GLENN DONAIRE BATTLES SALADO FOR VACANT WBC LATINO SUPER FLYWEIGHT TITLE
By Ronnie Nathanielsz
Wed, 07 Mar 2012
Glenn Donaire, elder brother of WBO super bantamweight champion and Ring Magazine’s No. 4 on its pound for pound rankings, WBO super bantamweight champion Nonito "The Filipino Flash" Donaire battles Mexico’s Omar Salado for the vacant WBC Latino super flyweight title at the Auditorio Plaza Condesa in Mexico City on March 16.
Donaire, nicknamed “Boyet” is 32 years old and has a record of 18-4-1 with 10 knockouts while Salado who is also 32, sports a record of 23-4-2 with 14 knockouts.
Salado is ranked No. 11 in the FEDELATIN rankings while Donaire who is the WBC Latino flyweight interim champion is ranked No. 13 by the International Boxing Federation, IBF.
Donaire scored an impressive victory over Alex Sanchez on December 9, 2011 to win the interim titler when Sanchez who was down twice in the second round, retired in the eighth.
Prior to that Glenn Donaire dropped a twelve round unanimous decision to veteran and highly-touted Ulises Solis in an IBF light flyweight title fight on July 12, 2008.
Solis subsequently suffered a stunning 11th round knockout at the hands of Brian Viloria who is currently the WBO flyweight champion who will defend his title on April 1 against perennial rival Omar Nino Romero.
Salado is coming off a 3rd round TKO victory over Ramon Pena after taking a bad beating in a 7th round TKO loss to the classy Roman Gonzalez in a WBA light flyweight title fight after being dropped in rounds one and seven.
Gonzalez punished Salado in a fight that took place in picturesque Cancun, dominating every moment of the fight en route to a seventh round stoppage when his corner surrendered.
Click here to view a list of other articles written by Ronnie Nathanielsz.
Recent PhilBoxing.com In-House articles:
|What drives Donaire in title race|
By Joaquin Henson, Thu, 18 Oct 2018CANELO ALVAREZ VS. ROCKY FIELDING NEW YORK CITY PRESS CONFERENCE QUOTES & PHOTOS
By , Thu, 18 Oct 2018JASON QUIGLEY VS. FREDDY HERNANDEZ OFFICIAL WEIGHTS
By , Thu, 18 Oct 2018Vegas Workout Notes & Quotes: Ryota Murata and Rob Brant Ready for Middleweight Title Showdown
By , Thu, 18 Oct 2018After Homecoming win, Heavyweight Contender Andrey Fedosov eyeing big fights
By , Thu, 18 Oct 2018PH Team vies in 1st Pattaya Open Youth Chess Championship
By Marlon Bernardino, Thu, 18 Oct 2018Bangon Cordillera: Martin Defends WBA Asia Belt Against Korean Striker Oct 27 in Ifugao
By Carlos Costa, Thu, 18 Oct 2018Royal Storm Brewing: Isaac Dogboe to Defend 122-Pound Title December 8 in New York City
By , Thu, 18 Oct 2018Canelo Alvarez Wants Floyd Mayweather Rematch, Stop Hurting Boxing!
By , Thu, 18 Oct 2018SATURDAY CES CARD FROM THE FAMED FOX THEATER FEATURED ON FIGHTNIGHT LIVE
By , Thu, 18 Oct 2018Meet the World Bare Knuckle Fighting Federation announcing team for its Inaugural PPV card "Rise of the Titans"
By , Thu, 18 Oct 2018NBA -- 2018-19 season opens with a bang. Celtics, Warriors flex muscles
By Homer D. Sayson, Thu, 18 Oct 2018NBA Preview: Depleted Spurs Test Shaky Timberwolves Core
By Reylan Loberternos, Thu, 18 Oct 2018 CANELO ALVAREZ & GOLDEN BOY PROMOTIONS SIGN HISTORIC FIVE-YEAR PARTNERSHIP WITH GLOBAL SPORTS STREAMING LEADER DAZN
By , Thu, 18 Oct 2018Filipino Abdulhamid Set to Rumble Aussie Camilleri for WBC Asian 147 Belt in Australia
By Carlos Costa, Wed, 17 Oct 2018Can this be the Rockets’ season, finally?
By Eddie Alinea, Wed, 17 Oct 2018Scott Harrison Signs to Lee McAllister's Promotional Outfit - Former WBO Champ Back in Action Dec 8th
By , Wed, 17 Oct 2018Rubilen Amit to grace 7th annual J&P 10-Ball Cup Championships
By Marlon Bernardino, Wed, 17 Oct 2018NBA ROSTERS FEATURE 108 INTERNATIONAL PLAYERS FROM 42 COUNTRIES AND TERRITORIES
By , Wed, 17 Oct 2018The Past Week in Action 16 October 2018 - Part I
By Eric Armit, Wed, 17 Oct 2018The Past Week in Action 16 October 2018 - Part II
By Eric Armit, Wed, 17 Oct 2018November 3: Marriaga and Conceicao Headline Berchelt-Roman Undercard in El Paso
By , Wed, 17 Oct 2018RAGING BABE RETURNS TO CASINO DEL SOL WITH GUERRA DE GALLOS: JENSEN RAMIREZ VS. TOMAS VALDEZ
By , Wed, 17 Oct 2018In The Rage: Urs Pablo Ortmann
By , Wed, 17 Oct 2018