Nonito Donaire Talks – Known as “The Filipino Flash”, Nonito Donaire (37-3) will be defending his WBO world super bantamweight title thids Saturday, November 5th at the Thomas and Mack Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. He will be facing undefeated Jessie Magdaleno (23-0) a man 9 years younger than him.
Donaire’s fight with Magdaleno serves as the co-main event to Top Rank’s Saturday PPV headlined by Manny Pacquiao versus Jessie Vargas. The card features 8 fights in all and is topped by 4 WBO world title fights.
Donaire was part of the open workouts conducted by Top Rank this past Monday, October 31st and our Boxing Channel cameraman Marcelino Castillo was there to catch Donaire addressing the media. The segment includes TBC alumni Chrystina Poncher among the media surrounding Donaire. Hi Chrystina!
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Donaire won the vacant 122 lb WBO title back in December of 2015 and the fight with Magdaleno represents Donaire’s second defense of the title. Donaire has won world titles in four different weight classes throughout his decorated career and promoter Arum named him along with Manny Pacquaio as the two top attractions in Filipino boxing.
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