Donaire is popularly known as “The Filipino Flash” due to his exceptionally fast hand speed and formidable punching power,   and is a two-time winner of The Ring’ s Knockout of the Year award, in and As of January , Donaire is ranked as the world’s fourth best active super bantamweight by the Transnational Boxing Rankings Board ,  and the tenth best active featherweight by BoxRec. Donaire was chosen by top-seeded Ryan Burnett as his opponent in the quarter finals. He reached a peak pound for pound ranking of third by The Ring in ,  and was named Fighter of the Year in by the Boxing Writers Association of America. The bout headlined the card titled “Pinoy Power 3. Nonito Donaire struggles, but flurries for TKO-9 win. Accessed May 4,
Alamodome, San Antonio, Texas, U. The Joint , Paradise, Nevada, U. The year-old landed a left hook to the chin of the veteran Mexican late in the third to end the fight and ultimately send Arce – himself a five weight champion – into retirement. In December , Donaire came up as a potential opponent for Carl Frampton after the announcement from promoter Frank Warren. Donaire was born in Talibon , Philippines, the third of four children to Nonito C. Jorge Arce vs Jose Carmona. Transnational Boxing Rankings Board. This impassioned him to win his fights which he did until April
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This impassioned him to win his fights which he did until April He was very smart. Myles Jury vs Andre Fili. Donaire’s progress of 28—1 with 18 knockouts was matched with Mathebula’s of 26—3 with two draws and 14 knockouts.
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Accessed August 25, Accessed May 22, In figjt projects Wikimedia Commons. Vacant Title last held by Dull Mijares. I couldn’t move well so I tried to rely on my upper body movement. A flurried attack had Prado dazed at the end of the first round.
She recovered and her unborn child was unharmed. If you fight I will win the title, you will win it with me. Accessed April 14, Events CenterReno, NevadaU.
The International Boxing Federation ordered a rematch between Donaire and the previous challenger, Moruti Mthalane to take place by August 1, Donaire dedicated his fight against Concepcion to the memory of Corazon “Cory” Aquino and requested Everlasta boxing equipment company, provide a yellow robe with the inscription “I. Inafter a inline decision, Donaire lost his second fight against Rosendo Sanchez. I didn’t have my legs.
The only thing on my mind is Windsor Park and I can’t wait to get there. AlamodomeSan Antonio, TexasU.
Donaire had not been offered the number of fights his contract demanded.
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Vacant Title last held by Jorge Arce. Accessed July 11, Boxing is my life, my passion.
In NovemberDonaire fought Vic Darchinyan in non-title fight that was a rematch of their fight. Accessed May 31, Vargas, a late replacement for Gerson Guerrero, had to move up three weight divisions in order to participate. Sent Jorge Arce into retirement with a third-round stoppage.
Nonito Donaire vs Jorge Arce Full Fight
Accessed March 7, In DecemberDonaire came up as a potential opponent for Carl Frampton after the announcement from promoter Frank Warren. Vacant Title next held by Jorge Arce.
Donaire’s twelve year record of continuous wins was over.