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Weight issues could scuttle Donaire-Gradovich title fight

Despite his majority decision win against Jesus Galicia of Mexico over the weekend, Evgeny Gradovich may no longer be in contention as the next opponent of Nonito Donaire in a title fight set for April 23 at the Araneta Coliseum in the Philippines.

Donaire's potential foe Evgeny Gradovich outpoints Jesus Galicia

Nonito Donaire's potential foe Evgeny Gradovich has earned a majority decision win over Mexican challenger Jesus Galicia in a 10-round featherweight fight at the Centro Deportivo Boxing Unitres, Picanya, Valencian Community in Spain over the weekend.

Nonito Donaire to train in the Philippines for next fight

WBO super bantamweight titlist Nonito Donaire may have to train in the Philippines once his next fight against stablemate Evgeny Gradovich is finalized following the announcement that the fight could take place in Manila on April 16 or 23, 2016.

Donaire's tormentor Nicholas Walters faces Jason Sosa Saturday

Nicholas Walters, the Jamaican boxer who gave Filipino-American boxing star Nonito Donaire his third career loss, will be back in action against American challenger Jason Sosa Saturday night at the Turning Stone Resort & Casino in Verona, New York.

Op-Ed: Nonito Donaire likely to face Guillermo Rigondeaux in rematch

Nonito Donaire's best option for his next fight following his impressive performance over Cesar Juarez of Mexico over the weekend would be the winner of the Scott Quigg-Carl Frampton fight which will take place in England on February 27.

Nonito Donaire dominates Cesar Juarez to bag WBO 122 pound title

Four-division world champion Nonito Donaire has scored a unanimous decision win over durable Cesar Juarez Friday at the Roberto Clemente Colesium, in San Juan, Puerto Rico to bag the vacant WBO super bantamweight belt.

Vacant WBO featherweight title at stake for Donaire-Juarez bout

The World Boxing Organization (WBO) has declared its junior featherweight title vacant after titlist Guillermo Rigondeaux withdrew his appeal following the sanctioning body's decision to strip him of the title for inactivity.

Nonito Donaire gears up for crucial battle against Cesar Juarez

Five-division world champion Nonito Donaire is making sure that he is physically prepared and mentally focused on his upcoming fight against Cesar Juarez on December 11 at the Roberto Clemente Coliseum in San Juan, Puerto Rico.

Donaire targets WBO bantamweight title vacated by Rigondeaux

NABF Super Bantamweight champion Nonito Donaire could reclaim his former WBO bantamweight title which he lost to Cuban Guillermo Rigondeaux if he wins against Cesar Juarez on December 11.

Op-Ed: Why nobody wants to face Guillermo Rigondeaux in the ring

Cuban Olympic gold medalist Guillermo Rigondeaux is unbeaten in his 15-fight professional boxing career but despite his extraordinary skill and talent, his promoters were having difficulty matching him with elite fighters in his weight class.

Donaire could face Cesar Juarez on HBO if Quigg fight fails

Nonito Donaire's promoter Bob Arum isn't giving up yet on the proposed Donaire-Quigg fight but he is working on a fallback fight against Mexico's Cesar Juarez in case the ongoing talks fall apart.

Op-Ed: Donaire may have scared Quigg in a nearly done fight deal

Five-division world champion and former WBA (Super) featherweight titlist Nonito "The Filipino Flash" Donaire may have scared England's Scott Quigg by pulling out of a nearly done fight deal tentatively set for Nov.21.

Op-Ed: Nonito Donaire out to halt Scott Quigg's 31-fight winning streak

Fve-division world champion and the former WBA (Super) featherweight titlist Nonito "The Filipino Flash" Donaire has what it takes to put an end to Scott Quigg's 31-fight winning streak when they collide on Nov. 21 in Manchester, England.

Op-Ed: Why Nonito Donaire needs one more tune up bout before title fight

There are indications that five-division world champion Nonito "The Filipino Flash" Donaire may not be ready for another shot at a major world title because of the relatively easy fights he had following his loss against Nicholas Walters last year

Op-Ed: Why Nonito Donaire should pick Scott Quigg for next fight

After his stunning knockout loss to Nicholas Walters of Jamaica last year, Nonito "The Filipino Flash" Donaire has quickly recovered to be in contention again for another lucrative title fight which could happen before the end of the year.

