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Donaire vs Narvarez Approved By HBO, Says Rivero

By Jhonny Gonzalez

According to Osvaldo Rivero, promoter for WBO super flyweight champion Omar Narvaez, HBO has approved his boxer as the opponent for WBC/WBO bantamweight champion Nonito Donaire. The fight is locked in for October 22nd, likely at the Home Depot Center in Carson, California, but Rivero says there is still a chance the fight could take place in Las Vegas.  

Narvaez (35-0-2, 19KOs) will return after winning a unanimous decision over Colombian William Urina on June 11 at Luna Park. He suffered a left hand injury during the fight, but told his promoter the injury has fully healed. Donaire (26-1-0, 18KO) comes back from the stunning second round knockout of Fernando "KOchulito" Montiel on February 19 at the Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Ringlife on 08-23-2011

Good fight can't wait for this one to happen.

Comment by Hindsight 20/10 on 08-23-2011

Well, just 2pgs of comments huh! Oh well, War Donaire!!!!

Comment by lightsout_finit on 08-23-2011

Well....... This is def better than fighting Munyai..... :)

Comment by puga on 08-23-2011

[QUOTE=gopi11;11027545]We all know that Moreno doesn't want the fight, and Mares and Agbeko are promised to each other, so I don't mind this Narvaez fight as a stay busy fight for Donaire at 118, and we won't find a lot…

Comment by Medved on 08-23-2011

Narvarez is/was a great Boxer but he was always better suited as a Amateur fighter. if this was Amateur system he kicks Donaire's ass easily. but now Narvarez is way too old, dude has been in some wars and has…

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