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Arum sees Donaire as 2012 Fighter of the year

By Chris Williams: Top Rank promoter Bob Arum feels that his fighter WBO super bantamweight champion Nonito Donaire (31-1, 20 KO’s) should be the 2012 Fighter of The Year for his wins over Jorge Arce, Jeffrey Mathebula, Wilfredo Vazquez Jr and Toshiaki Nishioka. Arum said to the Manila Bulletin that Donaire should be “Fighter of […]

The Weekend Action Reviewed: Khan-Molina, Groves-Johnson, Donaire-Arce, Wilder-Price

By Rusty Nate: Having watched the weekend’s events I thought I would put something to paper and just review the bouts as they happened. I was present this weekend at the Excel event for George Groves’ next installment and what a great show it was regardless of the Burns fight being cancelled. George Groves Vs […]

Donaire wants Mares or Rigondeaux next

By Chris Williams: WBO super bantamweight champion Nonito Donaire (30-1, 19 KO’s) made easy work of Jorge Arce (61-7-2, 46 KO’s) last Saturday night in a 3rd round stoppage in Houston, Texas. While Donaire’s loyal fans felt this was an excellent opponent just as many also felt that aging veteran Toshiaki Nishioka was a great […]

Arce retires after being destroyed by Donaire

By Chris Williams: 33-year-old Jorge Arce said he ending his boxing career after getting blown out in a 3rd round TKO by WBO super bantamweight champion Nonito Donaire in Houston, Texas. Donaire hit Arce with a scorching left hook to the head that knocked him out in the 3rd round. Arce was already badly hurt […]

Donaire obliterates Arce

By Jim Dower: As expected, WBO super bantamweight champion Nonito Donaire (31-1, 20 KO’s) destroyed an undersized past his best 5’4″ Jorge Arce (61-7-2, 46 KO’s) in a 3rd round knockout on Saturday night at the Toyota Center in Houston, Texas. Donaire knocked the 33-year-old Arce down three times in the fight, once in the […]

Donaire stops Arce

By Jim Dower: WBO super bantamweight Nonito Donaire (31-1, 20 KO’s) showed why most boxing experts consider him the best fighter in the 122 pound division by stopping Jorge Arce (61-7-2, 46 KO’s) in the 3rd round and sending him into an early retirement at the Toyota Center in Houston, Texas. Arce, 33, never really […]

Purses: Donaire $1 million, Arce $800,000

By Chris Williams: You can see why Jorge Arce (61-6-2, 46 KO’s) was so eager to get a fight with WBO super bantamweight champion Nonito Donaire (30-1, 19 KO’s) when you look at the purse that the 33-year-old Arce will be getting to take on Donaire on HBO at the Toyota Center in Houston, Texas. […]

Rigondeaux battles Kratingdaenggym on Saturday on Donaire-Arce card

By Dan Ambrose: In what’s sure to be the best fight on the card, WBA super bantamweight champion Guillermo Rigondeaux (11-0, 8 KO’s) battles #3 WBA Poonsawat Kratingdaenggym (48-2, 33 KO’s) on Saturday night in a fight on HBO on the undercard of the Nonito Donaire vs. Jorge Arce fight at the Toyota Center, in […]

Bay Area Boxing: It’s the Take Over

Leading the charge out of the Bay Area would be 2004 Olympic Gold Medalist Andre Ward who won a very grueling (as he would say) Super Six Tournament last year defeating Carl Froch with one good hand.  Shortly after the tournament in 2011, Andre Ward received Fighter of the Year and deservingly so.  This year […]

Donaire sees Arce fight as ending early on Saturday

By Chris Williams: WBO super bantamweight champion Nonito Donaire (30-1, 19 KO’s) doesn’t think that his fight this Saturday night against 5’4” Jorge Arce (61-6-2, 46 KO’s) will be going the distance and few boxing fans are disagreeing with him. Donaire’s promoter Bob Arum selected the 33-year-old Arce to fight Donaire instead of the much, […]


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