By Recah Trinidad
NONITO Donaire Jr., boxing fat and flat, scored a stunning stoppage late in his rematch with Victor Darchinyan, but the Filipino Flash surpassed himself by blurting out the name of two-time Olympic gold medalist Guillermo Rigondeaux after scoring the uneven come-from behind victory.
Even in the glow of victory, Filipino boxing star Nonito Donaire Jr.’s first thoughts were about his compatriots caught by a deadly supertyphoon in the Philippines.
By Marc Athony Reyes
ON THE brink of defeat, Filipino four-division world champion Nonito Donaire Jr. turned to his signature punch to stop a rampaging foe and help lift the spirits of a grieving nation yesterday.
By Celest R. Flores
, Mark Giongco
Six years ago, it was Nonito Donaire’s left hand that sent down Vic Darchinyan and catapulted the Filipino to boxing stardom.
Fast forward to Sunday, it was no different as Donaire landed the same left hook that led to a ninth round stoppage of Darchinyan in their 10-round non-title featherweight rematch at the American Bank Center in Corpus Christi, Texas.
By Marc Anthony Reyes
NONITO Donaire Jr., traces the steps he took to the world championship by fighting an old foe aching to settle a score today.
By Mark Giongco
Fierce competitors Nonito “The Filipino Flash” Donaire Jr. and Armenian Vic “The Raging Bull” Darchinyan officially tipped the scales ahead of their awaited rematch Sunday (Manila time) at the American Bank Center in Corpus Christi, Texas.
WHAT makes Vic Darchinyan very dangerous is his hatred for Nonito Donaire Jr.
Filipino four-division champion Nonito Donaire Jr. will seek a fight with WBO featherweight champion Orlando Salido of Mexico once he gets past Vic Darchinyan.
NONITO Donaire Jr. is bringing back his old team in his return fight against Vic Darchinyan on Nov. 9 in Texas.
By Beth Celis
IT’S HARD to tell if Top Rank promoter Bob Arum has indeed lost faith in Nonito Donaire Jr. after the “Filipino Flash” was soundly beaten over 12 rounds by two-time Olympic gold medalist Guillermo Rigondeaux last April. Arum could just as well be challenging the fallen fighter by pricking his pride.
By Marc Anthony Reyes
Nonito Donaire Jr., has vowed to destroy Vic Darchin-yan once more with feeling.
By June Navarro
Filipino ring idol Manny Pacquiao’s humble beginnings went unnoticed until he won the biggest fights of his scintillating career.
HIS CAREER stalled by a painful defeat, Nonito Donaire returns to action against an old rival whom he once knocked out cold to skyrocket to fame.