Quantcast
Latest Stories
Home » Guillermo Rigondeaux You are browsing entries tagged with “Guillermo Rigondeaux”

Donaire up against ‘badly off’ champion

By
FILE PHOTO

It won’t be a walk in the park for Nonito Donaire Jr. Word on the Internet said South African WBA super and IBO featherweight champion Simpiwe Vetyeka (26-2-0, with 16 knockouts) is facing cash troubles which could be a powerful motivation when he fights Donaire on May 31 title fight in Macau.

Posted: March 15th, 2014 in Boxing / MMA,Editors' Picks,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Multimedia,Photos,Photos and Videos,Professional,Section | Read More »

Nonito expected another picnic?

By

He had agreed to walk blindly into the championship ring by failing (refusing?) to watch a single taped bout of his Cuban opponent.

Posted: April 17th, 2013 in Bare Eye,Commentary | Read More »

Did Donaire underestimate Cuban foe?

By

Many boxing writers and experts were on the same wavelength recently. They all believe that Nonito Donaire Jr. lost the fight last Sunday because he had underestimated Cuban boxer Guillermo Rigondeaux.

Posted: April 17th, 2013 in Commentary,In Huddle | Read More »

Cuban foe outclasses Donaire

By
Guillermo Rigondeaux, left, lands a punch on Nonito Donaire during a junior featherweight title boxing match at Radio City Music Hall in New York Sunday, April 14, 2013. Rigondeaux won on a unanimous twelve round decision. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

Firing stiff jabs and showing lightning-quick reflexes, Cuban Guillermo Rigondeaux outclassed Nonito Donaire Jr. on Saturday night for a stunning unanimous decision victory to unify their world super bantamweight titles at the jampacked Radio City Music Hall here.

Posted: April 15th, 2013 in Boxing / MMA,Latest Sports Stories,Professional | Read More »

Fallen Donaire vows to ‘come back and do better’

By
Nonito Donaire has his eye checked after losing a junior featherweight title boxing match against Guillermo Rigondeaux at Radio City Music Hall in New York Sunday, April 14, 2013. Rigondeaux won a unanimous twelve round decision. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

Like the other fallen boxing champions before him, Nonito “The Filipino Flash” Donaire Jr. vowed Sunday a comeback.

Posted: April 14th, 2013 in Boxing / MMA,Featured Gallery,Latest Sports Stories,Photos and Videos,Professional | Read More »

Another fallen champion: Donaire yields world boxing title to Rigondeaux

By
Guillermo Rigondeaux, left, lands a punch on Nonito Donaire during a junior featherweight title boxing match at Radio City Music Hall in New York Sunday, April 14, 2013. Rigondeaux won on a unanimous twelve round decision. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

Philippine boxing took another blow after Nonito “The Filipino Flash” Donaire lost his WBO world super bantamweight belt to unbeaten Cuban Guillermo Rigondeaux Sunday (Manila time) in their 12-round fight at the Radio City Music Hall in New York.

Posted: April 14th, 2013 in Boxing / MMA,Featured Gallery,Latest Sports Stories,Professional | Read More »

Donaire, Cuban mix it up

By
RADIO CITY FACEOFF Nonito Donaire and Guillermo Rigondeaux pose for a photo during the weigh-in on Friday for their fight Saturday (Sunday in Manila) in New York City. They are fighting for Donaire’s WBO and Rigondeaux’s WBA junior featherweight titles in the most unusual fight venue—New York’s iconic Radio City Music Hall. AP FILE PHOTO

Nonito Donaire Jr. vowed to go “power for power, speed for speed” while Cuban Guillermo Rigondeaux promised to do “more than I have done in the past.”

Posted: April 14th, 2013 in Boxing / MMA,Editors' Picks,Headlines,Multimedia,Photos,Photos and Videos,Professional | Read More »

Nonito Donaire vague on Conte split

By
Nonito Donaire Jr. FILE PHOTO

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.

Posted: April 14th, 2013 in Boxing / MMA,Editors' Picks,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Professional,Section | Read More »

Donaire, Rigondeaux make weight for unification bout in New York

By
Official Weights: Nonito Donaire 121.6 lbs vs Guillermo Rigondeaux 121.5 lbs Photo Credit: Chris Farina / Top Rank

Filipino bet Nonito Donaire Jr. and Guillermo Rigondeaux made weight Saturday morning (Manila time) for their WBO and WBA super bantamweight unification bout set on Sunday.

Posted: April 13th, 2013 in Boxing / MMA,Latest Sports Stories,Professional | Read More »

Donaire ready for tough haul vs Rigondeaux

By
Final Press Conference for Donaire vs Rigondeaux. Photo Credit: Chris Farina / Top Rank

“We’ll take Guillermo Rigondeaux into deep water.” Trainer Robert Garcia spoke of this game plan for Nonito Donaire Jr. when the WBO super bantamweight champion tries to add the WBA crown of the undefeated Cuban on Saturday (Sunday morning in Manila) at Radio City Music Hall here.

Posted: April 13th, 2013 in Boxing / MMA,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Professional,Section | Read More »

Donaire purse tops $1 million

By
donaire1

Nonito Donaire Jr. is now well entrenched in the millionaire boys’ club with a paycheck worth “well above a million dollars” for his world super bantamweight title unification fight with Guillermo Rigondeaux of Cuba this weekend.

