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Breaking down Donaire vs. Narvaez
By Mark Lyons, 8countnews, 22 Oct 2011
As good as it is to see Nonito Donaire back in action tomorrow night; it’s hard to get extremely excited for this choice of opponent. Don’t get me wrong, Omar Narvaez is a world class fighter and he deserves his chance in the spotlight. But when these two enter the ring in New York, the size dispari Read Full Story >>>
Nonito Donaire not anything like Manny Pacquiao but getting there
By Rich Mancuso, Boxing Insider, 22 Oct 2011
Nonito Donaire should not be put in the category of Manny Pacquiao, though Top Rank and promoter Bob Arum did their best this week in New York City to showcase their bantamweight champion. Donaire, (28-1, 18 KO’s) defends his WBC and WBO titles at the WalMU Theatre at Madison Square Garden on HBO Sa Read Full Story >>>
NONITO DONAIRE WILL BE THE NEW KING OF BOXING
By Don Donatello, NowBoxing.com, 22 Oct 2011
There is a new sheriff in town and his name is Nonito Donaire. As Manny Pacquiao winds down his career, Donaire will slip right in and take the helm of boxing. Yes, Donaire is that good. Donaire can own boxing after Manny but his matters outside the ring might throw a wrench in his boxing career.
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Donaire, Pacquiao set to fight for flag and country
By Nars Padilla, Sun.Star Baguio, 22 Oct 2011
TWO Filipino boxing icons are set to defend their prestigious world boxing titles for flag and country. Nonito “The Flash” Donaire Jr. will stake out his World Boxing Organization (WBO) and World Boxing Council (WBC) bantamweight titles tomorrow, Sunday (October 23, Manila time) against his worthy c Read Full Story >>>
State Street’s new ‘Pacquiao Produce’ label packs a punch at retail
By Chip Carter, Produce News Daily, 22 Oct 2011
ATLANTA — Fresh produce has always packed a punch, but never more so than now.
State Street Produce, based in San Antonio, TX, announced during the Produce Marketing Association Fresh Summit convention that it had partnered with world champion boxer, best-selling recording artist and Filipino Con Read Full Story >>>
NARVAEZ COULD BE A SURPRISE PACKAGE
By Ronnie Nathanielsz, PhilBoxing.com, 21 Oct 2011
NEW YORK, N.Y. - OCT. 21 - Although most boxing writers and fight fans believe that Nonito "The Filipino Flash" Donaire(26-1, 18 KO's) is too skilled, too fast and too strong for undefeated two-division world champion Read Full Story >>>
Pongsaklek defeats Sosa, retains WBC flyweight world title
By Carlos Costa, PhilBoxing.com, 21 Oct 2011
BANGKOK -- Pongsaklek Wonjongkam of Thailand successfully retained his World Boxing Council (WBC) flyweight world title by scoring a 12-rounds unanimous decision victory over Mexican Edgar Sosa at the 11st Royal Infantry R Read Full Story >>>
7 WBC INTERNATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP FIGHTS IN NIGHT for THE PPUR NEW 7 NEW WONDERS OF NATURE
By Marlon Bernardino, PhilBoxing.com, 21 Oct 2011
MANILA -- A record breaking event in the history of boxing happens this October 29, 2011 at the city coliseum of Puerto Princesa , as Mayor Edward Hagedorn hosts the 7 WBC INTERNATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP TITLE FIG Read Full Story >>>
The Weekend TV Cheat Sheet- October 21, 2011
By Marty Mulcahey, MaxBoxing.com, 21 Oct 2011
This weekend, the TV Cheat Sheet takes a page out of real life, mixing a bit of HBO with Showtime (as in HBO poaching Ken Hershman from Showtime to head their boxing programming) to create the perfect pugilistic mix. There is no supporting bout for the Nonito Donaire – Omar Narvaez bout on HBO tomor Read Full Story >>>
Big Apple bout holds big promise for Donaire
By Marc Anthony Reyes, Philippine Daily Inquirer, 21 Oct 2011
NEW YORK CITY—He’s fighting his biggest fight. In the biggest city. And for the biggest paycheck.
