Nonito Donaire on his staredown with Rigondeaux: "I felt like he just couldn't look at me in the eyes for that long. It's just one of those things."
In accepting his award for Fighter of the Year, an emotional Nonito Donaire spoke of coming a long way since being the "small, frail, asthmatic little boy" of his childhood.
RING junior featherweight champ Nonito Donaire on clash with Guillermo Rigondeaux on Saturday: "When it comes down to the title fights, we're both aggressive and we can both be offensive guys."
Former WBC 122-pound titleholder Abner Mares on the Nonito Donaire-Guillermo Rigondeaux junior featherwieght championship bout: "I see Nonito winning by knockout. I estimate a seven-round knockout by Nonito if Rigondeaux doesn't just run and box all night."
HBO has released a video of Nonito Donaire's greatest performances in advance of his April 13 fight with Guillermo Rigondeaux.
RING junior featherweight champion Nonito Donaire takes on unbeaten WBA counterpart Guillermo Rigondeaux on April 13.
RING champion Nonito Donaire will face WBA junior featherweight counter part Guillermo Rigondeaux on April 13 at Radio City Musical Hall in New York.
RING 122-pound champion Nonito Donaire will meet undefeated WBA counterpart Guillermo Rigondeaux in a highly-anticipated clash on April 13 at New York's Radio City Music Hall.
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."
WBC junior featherweight titleholder Abner Mares calls a clash with RING, IBF and WBO champion Nonito Donaire "the only fight for me."
Nonito Donaire will face Jorge Arce on Dec. 15, with Guillermo Rigondeaux slated for the undercard at the Toyota Center in Houston.
Unbeaten junior welterweight Brandon Rios is an ambassador for the non-profit organization, Padres Contra El Cancer, or, Parents Against Cancer.
THE RING's No.-1 rated-junior featherweight Toshiaki Nishioka on what it would mean to defeat WBO/IBF titleholder Nonito Donaire for the vacant RING belt: "I want to be the world champion, not just a Japanese champion."
Trainer Robert Garcia believes Nonito Donaire's speed and power will overwhelm Toshiaki Nishioka, who has not lost in nearly nine years.
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."
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.
WBA junior featherweight titleholder Guillermo Rigondeaux will pursue his fourth straight knockout victory against Robert Marroquin on Sept. 15 in Las Vegas.
Manager Cameron Dunkin's plan for Mikey Garcia is to match him against Orlando Salido in the fall, while the hope for Brandon Rios is a fight with Juan Manuel Marquez.
Ringtv.com asked a panel of boxing insiders what will happen when WBO junior featherweight beltholder Nonito Donaire faces his tallest opponent yet in IBF counterpart Jeffrey Mathebula on Saturday.
Undefeated junior lightweight titleholder Adrien Broner, who defends his WBO title against Vicente Escobedo in his native Cincinnati on July 21, will be featured in HBO's short documentary "2 Days: Adrien Broner" on July 7.
Abner Mares is not contractually bound to Showtime, said his promoter, Richard Schaefer.
A rib injury prompted Abner Mares to turn down an Aug. 25 clash in his native Mexico.
Nonito Donaire's manager, Cameron Dunkin, calls the WBO junior featherweight titleholder "pound-for-pound, maybe the best fighter in the world."
WBO 122-pound titleholder Nonito Donaire says he wants to unify the junior featherweight division beginning with IBF beltholder Jeffrey Mathebula, who he faces on July 7 in Carson, Calif.
Showtime commentator and former light heavyweight titleholder Antonio Tarver has been suspended and fined $2,500 after a positive drug test for the anabolic steroid drostanolone.
WBO junior featherweight titleholder Nonito Donaire will pioneer a move for year-round, random drug testing of blood and urine to be conducted by the Voluntary Anti-Doping Association.
Abner Mares has fought 60 consecutive championship rounds, but has yet to compete in his native Mexico.
Former middleweight champ Kelly Pavlik will return to the ring on July 7 against Will Rosinsky. The Pavlik-Rosinky fight replaces the cancelled Brandon Rios-Mauricio Herrera bout that was scheduled on the Boxing Arter Dark card.
Brandon Rios injured his right arm during sparring on Tuesday and has to pull out of a scheduled July bout against Mauricio Herrera.
Trainer Freddie Roach says he had a bad feeling as soon as he heard the first scorecard being read after Manny Pacquiao's fight against Tim Bradley.
Nonito Donaire and Brandon Rios will be the featured fighters in an HBO-televised double-header from the Home Depot Center in Carson, Calif., on July 7.