Posted: April 12th, 2013 in Boxing / MMA,Editors' Picks,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Professional | Read More »

Donaire: You’ll see the best of me on fight night

By
Nonito "The Filipino Flash" Donaire . FILE PHOTO

Even with things going his way inside and outside the ring, Nonito “The Filipino Flash” Donaire assured that he’s focused as ever — especially for Sunday.

Posted: April 11th, 2013 in Boxing / MMA,Featured Gallery,Latest Sports Stories,Professional,Section | Read More »

Donaire counters better than rival

By
Nonito "Filipino Flash" Donaire AP File Photo

It will be a fight between counterpunchers when Nonito Donaire Jr. squares off with Guillermo Rigondeaux in their unification clash for the world super bantamweight title on April 13 at Radio City Music Hall in New York City.

Posted: March 13th, 2013 in Boxing / MMA,Editors' Picks,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Professional | Read More »

Advertisement
  1. Vietnam says it will not host Asian Games
  2. Pacquiao back in PH, heads home to wife, kids
  3. Manny Pacquiao in PBA? If so, he’ll wear No. 17
  4. Duke freshman declares for NBA draft
  5. Power Pinays smash India in Asian Women’s Club volleyball opener
  6. Freddie Roach: I’m satisfied; Manny Pacquiao did well
  7. Federer would skip tennis to be with wife, newborn
  8. Nadal passes clay landmark with 300th victory
  9. Ginebra’s new import Freeman arrives, makes PBA return vs ROS
  10. After Pacquiao, BIR chief Henares runs after boxing fans
  1. ‘Mommy D’ steals show as son fights
  2. Pacquiao wins unanimous decision vs Bradley to reclaim WBO title
  3. Pacquiao: I’m ready for Mayweather bout
  4. Manny Pacquiao: I’ll have everything back
  5. Mommy Dionisia explains ‘vodoo’ act vs Bradley
  6. Pacquiao punching power ‘way harder’ in first fight—Bradley
  7. Wrestling star Ultimate Warrior’s cause of death revealed
  8. My ideal weight is 140, declares Pacquiao
  9. Pacquiao ‘strong, faster’ for tiff
  10. Pacquiao survives sneaky haymaker in 4th round
  1. ‘Mommy D’ steals show as son fights
  2. Pacquiao wins unanimous decision vs Bradley to reclaim WBO title
  3. Pacquiao: I’m ready for Mayweather bout
  4. Mayweather surprise visitor to Bradley camp
  5. Bradley won’t last distance– Peñalosa
  6. Manny Pacquiao: I’ll have everything back
  7. Mommy Dionisia explains ‘vodoo’ act vs Bradley
  8. Pacquiao punching power ‘way harder’ in first fight—Bradley
  9. Wrestling star Ultimate Warrior’s cause of death revealed
  10. Tapering off: Pacquiao already at 147 lb

News

  • US teacher fired over comment on black president
  • Magnitude-7.5 earthquake shakes Mexican capital
  • Title of new Hillary Clinton book: ‘Hard Choices’
  • Filipinos, Dutch re-enact crucifixion of Christ
  • 14 killed in car bombing in Homs
  • Sports

  • Nadal ousted by Ferrer in Monte Carlo quarters
  • Pacquiao shorts in Bradley fight sold for P1.7M in LA auction
  • Ryu pitches Dodgers past Giants
  • Alonso sets the pace in Chinese GP practice
  • Heat seek Three-peat but Spurs, Pacers top seeds
  • Lifestyle

  • Levine designs womenswear with help from fiancee
  • Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Nobel laureate, dies at 87
  • Ford Mustang turns 50 atop Empire State Building
  • Pro visual artists, lensmen to judge Pagcor’s photo contest
  • ‘Labahita a la bacalao’
  • Entertainment

  • Myx TV premieres Asian American ‘docu-series’
  • A nutty finale for ‘Scandal,’ TV’s craziest show
  • EXO postpones release of mini album ‘Overdose’
  • ‘X-men’ filmmaker slams ‘fabricated’ sex attack claims
  • Singer Chris Brown’s bodyguard on trial in DC
  • Business

  • US commerce secretary spells out economic facet of ‘pivot to Asia’
  • Italy sells luxury state cars on eBay
  • Asian shares mostly up in quiet trade
  • Dollar up in Asia on US jobs data, Ukraine deal
  • Barbie doll has a problem
  • Technology

  • Nasa’s moon-orbiting robot crashes down
  • Netizens pay respects to Gabriel Garcia Marquez
  • Nokia recalls 30,000 chargers for Lumia 2520 tablet
  • Facebook rolls out ‘nearby friends’ feature
  • Netizens seethe over Aquino’s ‘sacrifice’ message
  • Opinion

  • Editorial cartoon, April 17, 2014
  • A humbler Church
  • Deepest darkness
  • ‘Agnihotra’ for Earth’s health
  • It’s the Holy Week, time to think of others
  • Global Nation

  • Las Vegas ‘Pinoy Pride’ fest hails Filipino heritage
  • Marking Jesus’ journey on Good Friday
  • Filipina accomplice arrested for fake bills in Malaysia
  • DoH denies Filipino nurse no longer positive for MERS virus
  • WHO warns vs spread of MERS-Cov, urges vigilance in taking precautions
  • Marketplace