Photos: Donaire KO's Darchinyan, Andrade Beats Vanes

American Bank Center, Corpus Christi, Texas - More than six years after their first meeting, Nonito Donaire (32-2, 21KOs) knocked out Vic Darchinyan (39-6-1, 28KOs) in the ninth round of their rematch. In the first fight, Donaire knocked out Darchinyan in five rounds. Donaire returns for the first time since the April decision loss to Guillermo Rigondeaux.

At the time of the stoppage, Darchinyan was leading 78-74 on two of the cards and it was a draw on the third.

In a battle of undefeated contenders, Demetrius Andrade (20-0, 13KOs) survived an early knockdown to outbox previously unbeaten Vanes Martirosyan (33-1-1, 21KOs), with a twelve round split decision, to capture the vacant WBO junior middleweight title. The scores were 115-112 for Vanes, 114-113 for Andrade and 117-110 for Andrade. The score of 115-112 for Vanes was criminal in nature.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Souwester on 11-12-2013

[QUOTE=lutenco;13920819]ANDRADE is a very good,skilled fighter!!![/QUOTE] I want to see him fight Lara.

Comment by lutenco on 11-11-2013

ANDRADE is a very good,skilled fighter!!!

Comment by HIGHNESS on 11-10-2013

Hoping to see the pic of Vic bent over with his head through the ropes and his face facing the crowd.

Comment by Souwester on 11-10-2013

Great pictures!

Comment by jrboxer10 on 11-10-2013

Donaire is going to be a target know...fighters now know he is human and can be beat. Vic almost pulled the upset. I think a Rigo fight would be all wrong...could see donaire ko'd [QUOTE=flint;13917822]very good fights last night. i…

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