ARUM CLAIMS MAGDALENO IS SHOOTING HIS MOUTH OFF, HIS SHOWDOWN WITH DONAIRE SHOULD BE A GREAT FIGHT
By Ronnie Nathanielsz
Fri, 14 Oct 2016
Top Rank promoter Bob Arum says unbeaten Jessie Magdaleno who battles five division world champion Nonito "The Filipino Flash" Donaire on the Manny Pacquiao-Jessie Vargas fight card at the Thomas and Mack Center in Las Vegas on November 6, Manila Time, has been ?shooting his mouth off? and has helped guarantee a great fight.
Arum told The Manila Standard that the Donaire-Magdaleno fight is ?getting a lot of attention since both fighters are from Las Vegas? and Magdaleno?s statements have fired up Donaire, the reigning WBO super bantamweight champion.
Donaire has been sparring ten rounds without any trouble and that he ?feels great. Amazing.?
Nonito is training under Cuban mentor Ismael Salas and says he?s learned so much from the Cuban who was also the trainer of Guillermo Rigondeaux and Yuriorkis Gamboa. Donaire told The Manila Standard that under Salas he ?feels good? and that Salas was ?very intelligent and smart and maximized his ability to perform.?
Donaire told us ?he is feeling good and ready to go.?
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