Advertisement
Advertisement
Boxingscene.com

Donaire to See Hand Specialist After Recurring Cuts

By Ryan Maquiñana

Nonito Donaire told BoxingScene.com last Saturday that he will seek further medical attention after re-opening a cut over his left hand following his latest junior featherweight title win over Toshiaki Nishioka.

“Yeah, I’m probably going to see a specialist to see what to do about it because this problem keeps happening,” Donaire said while displaying the bandaged hand.  “I had to get about nine to 11 stitches on it.”

The reigning junior featherweight champion subsequently showed this writer pictures of a swollen left hand that was not fractured , but featured a substantial cut over the knuckles of his middle and index fingers.

“When I hit Nishioka with that left uppercut, [I] probably [re-opened the cut] there,” Donaire said, who utilized the aforementioned punch to floor his foe in the sixth round before finishing him off in the ninth with an expertly placed counter right hand.

The injury has been lagging since February during his win over Wilfredo Vazquez Jr., when Donaire ruptured a vein over the same hand.

“I hope this is something that can be fixed, but either way, I’m a fighter, and this is just part of the sport,” Donaire said. 

Top Rank CEO Bob Arum has already mentioned matching Donaire with Mexico’s Jorge Arce next.          

“Anyone who wants it,” Donaire said.  “I just beat the top guy in the division, and if they want it, let’s make it happen, and if not, I can challenge myself at 126 [pounds].”

Ryan Maquiñana was the boxing producer for NBCOlympics.com during London 2012 and writes a weekly column for CSNBayArea.com.  He is a full member of the Boxing Writers Association of America and the Ratings Panel for Ring Magazine. E-mail him at [email protected] , check out his blog at Norcalboxing.net, or follow him on Twitter: @RMaq28.

Tags: Nonito Donaire image  
User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by ddangerous on 10-16-2012

[QUOTE=Russian Crushin;12609086]Stop punching so hard[/QUOTE] LOL. Funny.

Comment by !! Shawn on 10-15-2012

Anyone who's name isn't Rigondeaux that is right?

Comment by Russian Crushin on 10-15-2012

Stop punching so hard

Comment by ShoulderRoll on 10-15-2012

Xylocaine isn't illegal in Nevada so that might work too. Getting Rafael Garcia to wrap his hands seems easier, though.

Comment by Imatroll on 10-15-2012

Just inject some xylocaine into your knuckles bro, that way you won't feel the pain, even if the cut opens back up.

Post a Comment - View More User Comments (9)
Top Headlines Lipinets Suffers Hand Injury, Fight Against Garcia Postponed Photos: Carl Frampton, Nonito Donaire - Go Face To Face Anthony Mundine Places Full Focus on Jeff Horn After Big KO Win David Price Agrees to Fight Povetkin on Joshua-Parker Undercard Easter: I Must Fight Tall; I Made the Shafikov Fight Too Hard Bivol: Barrera Made a Mistake Choosing to Fight Me, Not Kovalev Spence: Crawford Needs To Worry About Beating Horn Before Me Joshua: It'll Take More Than a Human to Stop Me From Destiny Trainer: Parker Knows His Place in History at Stake With Joshua Dubois Ready To Rise: I Want To Get To The Top of The Division! Joshua Embraces Idea of Tyson Fury Walking Parker To The Ring Pacquiao Says He is Targeting a Lomachenko Showdown Anthony Joshua Nominated For Laureus World Sports Award Marcus Browne: I'm Settled and Coming into My Own Sanchez: Canelo Knew if He Stopped - Golovkin Would KO Him! Jeff Horn Shakes Head at Mundine's "White Boy" Comments Roman Now Mandatory To Miguel Berchelt, Who Hunts For Foe Anthony Joshua: The Rumors About My Chin - It's All Fake News Manny Pacquiao Return Being Lined Up For Crawford-Horn Card Golovkin's Promoter Breaks Down Latest on Canelo Rematch Video: Anthony Joshua Very Eager To Get Parker in The Ring Photos: Estrada, Cuadras vs. Arroyo, Viloria - Superfly 2 Presser Video: Joseph Parker Discusses Anthony Joshua Showdown Terry Flanagan vs. Maurice Hooker To Land at O2 Arena Hearn: Jacobs-O'Sullivan Less Likely; Jacobs-Andy Lee Possible Joshua on Parker's Steroid Jabs: I'm Clean, I'd Never Do That Skoglund Update, Castano-Vitu News, Badou Jack, Wallin, More Joseph Parker: Joshua Has Rematch Clause, But I Don't Need One Hearn Offers Alexander Povetkin Slot On Joshua vs. Parker Card Mundine: Horn is a White Boy, Gets Coverage Because He's White! Video: Anthony Joshua Reacts To Steroid Comments From Parker Lenroy Thomas vs. David Allen II Added To Brook-Rabchenko Card News: Kovalev-Mikhalkin, Spence-Peterson, WBSS, More Valdez, Quigg Promise To Stage Action-Packed War at StubHub Photos: Anthony Joshua, Joseph Parker - Tense Face To Face Parker: Tyson Fury Might Walk Me to the Ring for Joshua Fight Promoter: Other Than Klitschko, Joshua, Parker Resumes Similar Peterson's Trainer: Fight Against Errol Spence Will Turn Into a War Bivol: Hard to Tell From Two Rounds If Kovalev All the Way Back BoxingScene.com's Television Picks of The Week
Advertisement

Latest Active Forum Threads
Advertisement
Advertisement