Bookmark Website  | Free Registration  | The Team

Boxing Champions |  Boxing Schedule |  Boxing Video  |  Boxing History   |  Pound For Pound  | The Wire |  Audio  |  Arcade
Nonito Donaire Expects To Return in March or April - Boxing News
Advertisement
BoxingScene Archive
• Boxing Articles
• Boxing Interviews
• Breaking News
• Boxing Press Releases
• Boxing Results
• World Boxing News
Follow BoxingScene
 
Search BoxingScene

>>>Advanced Search<<<
• Register A Free Account
• Account Login
• Boxing Schedule
• Boxing Champions
• Boxing Downloads
• Boxing Forums
• Boxing News Wire
• Boxing Photos
• Boxing History
• Boxer Search
• Fantasy Betting
• Feedback
• Fitness and Health  
• Free Homepage
• Mixed Martial Arts
• Pound For Pound
• Upcoming Fight Archive
                                                                                                                                                            ...............

 Last update:  12/24/2012       Read more by Ronnie Nathanielsz         
   
Nonito Donaire Expects To Return in March or April
Share Click Here To Email Printable version Search BoxingScene Database 

by Ronnie Nathanielsz

An exhausted but grateful WBO/Ring Magazine and WBC Diamond Belt super bantamweight champion Nonito "The Filipino Flash" Donaire left for his  home in Las Vegas yesterday to enjoy Christmas with wife Rachel and friends and to throw a big party for his friends following an extremely  successful year in the ring.

Donaire, who won the WBO title in February from Wilfredo Vazquez Jr of Puerto Rico and defended it successfully against Toshiaki Nishioka, IBF champion Jeffrey Mathebula of South Africa and Mexican warrior Jorge "Travieso" Arce, said he was "not thinking about boxing, not yet,  but I expect to fight sometime around March or April  so lets see what they (Top Rank) come up with."

Donaire who was given a truly warm welcome by fight fans as he guested on several top shows on the giant broadcast network ABS-CBN and its various radio networks and was special guest at the network's Christmas party told BoxingScene.com/Manila Standard he was grateful for the wonderful reception given him by ABS-CBN chairman  Gabby Lopez and top executives of the network including vice president for sports Peter Musngi.

The skilled fighter who is regarded as a top contender for "Fighter of the Year" honors said "Its been a great week, I enjoyed myself but I am tired.  It was a short trip and always on the run but it all lifted my spirits."

Donaire was particularly grateful for his courtesy call on President Benigno Aquino III which he regarded as "memorable."

He recalled that when he first met President Aquino he had just been elected and "he was talking about all the things he wanted to do and now a few years after all the things he had said, he has done and that was interesting to me because wow, he meant what he said. That was admirable and  I respect the president for that."

Donaire said there was one thing he  noticed about the president and that is "he has changed. He is still that warm-hearted   type of person, he is confident in knowing what he wants and is confident in creating change and he knows he can make it happen."

He said the president gave him "good advice about my career." Donaire said the president told him "don't get attached to boxing and forget that your life, your health and your family are more important. Being smart when the times comes" to quit the sport.

Tags: Nonito Donaire


 

 User Comments and Feedback (must register to comment)

comment by Ringlife, on 12-25-2012
Bob Arum will feed him Mijares, Vic Darchinyan, and Rico Ramos next year. Even though Donaire wants Rigondeaux, Mares.

comment by royjonesjrKTFO, on 12-25-2012
It's obvious why he's up for 4 fights per year because the fact is they're all showcase fights. Next, another former finished fighter w/ a name. Hmmm.. whom may it be. Cristian Mijares?

comment by reyes066, on 12-25-2012
not more arcez,vazquez,we want next guillermo rigondeaux

comment by reyes066, on 12-25-2012
donaire fighting all fighter,and smoll ,everybody want to see rigondeaux- donaire

comment by reyes066, on 12-25-2012
rigondeaux vs donaire the next

Post A Comment/View More User Comments (26) 

   
 Top Headlines
 Advertisement
 
 MMA Headlines
 
 Related Articles
  Arum: I Don't Think Mayweather ...
  Donaire Continues Tough Camp Gr...
  Victor Ortiz Still Hungers for ...
  Donnie Nietes To Defend Against...
  De La Hoya: I Have Orders, Cane...
  Mayweather: Maidana Caught Me W...
  Zamora-Chavez Showdown Set For ...
  Kirkland-Rosado Agreement Reach...
  Golden Boy VP Says Santa Cruz-R...
  Amir Khan Would 'Love' Manny Pa...

 Latest Active Forum Threads
Latest Active Threads
 Advertisement

 


Advertisement



Privacy Policy - Submit News - Feedback - Site Map - Advertise with Us

Copyright © 2003-2014 BoxingScene LLC. All rights reserved.