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Donaire looking forward to rematch

Through much of his astonishing career, Nonito Donaire Jr., always felt the need to explain and prove himself.

Posted: June 3rd, 2014 in Boxing / MMA,Editors' Picks,Headlines,Professional | Read More »

A rematch is just right

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It may not be the proper thing to do but, under the sketchy situation, the referee called it right when he allowed the fight to continue after Nonito Donaire Jr. suffered a gaping wound under the left eyebrow during the first round of his challenge for the world featherweight boxing championship in Macau on Saturday.

Posted: June 3rd, 2014 in Bare Eye,Commentary | Read More »

Tough challengers waiting for Filipino Flash

In the tough featherweight neighborhood, all the badass guys are aching to get their hands on Nonito Donaire Jr.

Posted: June 3rd, 2014 in Boxing / MMA,Headlines,Professional | Read More »

Walters, Gradovich raring to fight with Donaire

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Nonito Donaire of the Philippines (R) punches Simpiwe Vetyeka of South Africa during their WBA featherweight title boxing fight in Macau on May 31, 2014. Donaire won the fight. AFP

In the tough featherweight neighborhood, all the badass guys are aching to get their hands on Nonito Donaire Jr.

Posted: June 2nd, 2014 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

Even Donaire not certain he made good show

Nonito "Filipino Flash" Donaire is covered with blood after his WBA World Featherweight Title boxing match against Simpiwe Vetyeka of South Africa in Macau, Saturday, May 31, 2014. Donaire defeated Vetyeka but even Donaire himself wasn’t convinced he made a good show.  AP PHOTO/KIN CHEUNG

So did Nonito Donaire Jr. reaffirm his elite status? The reaction was mixed. In fact, even Nonito Donaire Jr. himself wasn’t convinced he made a good show after capturing the WBA undisputed featherweight title from fallen champ Simpiwe Vetyeka.

Posted: June 2nd, 2014 in Boxing / MMA,Latest Sports Stories,Professional | Read More »

Stunning but strange, Donaire wins title fight

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Simpiwe Vetyeka of South Africa and Nonito Donaire (L) of the Philippines fight during their WBA featherweight title boxing fight in Macau on May 31, 2014. Donaire won the fight. AFP PHOTO

When the chips are down, count on Nonito Donaire Jr. to pull an ace from his sleeve.

Posted: June 2nd, 2014 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

Donaire battles Vetyeka

NONITO Donaire Jr. and Simpiwe Vetyeka pose for photographers. MARC ANTHONY REYES

More than the world title, Nonito Donaire Jr., has two very compelling reasons to come up with a very impressive win on Saturday night.

Posted: May 31st, 2014 in Boxing / MMA,Editors' Picks,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Multimedia,Photos,Photos and Videos,Professional,Section | Read More »

Donaire out to bounce back from ‘dark’ 2013 as he battles Vetyeka

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PHOTO from Top Rank Boxing Twitter account

Nonito Donaire Jr. is out to bounce back from a 2013 “covered in darkness,” starting by conquering Simpiwe Vetyeka on Saturday night.

Posted: May 29th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest Sports Stories,Photos and Videos | Read More »

Send in Filipino Flash with an Elorde heart

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Himself speaking, Nonito Donaire Jr., the Filipino Flash, has vowed to unwrap a new exciting package against South African champion Simpwe Vetyeka in a world featherweight championship duel on Saturday.

Posted: May 29th, 2014 in Bare Eye,Commentary | Read More »

Nonito Donaire wants 4th weight crown

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I want to become world champion again. That was the vow Nonito Donaire Jr. made yesterday as he ferried into this glittering gambling capital of Asia for his world featherweight title bout against reigning champion Simpiwe Vetyeka of South Africa.

Posted: May 28th, 2014 in Boxing / MMA,Headlines,Professional | Read More »

Vetyeka vows to surprise Donaire

South African champion Simpiwe Vetyeka promised to surprise Filipino challenger Nonito Donaire Jr., when he stakes his WBA super featherweight title on May 31 in Macau.

Posted: May 25th, 2014 in Boxing / MMA,Headlines,Professional,Section | Read More »

Donaire set to rebound from 2013 nightmare

WITH the concession on the expansion draft eased just a teeny-weeny bit by the PBA board, there will be at least two active players from each of the 10 PBA ballclubs that will go to the expansion pool and be made available to new teams NLEX, Blackwater and Kia.

Posted: April 27th, 2014 in Billiards,Boxing / MMA,Commentary,Featured Columns,Headlines,In Huddle,Other Sports,Section | Read More »

Why they won’t fight here for now

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WE CAN wish all we want but unless some dramatic changes happen in our hotel and leisure infrastructure, our major Filipino boxing heroes won’t be fighting anytime soon on local shores.

Posted: April 27th, 2014 in Boxing / MMA,Commentary,Featured Columns,Headlines,One Game at a Time,Section | Read More »

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