Tag: Nonito Donaire
By Christopher Morgan
CARSON, CA, October, 18, 2014 — Boxing fans in Southern California were treated to a brief flash of boxing’s premier knockout star, Gennady Golovkin, as he walked through and demolished the normally durable Marco Antonio Rubio one minute into the second round. A hard left hook from Golovkin blinded Rubio, who never saw the follow up right uppercut that staggered him into the ropes defenseless, allowing Golovkin to put all of his body weight into the fight ending left hook that bounced off of Rubio’s temple, dumping him flat on his back. Rubio attempted to beat the count, but it was obvious he didn’t want to get hit like that again, as he rose slightly late and was counted out.
Marco Antonio Rubio (59-6-1, 51 Kos), or Rubio as I will refer to him from here on out, enters the ring first with modest applause despite hailing from Torreon, Mexico. Gennady Gennadyevich Golovkin, of Karaganda, Kazakhstan (30-0, 27 Kos), or as he is known among media and fans as “GGG” or “Triple G”, has the crowd in a frenzy of excitement as he commences with his ring entrance — and what an entrance it is! Unlike most ring walks where one standard lane is used by all fighters in a straight line, GGG makes a complete circle around the entire arena allowing fans in all corners to catch a glimpse of the rising legend. Brilliant blue Kazakh flags can be seen sprinkled throughout the arena. (continue reading…)
CARSON, October 18, 2014 – Nicholas Walters, at right, knocks out Nonito Donaire in the 6th round , Saturday at the StubHub Center in a bout for Walter’s World Boxing Association World Super Featherweight title.
CARSON, CA, October 17, 2014 — WBA Super World Featherweight champion Nonito “Filipino Flash” Donaire and WBA Regular World Featherweight champion Nicholas Walters (pictured)of Jamaica weigh in (both fighters were 125.6 lbs) Friday for their upcoming WBA title unification bout, Saturday Oct. 18 at the StubHub Center in Carson, California on HBO World Championship Boxing.
Promoted by K2 Promotions, GGG Promotions and Promociones Del Pueblo while Donaire vs. Walters is presented by Top Rank®.
LOS ANGELES, CA — Additional bleacher Seats went on sale yesterday for “Mexican Style”, the highly anticipated World Championship Boxing event set for This Saturday, October 18th at the StubHub Center in Carson, California.
Priced at $53 plus applicable service charges, the Bleacher Seating tickets are now available online at AXS.com, by phone at 888-9-AXS-TIX (888-929-7849) and at the StubHub Center Box Office (Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. PT to 6 p.m. PT). (continue reading…)
MACAU, CHINA, May 31, 2014 — Nonito “Filipino Flash” Donaire, at right, wins a 5th round unanimous technical decision to dethrone WBA undisputed featherweight world champion Simpiwe “V12” Vetyeka, Saturday, May 31 from the Cotai Arena at The Venetian Macao Resort in Macau,China. (continue reading…)