Inoue announces Donaire rematch on Twitter

Glendale G. Rosal 03/31/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The unbeaten Japanese world champion Naoya “Monster” Inoue officially announced on Twitter his rematch with reigning WBC world bantamweight champion Nonito “The Filipino Flash” Donaire Jr. on June 7, 2022, in Saitama Super…

Bornea joins Donaire, Nietes as ‘Probellum boxer’

Glendale G. Rosal 01/13/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A few days before his big fight, the unbeaten Jade “Hurricane” Bornea officially signed a promotional contract with international boxing outfit, Probellum. On Thursday, Probellum officially announced Bornea as the newest boxer joining…

Donaire KOs Gaballo in 4th, retains WBO bantamweight title

Glendale G. Rosal 12/12/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Nonito “Filipino Flash” Donaire defied age by knocking out a much younger Reymart Gaballo in the fourth round of their all-Filipino world title duel at the Dignity Health and Sports Park in Carson…

Donaire, Gaballo make weight, ready for their title fight in California

Glendale G. Rosal 12/11/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The all-Filipino world title duel between the reigning and defending WBC world bantamweight king, Nonito “Filipino Flash” Donaire, and interim world champion, Reymart “Assassin” Gaballo, is officially on after both ring warriors passed…

Donaire on Casimero fight’s purse bid outcome: We were shocked, we have no say on the money

Glendale G. Rosal 10/11/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines— The camp of Nonito “The Filipino Flash” Donaire Jr. immediately denied the speculations that they influenced the low outcome of the purse bid of the upcoming title defense of WBO world bantamweight champion John…

Gaballo sees tough WBC bantam title match against Donaire 

Glendale G. Rosal 09/27/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The World Boxing Council (WBC) interim world bantamweight champion Reymart “Assassin” Gaballo expects a tough fight in his first world title shot against Nonito “Filipino Flash” Donaire Jr. Recently, the WBC’s championship governing…

Donaire says he is fighting in December ‘with whoever steps in the ring’

Bong Lozada - Reporter / @BLozadaINQ 09/23/2021

MANILA, Philippines—Nonito Donaire is adamant that he will be defending his WBC bantamweight title in December, it’s just a question of who he will be fighting. The WBC ordered Donaire to fight mandatory challenger and interim champion…

WBC orders Donaire to defend title against Gaballo

Glendale Rosal 09/21/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines—- The World Boxing Council (WBC) ordered four-division world champion and reigning WBC world bantamweight champion Nonito “The Filipino Flash” Donaire Jr. to defend his title against unbeaten interim world champion and fellow Filipino Reymart…

Donaire pushes Casimero to sign contract for world unification title bout

Glendale G. Rosal 09/19/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines— The four-division world champion and reigning WBC world bantamweight champion Nonito “Filipino Flash” Donaire is pushing his bitter rival, the WBO world bantamweight champion John Riel “Quadro Alas” Casimero, to sign the contract to…

Donaire, Casimero are enroled in anti-doping program – VADA

Glendale G. Rosal 06/28/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines —The Voluntary Anti-Doping Association (VADA) announced that both the WBC world bantamweight champion Nonito “The Filipino Flash” Donaire and his opponent WBO world bantamweight king John Riel “Quadro Alas” Casimero have already enrolled with…

Inoue-Donaire 2 in the works? Nonito, Naoya meet again

Bong Lozada - Reporter / @BLozadaINQ 06/18/2021

MANILA, Philippines—A rematch could be looming for bantamweight champions Naoya Inoue and Nonito Donaire. In a video that Top Rank posted on social media, the two met and exchanged pleasantries ahead of Inoue’s press conference with Filipino…

Donaire sees underdog Pacquiao beating Spence: He can do it too

Bong Lozada - Reporter / @BLozadaINQ 05/30/2021

MANILA, Philippines — Nonito Donaire isn’t writing off Manny Pacquiao in the latter’s title fight against WBC and IBF world welterweight champion Errol Spence Jr. After all, he and Pacquiao are on similar plot points at this…

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