Philippines, 11 Aug 2020
  Home >> News

 


BOXERS

CURRENT CHAMPIONS 

FORMER CHAMPIONS   

RATINGS                       

NEWS           

FORUM        

FIGHT GALLERIES        

RING CARD GIRLS        




 
 
News  


Donaire told to take care and retire


PhilBoxing.com




AFTER last Sunday?s defeat in Belfast, fans and experts were quick to advise Nonito Donaire Jr. to look after himself and start thinking about leaving boxing for good.

Sorry, but it seemed Donaire, 35 and visibly older, had already decided to fight on, even before the all revealing unanimous verdict was announced.

There was no single cry for an encore after the failed performance. All three judges scored it 117-111 for Irishman Carl Frampton.

Donaire,who fought and lost at 126 lbs., said he would be fighting on, possibly in the lighter super bantamweight division.

**

Donaire himself admitted failure. He praised his foe, readily adding Frampton?s size advantage made a lot of difference. He said he was unable to carry out his game plan.

Donaire was outfoxed and outfought by a sharp, strong and classy tactician.

Said Philboxing. com founder Dong Secuya very early last Sunday: ?Talo si Nonito, 117-111 from all 3 judges. Frampton was stronger and Nonito has aged.?

**

Out there in Los Angeles, the ever helpful Dr. Ed de la Vega, who loves assisting Filipino boxers fighting around Las Vegas and California, readily suggested Donaire should start looking for a new job.

?He doesn?t have the same abilities anymore, sorely lacking was the fabulous defense crafted by his father, Nonito Sr,? Dr. Ed explained.

**

Maybe Donaire was in better shape on Sunday than when he clashed with Jamaican Axman Nicolas Walters, who stopped him in six a few years ago.

He never got going and was severely crushed by Walters.
?I thought it was a lot closer than how the judges saw it,? Donaire said. ?If it were in the USA or the Philippines, I would have played my boxing game and not try to chase Frampton down.?
He had a quick shower, changed to a happy outfit before reporting to a popular pub. He invited the whole of Belfast to join him in merriment.


Click here to view a list of other articles written by Recah Trinidad.


Recent PhilBoxing.com In-House articles:

  • ESPINOZA VS. VALDES: WBO WORLD YOUTH TITLE THIS FRIDAY
    , Tue, 11 Aug 2020
  • Sugar Boxing promises legal action against anyone interfering with Misael Lopez's contract
    , Tue, 11 Aug 2020
  • SEVERAL SIGNIFICANT PRO DEBUTS AND APPEARANCES BY IMPORTANT PROSPECTS HIGHLIGHT UNDERCARD OF ‘DETROIT BRAWL AT THE LEGENDARY KRONK’
    , Tue, 11 Aug 2020
  • DOCHERTY: I’VE GOT TO WIN THIS FIGHT IN STYLE!
    , Tue, 11 Aug 2020
  • The Duke of Cincinnati: United States Amateur Star Duke Ragan Signs Promotional Contract with Top Rank
    , Tue, 11 Aug 2020
  • WEDNESDAY: Jono Carroll Headlines Special Edition of #MTKFightNight Against Maxi Hughes LIVE on ESPN+
    , Tue, 11 Aug 2020
  • Newest MMA promotion iKON Fighting Federation To Launch Sept. 24 in Mississippi
    , Tue, 11 Aug 2020
  • August 15: Darren Traynor Steps Up to Face Carl Frampton Live on ESPN
    , Mon, 10 Aug 2020
  • WBC cites Pinoy ‘Heroes of Humanity’
    By Joaquin Henson, , Mon, 10 Aug 2020
  • PRICE: I’M A LEVEL ABOVE PHILLIPS
    , Mon, 10 Aug 2020
  • EWA BRODNICKA SIGNS WITH MATCHROOM BOXING
    , Mon, 10 Aug 2020
  • STORY OF PHILIPPINE BOXING PART LIX: MANNY PACQUIAO, FROM HUMBLE BEGINNINGS TO WBC WORLD FLYWEIGHT CHAMPION
    By Maloney L. Samaco, , Mon, 10 Aug 2020
  • The Past Week in Action 9 August 2020
    By Eric Armit, , Mon, 10 Aug 2020
  • Fransisco Fonseca brutal Round 1 KO win, targets Carl Frampton and Super Featherweight Champs
    , Sun, 09 Aug 2020
  • FIGHT CAMP WEEK 2 RESULTS
    , Sun, 09 Aug 2020
  • UNITED CITY FOOTBALL CLUB PULL OFF ANOTHER SIGNING COUP WITH THE GERMANY-BORN OTT BROTHERS
    , Sat, 08 Aug 2020
  • US OPEN POOL CHAMPIONSHIP 2020 CANCELLED
    , Sat, 08 Aug 2020
  • MCCASKILL: BEATING BRÆKHUS LEADS TO MORE MEGA-FIGHTS
    , Fri, 07 Aug 2020
  • SFT MMA & Xtreme's American debut Aug. 13 in Miami "SFT 23 VR: Jeffrey vs. Assis"
    , Fri, 07 Aug 2020
  • Jose Ramirez to Defend Unified Junior Welterweight Championship at MGM Grand Against Viktor Postol August 29 LIVE on ESPN+
    , Fri, 07 Aug 2020
  • Undefeated Mexican middleweight Santiago "Somer" Dominguez headlining RJJ Boxing Promotions return
    , Fri, 07 Aug 2020
  • BRÆKHUS: BRUTAL BIG BEAR HAS IMPROVED ME
    , Thu, 06 Aug 2020
  • 3 Pinoys Prop Up Angelo Leo En Route to WBO 122 Lbs Title
    By Teodoro Medina Reynoso, , Thu, 06 Aug 2020
  • Snips and Snipes 5 August 2020: Back to the Future with Tyson, Jones, De La Hoya, Martinez, Etc.
    By Eric Armit, , Thu, 06 Aug 2020
  • Undefeated WBC Super Middleweight World Champion David Benavídez Defends Title Against Former Title Challenger Alexis Angulo
    , Thu, 06 Aug 2020




  •  



     
    PhilBoxing.com has been created to support every aspiring
    Filipino boxer and the Philippine boxing scene in general.
    Please send comments to feedback@philboxing.com


    PRIVATE POLICY | LEGAL DISCLAIMER
    developed and maintained by dong secuya
    © 2020 philboxing.com.