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Nonito Donaire vague on Conte split

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NEW YORK CITY—Good and bad, Nonito Donaire Jr., can’t deny of distractions going into his fight with Guillermo Rigondeaux.

A few weeks before the fight, his long-time nutrition and condition coach Victor Conte left Team Donaire for reasons neither the reformed peddler of performance-enhancing drugs or the three-division champion bothered to explain.

When asked about it, Donaire said it’s “irrelevant to answer” at this stage and added that he gives “people a choice whether to join Team Donaire or not.”

Still, Donaire thanked Conte’s contribution to his team the past seven fights but added that the knowledge in nutrition and recovery “are all in my head right now.”

It was Conte who sponsored Donaire for a 24/7 testing under Voluntary Anti Doping Association, which gave the Filipino Flash the distinction of becoming the only professional boxer to undergo such rigid test.


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  • http://www.facebook.com/ricky.nazareno.3 Ricky Nazareno

    With or without Conte, Donaire will give Rigo something he wont forget for the rest of his life comes fight night ( which is in a few hours ),,,,

    • Brax82

      Yep.. his 12th win..

  • http://www.facebook.com/noelsantos37 pathfinder093

    malinis ang loob..hindi kagaya ng iba dyan..puro testosterone ang laman!



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