Donaire faces Casimero in Aug. 14 unification showdown

Glendale Rosal 06/20/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines—- In a sudden turn of events, five-division world champion and newly-crowned WBC world bantamweight king, Nonito “The Filipino Flash” Donaire Jr., replaces Guillermo Rigondeaux of Cuba to fight fellow Filipino world champion Johnriel “Quadro…

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…

Donaire knocks out Oubaali in the fourth to reclaim WBC title

05/30/2021

Nonito Donaire used a powerful left hook and three knockdowns to become the oldest fighter to win a bantamweight title with a fourth round knockout of WBC champion Nordine Oubaali on Saturday night in Los Angeles (Sunday…

Donaire challenge vs WBC champ Oubaali set for December

Bong Lozada - INQUIRER.net 07/23/2020

MANILA, Philippines—Nonito Donaire could get another belt around his waist after his loss to pound-for-pound rising star Naoya Inoue in November 2019. The Filipino legend is set to take on WBC World bantamweight champion Nordine Oubaali on…

Donaire underdog against Japanese ‘monster’

Marc Anthony Reyes - Philippine Daily Inquirer 11/03/2019

Nonito Donaire is used to being the favorite whenever he steps into the ring. Now, the 2012 Fighter of the Year and four-division champion will be treading new ground when he faces Japanese pound-for-pound boss Naoya Inoue,…

Nonito Donaire KOs foe to retain the WBA bantamweight title, advances to WBSS final

Inquirer.net 04/29/2019

Four-division champion Nonito Donaire Jr. scored a sixth-round knockout win over Stephon Young on Sunday, April 28, 2019, to retain the WBA bantamweight title and barge into the finals of the World Boxing Super Series at Cajundome…

Tepora itching to fight big guns, wants ‘Jhack Sparrow’ moniker

Calvin D. Cordova 11/07/2016

JHACK Tepora believes he’s ready to take on the big guns including Jessie Magdaleno, who last Sunday defeated Nonito Donaire Jr. to steal the Filipino fighter’s WBO junior featherweight crown. “I am ready to fight him and…

Losing never crossed my mind, says Donaire

11/06/2016

JESSIE Magdaleno made a proper introduction into the boxing world after a stunning victory over Nonito Donaire via unanimous decision Sunday (Manila time) at the Thomas & Mack Center. The 24-year-old challenger walked away with Donaire’s WBO…

Donaire loses title to American in undercard bout

Glendale G. Rosal 11/06/2016

Nonito “Filipino Flash” Donaire Jr. lost his WBO world super bantamweight title against American Jessie Magdaleno in the undercard of Pacquiao-Vargas bout at the Thomas and Mack Center in Las Vegas,Nevada earlier. All of the three judges…

Donaire vows to stop Bedak in 6

Glendale G. Rosal 04/16/2016

Do you want to witness first hand, how a Nonito Donaire knockout punch works? Then don’t miss the Filipino Flash’s title defense on April 23 at the Cebu City Sports Center against challenger Zsolt “Mr. Left Hook”…

Nonito Donaire secretly training in Cebu’s ALA Boxing Gym

Glendale G. Rosal 06/16/2015

WHAT’S the mystery behind the stealth visit? Unknown to many including the prying media, five-division world champion Nonito “The Filipino Flash” Donaire has been secretly training for four days already at the famed ALA Boxing Gym in…

Even Donaire not certain he made good show

06/02/2014

MACAU—So did Nonito Donaire Jr. reaffirm his elite status? The reaction was mixed. In fact, even Nonito Donaire Jr. himself wasn’t convinced he made a good show after capturing the WBA undisputed featherweight title from fallen champ…

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