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RingTv image Video: Simpiwe Vetyeka-Nonito Donaire weigh-in

Video: Simpiwe Vetyeka-Nonito Donaire weigh-in

Watch Friday’s official weigh-in for WBA featherweight titleholder Simpiwe Vetyeka’s and Nonito Donaire Jr.’s showdown on Saturday night in Macau. Donaire made the division limit of 126 pounds. Vetyeka, who dethroned long-reigning champ Chris John last year, weighed 125.5.

RingTv image Q&A: Simpiwe Vetyeka

Q&A: Simpiwe Vetyeka

Simpiwe Vetyeka looks to make the first defense of his WBA featherweight crown against Nonito Donaire on Saturday in Macau. The South African spoke to RingTV.com about upsetting long-reigning champ Chris John after Nelson Mandela passed and other subjects.

RingTv image Chris John announces his retirement

Chris John announces his retirement

Indonesian boxing legend Chris John announced his retirement from the sport two weeks removed from losing his WBA featherweight title to Simphiwe Vetyeka. John, who had held the title for 10 years, was attempting to equal the division title defense record.