WBO super-bantamweight champion Nonito Donaire gets the 2 Days treatment as the HBO cameras followed him around in the 48 hours before his title-winning debut in the divsion against Wilfredo Vazquez Jr back in February. Becoming only the second Asian to win titles in four different weight classes behind Manny Pacquiao, the ‘Flipino Flash’ is due out again on July 7 to unify the titles against IBF champion Jeffrey Mathebula.
WBO super-bantamweight champion Nonito Donaire worked out in front of the cameras ahead of his upcoming world title unification fight with IBF titleholder Jeffery Mathebula. Donaire takes on the tough South African as part of a Top Rank promoted doubleheader on July 7 at the Home Depot Center in Carson, California, also featuring former middleweight king Kelly Pavlik continuing on the comeback trail.
We knew the Filipino Flash was fast but to go blow for blow with the speed of light takes some doing. Nonito Donaire kicks off training camp for his super-bantamweight unification showdown with IBF titleholder Jeffrey Mathebula on July 7, in the arcade centre…
This warts and all documentary series followed ‘The Filipino Flash’ Nonito Donaire as he prepared for his vacant WBO super-bantamweight title challenge against Wilfredo Vazquez Jr. See the camp as they went to work on New Years Eve for the February fight and join them as they celebrated the glories of the past year.
Life in the Flash Lane is an inside look at the life of Nonito ‘The Filipino Flash’ Donaire in and out of the ring: the struggles, the fun, the people, the rawness of a fighter. The first episode is scheduled to air online with the relaunch of his website FilipinoFlash.com on March 14.
WBC middleweight champion Julio Cesar Chavez Jr and newly crowned WBO super-bantamweight king Nonito Donaire came through their respective fights on Saturday night’s ‘Welcome to the Future’ bill (photos below).
Chavez Jr, who defends his title against No1 contender Marco Antonio Rubio, came in at 159.5lbs while the challenger was a smidgen lighter at 159lbs on the dot.
Ovil McKenzie vs Tony Dodson, Commonwealth light-heavyweight title
Friday 3 February, 6pm, BoxNation (Sky 456, Virgin 546)
Nonito Donaire took some time out during his media day earlier this week to play Guess Who? The three-time world champion does some hilarious impersonations of various figures in boxing…
Things got heated between Nonito Donaire and Wilfredo Vazquez Jr at the final presser for their ‘Welcome to the Future’ show this Saturday at the Alamodome in San Antonio, Texas.
The rivalry, which had up on to this week been very respectful, exploded during the face off after Vazquez Jr knocked off Donaire’s hat leading to a shoving match and various insults being hurled at each other.