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Jorge Arce Sparring Hard With One Eye on Nonito Donaire

By Miguel Rivera

WBO bantamweight champion Jorge 'Travieso' Arce (59-6-2, 45KOs) began to take part in some tough sparring sessions for his upcoming defense, scheduled for the 18th of February in Durango. Arce has yet to obtain a new opponent after Lorenzo Parra fell through. Arce had hoped to get revenge on Parra for a 2010 twelve round draw, but the WBO refused to sanction the bout due to Parra's ranking outside of the top 15. Arce wants to overcome his next opponent and move forward to a clash with Nonito Donaire in the summer.

"The fight against Lorenzo Parra fell through and now my promoter Fernando Beltran is getting an opponent for me, but the date and venue will not chang. I will continue my training for my fans in Durango who are waiting for my title defense," Arce said. "I have big plans for this year and that includes a fight with Nonito Donaire in the Philippines if he beats [Wilfredo] 'Papito' Vazquez on February 4th in San Antonio, Texas."

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by EdMon917 on 01-15-2012

Donaire would embarrass him but bring it on! Good name for Nonito.

Comment by elplayapimp on 01-14-2012

[QUOTE=SoggyLungs;11669512]Why did Jorge arce drop down in weight to fight a guy he already beat for a vacant title? He could have been defending his wbo super bantam title against donaire....[/QUOTE] if im not mistaken the first fight ended in…

Comment by CasualBoxingFan on 01-14-2012

[QUOTE=SoggyLungs;11669512]Why did Jorge arce drop down in weight to fight a guy he already beat for a vacant title? He could have been defending his wbo super bantam title against donaire....[/QUOTE] I don't know, but Arce is/getting old, probably has…

Comment by larry mustafa on 01-14-2012

[QUOTE=Cuauhtli.;11669458]hes not shot by any means, but he is past his prime. He just always puts on a great fight, thats why he has my respect.[/QUOTE] i knew wasnt shot then people just underated Vic after he lost to Donaire…

Comment by $coinblatt$ on 01-14-2012

[QUOTE=Larryx2011;11669421]this guy is closing his career out very well..i remember after Vic destroyed him when he was p4p top 10 people said he was shot..............great comeback story[/QUOTE] hes not shot by any means, but he is past his prime. He…

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