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Nonito Donaire due Monday, ready to start training

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Former three-division champion Nonito Donaire Jr., is slated to arrive Monday to begin training for his WBA and IBO super featherweight title fight against holder Simpiwe Vetyeka of South Africa on May 31.

Posted: March 24th, 2014 in Boxing / MMA,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos and Videos,Professional | Read More »

Donaire up against ‘badly off’ champion

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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 »

Donaire returns to ring vs South African champ on May 10

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Nonito Donaire celebrates his win over Vic Darchinyan during round 9 of their featherweight rematch, Saturday, Nov. 9, 2013, in Corpus Christi, Texas. Even in the glow of victory, the Filipino boxing star’s first thoughts were about his compatriots caught by a deadly supertyphoon in the Philippines.  AP FILE PHOTO/ERIC GAY

Out to redeem himself after a rough year, Nonito Donaire Jr., returns to the ring on May 10 against IBF featherweight champion Simphiwe Vetyeka of South Africa in a title fight at Venetian Resort in Macau.

Posted: February 23rd, 2014 in Boxing / MMA,Editors' Picks,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Multimedia,Photos,Photos and Videos,Professional,Section | Read More »

‘Sugar’ Shane Mosley arrives in Manila

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Shane Mosley file photo

American boxing legend “Sugar” Shane Mosley is in the country for the first time Tuesday to help raise funds for the victims of Typhoon “Yolanda” through the United Boxing Relief Fund.

Posted: January 21st, 2014 in Boxing / MMA,Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

Sports moments for US Filipinos in 2013

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For sports-minded Filipinos stateside, 2013 seemed filled with drama away from the playing field than on it.

Posted: January 3rd, 2014 in Commentary,Southpaw | Read More »

Fallen Donaire vows to ‘come back and do better’

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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 »

Donaire, Rigondeaux make weight for unification bout in New York

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

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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 »

Rigondeaux still needs experience, says Donaire

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Nonito Donaire. AFP

There’s no doubt Cuban boxer Guillermo Rigondeaux is a great fighter — in the amateur ranks.

Posted: February 22nd, 2013 in Boxing / MMA,Featured Gallery,Latest Sports Stories,Professional | Read More »

Donaire-Rigondeaux bout in jeopardy

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The announced April 13 showdown between reigning WBO super bantamweight champion Nonito Donaire Jr. and Cuban challenger Guillermo Rigondeaux hit a snag.

Posted: February 20th, 2013 in Boxing / MMA,Featured Gallery,Latest Sports Stories,Professional | Read More »

Donaire pays courtesy call on Aquino

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Donaire meets with President Aquino in Malacañang. Photo from Abi Valte's Twitter account (@abi_valte).

Boxing champion Nonito “The Filipino Flash” Donaire Jr. paid a courtesy call on President Benigno S. Aquino Thursday afternoon.

Posted: December 20th, 2012 in Boxing / MMA,Featured Gallery,Latest Sports Stories,Professional | Read More »

Donaire arrives in Manila

FIGHTER OF THE YEAR CONTENDER Nonito “The Filipino Flash” Donaire flashes a big smile at the VIP lounge of Ninoy Aquino International Airport Terminal 2 shortly after his arrival on Wednesday morning, following his sensational knockout victory against veteran Mexican fighter Jorge Arce in Houston, Texas, on Saturday. Donaire, who retained his World Boxing Organization super bantamweight belt, is a leading candidate for Fighter of the Year. Unless Mexican warrior Juan Manuel Marquez gets the nod for knocking out Filipino boxing hero Manny Pacquiao. GRIG C. MONTEGRANDE

Nonito “The Filipino Flash” Donaire Jr. arrived at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport early Wednesday from the United States following his third round stoppage of Mexican boxer Jorge Arce last Saturday night (Sunday morning here).

Posted: December 19th, 2012 in Boxing / MMA,Featured Gallery,Latest Sports Stories,Professional | Read More »

Donaire hopes KO victory over Arce lifted Filipinos’ spirits

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Nonito Donaire, center, celebrates as referee Laurence Cole, right, holds up his arm after beating Jorge Arce in their WBO junior featherweight title boxing match Saturday, Dec. 15, 2012, in Houston. Donaire knocked Arce out in the third round. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

Boxing champion Nonito “the Filipino Flash” Donaire Jr. gave his countrymen something to cheer about Sunday morning (Manila time).

Posted: December 16th, 2012 in Boxing / MMA,Featured Gallery,Latest Sports Stories,Photos and Videos,Professional | Read More »

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