Nonito Donaire Jr., aspiring to continue treading the path blazed by Manny Pacquiao, is getting $725,000 guaranteed purse for his title defense against Omar Narvaez of Argentina on Saturday (Sunday m Read Full Story >>>
Former US Olympian, Molina to step up against Reyes on ShoBox
By Igor Frank, Examiner.com, 21 Oct 2011
“Tell me about this kid, Javier Molina?” requested Big Steve during our afternoon work out at the Y in Glendale:” Is he any good?”
Twenty one years old Javier Molina is not Read Full Story >>>
Pinoy Taekwondo Jins to Compete in Illinois
By Eddie Alinea, PhilBoxing.com, 21 Oct 2011
Fifteen up-and-coming Filipino taekwondo jins will carry the country’s colors in the 2011 Chicago International Winter Games Taekwondo championships scheduled Nov. 6-8 in the state of Illinois in the U.S.
Nine of those chosen, headed by national training pool candidate Jay-Ar Alombro, came from t Read Full Story >>>
Big Fight Weekend: Williams-Norton, Huck-Rossi Live On Sports Tonight (Freeview)
PhilBoxing.com, 21 Oct 2011
Armchair boxing fans are in for a big treat this weekend as both the British Cruiserweight title fight, between Leon ‘Solid’ Williams and Rob Norton, and the WBO World Cruiserweight title bout, between Marco Huck and Rogelio Omar Rossi are to be broadcast live on Sports Tonight (Freeview HD - Channe Read Full Story >>>
IBF Eliminator Tops 'Miami Warfare' November 18
PhilBoxing.com, 21 Oct 2011
On Friday, November 18, The Winner Sports Promotions, Bad Dog Productions and Warriors Boxing Promotions will proudly present "Miami Warfare" a night of world-class professional boxing at the Miami Airport Convention Center (MACC) in Miami, Florida.
Topping the action will be an IBF junior middl Read Full Story >>>
Pay-per-view silence over Floyd Mayweather's victory against Victor Ortiz tells grim story
By David Mayo, The Grand Rapids Press, 21 Oct 2011
Why isn’t the pay-per-view king waving his scepter?
More than a month after the Floyd Mayweather-Victor Ortiz welterweight title fight, key figures remain mum on pay-per-view numbers.
Amid growing rumors of lukewarm sales, there has been nary a word from HBO, Golden Boy Promotions or Mayweath Read Full Story >>>
Donaire’s Bantamweight Cut-and-Run Will Pay Off in the Long Run
By Tim Harrison, The Boxing Tribune, 21 Oct 2011
Nonito Donaire’s Saturday October 22 WBC/WBO bantamweight title defense against super flyweight titlist Omar Narvaez (35-0-2, 19 KOs) marks his 3rd fight as a bantamweight, and second straight fight televised by HBO. Donaire made a huge impact with a textbook left hook – on both the boxing world who Read Full Story >>>
Victor Conte and Alex Ariza Spar...
By Michael Woods, The Sweet Science, 21 Oct 2011
competition among fighters is fierce, that's a no brainer. But the competition among strength and conditioning gurus can get pretty down and dirty as well.
Alex Ariza, the man who oversees S & C for Manny Pacquiao and Amir Khan, and Victor Conte, who advises Nonito Donaire and Andre Berto on pro Read Full Story >>>
British boy band gives a shoutout to Manny Pacquiao: "We'd love you to be the fifth member of Blake!"
By Abby Mendoza, Philippine Entertainment Portal, 21 Oct 2011
"We know we're in good company here in Manila."
The British quartet Blake, known for their classical renditions of cover hits "Chasing Cars" by Snow Patrol and "With or Without You" by U2, is slated to perform for the Filipino audience starting tonight, October 21, at The Gallery in Greenbelt 5 a Read Full Story >>>
PINOY POWER AND PINOY PRIDE… EAST COAST STYLE
By Rich Mazon , PhilBoxing.com, 21 Oct 2011
NEW YORK -- I have always been envious of the Filipinos in the West Coast, particularly those in the Golden State. They were the first ones that get a taste of what reminds me of the Philippines. From food, fashion and entertainmen Read Full Story >>>
Harold Lederman praises Robert Garcia, not so keen on Donaire-Gamboa just yet
By Chris Robinson, Examiner.com, 21 Oct 2011
It’s been eight long months since Nonito Donaire has displayed his craft for a worldwide audience but the wait will end this weekend as he faces off with Omar Narvaez at the WaMu Theater inside of Madison Square Garden. And just as is the custom Read Full Story >>>