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Donaire Jr, Nishioka weigh-in for Sunday’s fight

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POUND FOR POUND. (L-R) Toshioka Nishioka and Nonito Donaire pose during the weigh-in at Manhattan Beach Marriott Hotel on Oct. 12, 2012 in Manhattan Beach, California. Nishioka and Donaire weighed in at 121.8 pounds and 121.6 pounds respectively. AFP

MANILA, Philippines — Nonito Donaire Jr. had no problem making the weight in the routine weighi-in Friday (Saturday Morning in Manila) for his bout against Toshiaki Nishioka in California.

Donaire (29-1, 18 KOs) tipped in the scales at 121.6 pounds, just a hair lighter than Nishioka (39-4-3, 24 KOs), who came in at 121.8.

The “Filipino Flash” stakes his WBO/IBA superbantamweight crowns against Japan’s Nishioka (Sunday in Manila) before an expected packed crowd at the Home Depot Center in Carson.

Meanwhile, Brandon “Bambam” Rios came in at 140 pounds while “Mile High” Mike Alvardo registered a weight of 139.8 in the weigh-in of the co-feature bout.

Both undefeated, Rios and Alvarado clash for the vacant WBO Latino light welterweight and WBO light welterweight titles on Saturday as a prelude to Donaire-Nishioka fight.


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Tags: Boxing , Nonito Donaire Jr , Sports , Toshiaki Nishioka

  • http://twitter.com/Borogol Borogol

    LAOS ANG LAHING SUPOT! LOL

  • jzdrpinby

    Nonito we’re proud of you..more actions for first 3 rounds Mr. flash..

  • jzdrpinby

    Nonito please make a lot of actions in 3 rounds.

  • jzdrpinby

    More actions Nonito!!! I think in first 3 rounds there is a knockdown.

  • jzdrpinby

    Nonito has a determination to win..I wish more actions in first 3 rounds

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/MJFXCRSCXRWPLL42QQKSINC3AQ Mamerto

    Nonito a heavy betting-favorite at “five~one”

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/MJFXCRSCXRWPLL42QQKSINC3AQ Mamerto

    Hoping for a Donaire KO victory, within 7 rounds.
    Ok na rin kung TKO sa 12th.

  • NY_Pinoy

    Meron din palang good-looking Pinoy champion!?!

  • malek_abdul

    Good luck Nonito!!!

  • UrHONOR

    NONITO by, at least, unanimous decision.



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