Advertisement
Advertisement
Boxingscene.com

Arce Eyes 9/1 Tuneup Prior To a Donaire Showdown

By Ernesto Castellanos, notifight.com

Former four division world champion Jorge Arce (60-6-2, 46KOs) is ready and willing to fight WBO/IBF super bantamweight champion Nonito Donaire, but the Mexican veteran is first requesting a tuneup fight. Arce's last fight, on June 9th with Jesus Rojas, was cut short in two rounds due to an accidental foul. Donaire is scheduled to return on October 13th in an HBO televised headliner.

Based on Arce's tuneup request, a fight with Donaire is unlikely to take place in the fall. Arce plans to speak with his co-promoter Fernando Beltran of Zanfer Promotions, about staging a fight on September 1st in Los Mochis, Mexico.

Arce's position to take a fight in September would probably leave the door open for Donaire to face Japanese star Toshiaki Nishioka.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by kiaba360 on 08-04-2012

[QUOTE=devildg;12398942]Donaire must be so disappointed. Now he'll actually have to box his way to a victory instead of waiting for Arce's chin to crack Sorry Nonito, its time to go to work and fight Nishioka - the best at 122[/QUOTE]…

Comment by Mr. Fantastic on 08-04-2012

Rojas called Arce a coward to his face and Arce ain't doing [I]s[/I]hit. WTF?!?! This is coming from someone who likes Arce too.

Comment by devildg on 08-04-2012

Donaire must be so disappointed. Now he'll actually have to box his way to a victory instead of waiting for Arce's chin to crack Sorry Nonito, its time to go to work and fight Nishioka - the best at 122

Comment by kiaba360 on 08-04-2012

[QUOTE=apocalypto;12398596]Are you fcking stupid arce is a flyweight. This is like his 4th or 5th weight class. arce didnt even train for that fight and still dropped that puto. Then the ****** fouled him 4 fcking times yet you guys…

Comment by KTFO on 08-04-2012

The best thing to come out of this is no Arce vs Donaire which is meaningless at this point. If Arce doesn't rematch Rojas than he should move back down to 118, there is too much talent with size to…

Post a Comment - View More User Comments (39)
Top Headlines Shakur Stevenson: Me, Crawford Are Going To Put on a Show Crawford-Indongo Offers a Rare and Intriguing Unification Treat Mayweather-McGregor Odds Shift After 8-Ounce Glove Ruling Malignaggi Explains Why Conor McGregor May Get Disqualified Billy Joe Saunders: Tyson Fury Will 100% Return To Boxing Alberto Machado Drops, Decisions Carlos Morales Why The Glove Size Means Absolutely Nothing For McGregor Against Mayweather Video: Bob Arum on Pacquiao-Horn 2, Crawford-Indongo Video: Crawford's Trainer Talks Mikey Garcia, Indongo Clash Mayweather-McGregor: Money Fight Pop-Up Shops Information Mosley: Mayweather Sr. vs. McGregor is 50-50 Fight - I Pick Sr. Photos: Luis Nery Embraced in Mexico as Hero After Title Win Mayweather: Conor McGregor, as a "Fighter" - is Undefeated! Photos: Maurice Hooker vs. Courtney Jackson - Official Weights Photos: Jennings, Alvarado, Stevenson, Reed Ready To Fight Video: Crawford vs. Indongo - Weigh-In Gets Very Tense Mayweather-McGregor - Weigh-In Ticket Information Photos: Crawford, Indongo - Ready For Unification War Manny Robles, Everton Lopes Return on LA Fight Club, 9/1 Crawford, Indongo Intensely Go Head-to-Head at Weigh-In Luis Ortiz Laughs at Joshua: Where is Your Pride To Fight The Best? Mosley: McGregor Will Be Surprised By Mayweather's Power Hugo Centeno Returns, Set To Face Immanuwel Aleem Shawn Porter Plans To Pursue Danny Garcia Showdown Joshua Admits He Felt Massive Disappointment Klitschko Retired Report: Leo Santa Cruz-Abner Mares Rematch Off Over Money Mayweather: I'm Partying at My Strip Club Every Day Through Fight Antonio Orozco vs. Roberto Ortiz Set For Linares-Campbell Card News: Briedis-Perez Tickets, Victory Boxing Update, Yard-Ford Bob Arum Eyes Michael Conlan ESPN Card in Ireland, in 2018 Mayweather Sr. on McGregor, Malignaggi: Neither One Can Fight! White: Floyd Wouldn't Even Discuss 8-Ounce Gloves in Negotiations Mayweather: I'm Taking Bigger Risk Than McGregor; Legacy on Line Nicholas Walters Cancels His Return Due To Illness, Eyes Fall Bout Shakur Stevenson: I Plan on Taking Over The Sport of Boxing Paddy Barnes To Return On October 6 In Scotland Whyte: We Are Trying To Make Noise To Get The Wilder Fight White: Malignaggi Had To Leave, He Got His Ass Whooped Bad! Billy Dib vs. Guillaume Frenois Eliminator For Gervonta Davis Terence Crawford-Julius Indongo: Risk All Around
Advertisement

Latest Active Forum Threads
Advertisement
Advertisement