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Donaire vs Nishioka Approved For WBC Diamond Title

By Osman Rodriguez

The World Boxing Council has advised BoxingScene.com that Nonito Donaire (29-1, 18KOs) vs. Toshiaki Nishioka (39-4-3, 24KOs) has been sanctioned for the vacant WBC Diamond super bantamweight championship. Donaire's IBF and WBO titles will also be at stake.

The bout is scheduled for October 13th at the Home Depot Center in Carson, California. HBO will televise.

The co-feature is a junior welterweight explosion with Mike Alvarado taking on Brandon Rios.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by richardt on 08-10-2012

Belts don't fight...fans don't care about belts, they care about solid matchups like this one, along with Rios/Alvarado, Stevenson/George, Ward/Dawson, DeMarco/Molina, Mathysee/Olusegun, Martinez/Chavez. As long as they fight, I could fuking care less if the title came out of a…

Comment by -PBP- on 08-10-2012

This is going to be one hell of a fight. That's all I know.

Comment by Bermuda on 08-10-2012

[QUOTE=kiaba360;12415993]Since he's fighting a guy who had to vacate his belt, he doesn't need the guy who's now in possession of the belt (Mares). So, does he now avoid Mares, which makes him more likely to fight Rigo? or worst,…

Comment by HeroBando on 08-10-2012

[QUOTE=Don Johnson;12415939]Rehydration limit, you know that's false right? Pac isn't my fav fighter but I'm not going to make up stories to discredit his wins. This will be an amazing fight. Being Japanese-American, I am soooo hype for this. Wish…

Comment by kiaba360 on 08-10-2012

Since he's fighting a guy who had to vacate his belt, he doesn't need the guy who's now in possession of the belt (Mares). So, does he now avoid Mares, which makes him more likely to fight Rigo? or worst,…

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