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Donaire vs. Darchinyan

Nonito leaves more doubts than answers with win over Darchinyan

By Gerardo Granados: Last Saturday night at Corpus Christi, Texas, U.S.A.; Former champion Nonito Donaire failed to impress against the Armenian Raging Bull Vic Darchinyan, who once again fell short of victory when got over confident and undermined Nonito´s big left. Entering the ninth round I had it scored 78 – 74 for Vic, Darchinyan […]

Donaire too powerful for Darchinyan

By Alon Calinao Dy: Nonito “The Filipino Flash” Donaire came out victorious tonight against Vic “The Raging Bull” Darchinyan at the American Bank Center in Corpus Christi, Texas. Many observers said that Armenian fighter Vic was leading on the score cards and Robert Garcia, Donaire’s trainer, encouraged his prodigy to throw some combinations.… Read

Donaire: I want Rigondeaux next

By Chris Williams: Following his less than impressive 9th round TKO win last night over a non-prime version of 37-year-old Vic Darchinyan (39-6-1, 28 KO’s), Nonito Donaire (32-2, 21 KO’s) said to HBO analyst Max Kellerman that he wants to face WBA/WBO super bantamweight champion Guillermo Rigondeaux (12-0, 8 KO’s) to try and avenge his […]

Mikey defeats Martinez; Donaire stops Darchinyan; Andrade decisions Martirosyan

By Chris Williams: Mikey Garcia (33-0, 28 KO’s) had to get up off the deck in the 2nd round to come back to stop WBO super featherweight champion Roman “Rocky” Martinez (27-2-2, 16 KO’s) with a left to the body in the 8th round to capture his WBO title on Saturday night at the American […]

Darchinyan: I’m going to send Donaire into retirement

By Chris Williams: Vic Darchinyan (39-5-1, 28 KO’s) has taken an idea from Brandon Rios by deciding that he not only wants to beat Nonito Donaire (31-2, 20 KO’s) tonight, he wants to send Donaire into retirement. That’s been Rios’ battle cry for his fight this month against Manny Pacquiao in Macao, China. Rios wants […]

Donaire in no win fight against Darchinyan

By Chris Williams: Nonito Donaire (31-2, 20 KO’s) is facing Vic Darchinyan (39-5-1, 28 KO’s) tomorrow night in a fight that few boxing fans are interested in seeing at the American Bank Center, in Corpus Christi, Texas, USA. Darchinyan is 37, he’s lost two out of his last four fights, and he’s pretty much just […]

Darchinyan: I will not make a mistake against [Donaire] again

We have a terrific card coming up this Saturday at the American Bank Center in Corpus Christi, Texas, which will be televised Live on HBO® beginning at 9:30 p.m. ET/PT. The telecast will open up with the two top-rated contenders — both undefeated — in the junior middleweight division fighting for the vacant WBO title […]

Can Nonito Donaire, Jr. Redeem Himself as a True “Pound-for-pound” Champion?

by Alon Calinao Dy: The “Filipino Flash” Nonito Donaire, Jr. has received some criticisms about his poor performance in securing a win over his rival Guilleremo Rigondeaux last 7 months ago. Now, he has upcoming fight against the Armenian gladiator Vic Darchinyan on Nov. 9, at the American Bank Center in Corpus Christi, Texas. The […]

Donaire at 131 lbs. with 2 weeks to go for Darchinyan bout

By Chris Williams: Nonito Donaire (31-2, 20 KO’s) is reportedly down to 131 lbs. already with just 2 weeks to go before his rematch against soon to be 38-year-old Vic Darchinyan (39-5-1, 28 KO’s) on HBO on November 9th at the American Bank Center, in Corpus Christi, Texas, USA, according to The bout will […]

Robert Garcia: Donaire is so fast and strong

By Chris Williams: Trainer Robert Garcia is really pleased with how Nonito Donaire (31-2, 20 KO’s) is looking in his preparation for 37-year-old Vic Darchinyan (39-5-1, 28 KO’s) in their rematch 2 months from now on November 9th in Corpus Christi, Texas, USA. Garcia says Donaire is less than 10 pounds away from the featherweight […]


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