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 Last update:  4/25/2012       Read more by Ronnie Nathanielsz         
   
Nonito Doniare in Really Good Shape, Says Robert Garcia
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By Ronnie Nathanielsz

Trainer and former world champion Robert Garcia says Nonito “The Filipino Flash” Donaire is in “real good shape” as he prepares for his planned July 21 title defense possibly against former world super flyweight champion Cristian Mijares or IBF super bantamweight champion Jeffrey Mathebula of South Africa.

Garcia told the BoxingScene.com/Manila Standard that he had visited Donaire who had begun training, some two weeks ago,  and “he already looked in real good shape. He looked solid, very strong.”

He said he would join Donaire who trains at the Top Rank gym in Las Vegas once the date and opponent are finalized and that he would travel to Vegas to personally  handle Donaire’s training.

Garcia said while he hadn’t any idea of who Top Rank and Donaire’s manager Cameron Dunkin have picked as an opponent he said that if its Mijares “well be okay. It’s a tough fight because Mijares is a great champion so it will be an interesting fight.”

One of the emerging top trainers Garcia emphasized that Donaire is “ready for anybody. He doesn’t make those decisions. Its Cameron Dunkin who is the best in the business so he knows whom he’s going to match him (Donaire) up with. Cameron and Top Rank do their job and we’ll be ready to do the same.”

At the same time Garcia commended Bernabe Concepcion who lost by a 7th round  TKO to his undefeated featherweight and younger brother Mikey Garcia (28-0, 24 KO’s). He said Concepcion  had definitely improved since his previous fight. He said Concepcion “started with a good jab but Mikey is at a different level and even though his opponents are good, he makes it looks easy.” He said Concepion “is not an easy opponent and is a great fighter.”

Garcia said they are likely to go into a purse bid for a shot at the WBA title of Celestino Caballero who retained his crown with a unanimous twelve round decision against Japan’s Satoshi Hosono last December 31.

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122 including Moreno
comment by MrClutch85, on 04-26-2012
1. Donaire 2.Moreno 3.Mares 4.Rigo all good fighters hopefully they'll start fighting each other soon

comment by .:: JSFD26 ::., on 04-26-2012
[QUOTE=PacmanP4PLegend]Donaire should get rid of these lower weights. Wasn't there hype of him fighting gamboa anyhow? Now thats a good fight right there![/QUOTE] Gamboa already said he still moving on to 135.

comment by PacmanP4PLegend, on 04-26-2012
[QUOTE=SoggyLungs]Nah donaire is better....[/QUOTE] Donaire should get rid of these lower weights. Wasn't there hype of him fighting gamboa anyhow? Now thats a good fight right there!

comment by APPONO ASTOS, on 04-26-2012
[QUOTE=Fetta]Mares is the best at 122[/QUOTE] Nah donaire is better....

comment by .:: JSFD26 ::., on 04-26-2012
[QUOTE=Fetta]Mares is the best at 122[/QUOTE] First of all, I don't even know why you're saying this seeing how Mares fought at a catchweight and was GIVEN the belt by the WBC (surprised?) Cause the fight wasn't even at 122. Second of all, with Mares' wild swinging towards the late rounds he's s...

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