Quigg-Donaire showdown looms as both fighters score KO wins

Bantamweight boxers Scott Quigg of England and Nonito Donaire of the Philippines have scored knockout wins against their respective opponents Saturday night in a dominating fashion as they look forward to a lucrative fight later this year.

Nonito Donaire knocks out Anthony Settoul in two rounds

Former WBO bantamweight titlist Nonito Donaire needed less than two rounds to dispatch challenger Anthony Settoul of France Saturday night at the Venetian Resort & Casino in Macau, China.

Op-Ed: Quigg wants quick job against Martinez to secure Donaire fight

WBA Regular Super Bantamweight champion Scott Quigg wants a quick job against former IBF Super Bantamweight titleholder Kiko Martinez to ensure a lucrative fight against former WBO bantamweight titlist Nonito Donaire later this year.

Op-Ed: Donaire needs to dispatch Settoul to earn a fight against Quigg

Former WBO bantamweight titlist Nonito Donaire needs to win against Anthony Settoul on Saturday in order to earn a title fight against WBA Regular Super Bantamweight titlist Scott Quigg.

Op-Ed: Donaire could be distracted with talks about Quigg title fight

Five-division world champion and former WBA (Super) Featherweight champion Nonito Donaire is now on the final phase of his training for his non-title fight against Anthony Settoul of France but it seems his mind is focused more on his next title fight

Op-Ed: Nonito Donaire could still be the next Manny Pacquiao

Very soon Manny Pacquiao will retire after a 20-year colorful boxing career and when he does, someone should be able to fill the vacuum the Filipino boxing superstar will leave behind.

Op-Ed: Why Nicholas Walters could suffer first loss against Marriaga

Nicholas Walters, the professional boxer who gave Nonito Donaire's his first knockout loss in his pro career, is set to face Colombian knockout artist Miguel Marriaga in New York on Saturday and he is in for the toughest fight of his career.

Op-Ed: Who will Nonito Donaire will fight next?

Fresh from his convincing victory over William Prado of Brazil Saturday night at the Araneta Coliseum in the Philippines, Nonito Donaire is on his way to reclaiming his super bantamweight title in the next few months.

Nonito Donaire scores second round knockout victory over Prado

Five-division world champion and the former WBA (Super) Featherweight champion Nonito Donaire has scored a knockout victory over William Prado of Brazil moments ago at the Araneta Coliseum in Quezon City, Philippines.

Donnie Nietes to share spotlight with Nonito Donaire in Manila

WBO light flyweight champion Donnie Nietes stakes his WBO and The Ring light flyweight titles against Mexican Luis Ceja on March 28 at the Mall of Asia Arena in Pasay City, Philippines.

Nonito Donaire picks William Prado for March 28 fight in Manila

Fve-division world champion and the former WBA (Super) Featherweight champion Nonito Donaire has picked William Prado of Brazil for his first comeback fight since losing to Nicholas Walters of Jamaica via a sixth round TKO in October last year.

Nonito Donaire starts buildup for next fight

Five-division world champion and former WBA (Super) featherweight titleholder Nonito Donaire has started training for his comeback fight following his devastating loss to Nicholas Walters last year.

Nonito Donaire gears up for tough bout against Nicholas Walters

WBA Super Featherweight Champion Nonito Donaire gears up for what appears to be his toughest fight in his pro career as he squares off with unbeaten Jamaican fighter Nicholas Walters Saturday night at the StubHub Center in Carlson, California.

Nonito Donaire wins technical decision against Simpiwe Vetyeka

Three-division world champion Nonito Donaire secured a unanimous technical decision against Simpiwe Vetyeka of South Africa after the referee stopped the fight past round 4 due to headbutt.

Op-Ed: Why Nonito Donaire deserves recognition for anti-doping advocacy

Three-division world champion Nonito Donaire deserves recognition and praise for his anti-doping advocacy in sports particularly in boxing where he made a name as one of the world's most recognizable sportsmen.
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