) with a hard-fought decision over rugged Cesar Juarez on Friday in San Juan, Puerto Rico.
On Friday, former four-division titlist Nonito Donaire will face Cesar Juarez for the vacant WBO junior featherweight title in Puerto Rico on truTV.
Nonito Donarie and 2012 U.S. Olympian Jose Ramirez will headline an UniMas-televised card on July 18 at The Venetian Macao’s Cotai Arena in Macau.