Donaire vs. Rigondeaux

Donaire must agree to rehydration limit for Rigondeaux rematch

By Chris Williams: If Nonito Donaire wants a chance to avenge his loss to WBA/WBO super bantamweight champion Guillermo Rigondeaux in 2014, then he’s going to need to agree to a rehydration limit of 135 lbs. Rigondeaux is willing to come up and fight Donaire in his own weight class at featherweight, but he doesn’t […]

Rigondeaux challenges Donaire to rematch

By Chris Williams: WBA/WBO super bantamweight champion Guillermo Rigondeaux (12-0, 8 KO’s) isn’t going to let Nonito Donaire (31-2, 21 KO’s) off the hook after hearing Donaire say on HBO last Saturday night that he wants to face Rigondeaux next. It made for a good sound bite at the time, but then Donaire’s promoter Bob […]

Rigondeaux is Ready For Donaire!

By Alon Calinao Dy: WBA/WBO super bantamweight champion Guillermo Rigondeaux (12-0, 8KOs) was not impressed by the performance of the Filipino boxer icon Nonito Donaire, Jr. the other night. Rigondeaux is very confident he could pull it off once again, when a rematch with Donaire Jr. would happen early next year. At this moment, he […]

Donaire wants rematch with Rigondeaux

By Chris Williams: Former WBO super bantamweight champion Nonito Donaire (31-2, 20 KO’s) badly wants a rematch against WBA/WBO super bantamweight champion Guillermo Rigondeaux (12-0, 8 KO’s) next if his promoter Bob Arum of Top Rank will make that fight. If not, then Donaire says he’s prepared to move up to featherweight to go after […]

Donaire recovering from shoulder surgery

By Chris Williams: Former two division world champion Nonito Donaire is recovering from his shoulder surgery that was performed last Friday to repair torn ligaments in his right shoulder. Donaire is saying that the surgery on his right shoulder was a success and that he should heal up fine and be back in the ring […]

Mikey Garcia: Donaire just had an off night against Rigondeaux

By Chris Williams: WBO featherweight champion Mikey Garcia thinks that former WBO super bantamweight champion Nonito Donaire (31-2, 20 KO’s) merely had an off night in getting beaten soundly by WBA super bantamweight champion Guillermo Rigondeaux last Saturday night in New York. Garcia thinks Donaire will be able to come back from this loss and […]

What Makes a Good/Bad Fight?

By Alex Aviles: Last Saturday night Cuban Olympic gold medalist Guillermo Rigondeaux defeated Filipino star Nonito Donaire in convincing fashion. Post-fight there was talk among the boxing community about how the fight played out on an entertainment scale. Some fans considered it a good (albeit not great) fight. While some just considered it flat out […]

Rachel: Donaire had problems getting below the 130s in training camp

By Chris Williams: Nonito Donaire’s wife Rachel say that he could be back in the fall, but not at super bantamweight. He’ll be moving up to 126 to fight in the featherweight division following his 12 round unanimous decision loss to WBA super bantamweight champion Guillermo Rigondeaux last Saturday night. Rachel told ESPN that he […]

At least Donaire can say he won the stare-down against Rigondeaux

By Chris Williams: Former WBO super bantamweight champion Nonito Donaire (31-2, 20 KO’s) may have been beaten soundly by WBA super bantamweight champion Guillermo Rigondeaux (12-0, 8 KO’s) last Saturday night in New York, but at least Donaire can say he beat Rigondeaux in their stare downs in the week of the fight. Donaire took […]

Rigondeaux completely took away Donaire’s left hook, says Cunningham

By Chris Williams: Kevin Cunningham, the trainer for IBF welterweight champion Devon Alexander, was mesmerized by the incredibly impressive performance by WBA super bantamweight champion Guillermo Rigondeaux (12-0, 8 KO’s) last Saturday night in him defeating the heavily hyped WBO super bantamweight champion Nonito Donaire (31-2, 20 KO’s) and making him look like a rank […]

Donaire thinks he should have won against Rigondeaux

By Chris Williams: Former WBO super bantamweight champion Nonito Donaire (31-2, 20 KO’s) claims that WBA/WBO super bantamweight champion Guillermo Rigondeaux (12-0, 9 KO’s) didn’t do enough to beat him last Saturday night in their fight at the Radio City Music Hall in New York, New York. Donaire lost the fight by a 12 round […]

Donaire-Rigondeaux: No Jab, No excuse

By James Le Blanc: Let me start by saying I am a big fan of Nonito Donaire. As someone from the Bay Area I make it a point to follow all boxers that come from that area. I also must say I was very disappointed with Nonito’s performance but if you are a fan of […]

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