Rigondeaux on Donaire: I Will KO The Top Rank Traitor!

By Peter Sciretta

WBA super bantamweight champion Guillermo Rigondeaux (9-0, 7KOs) has issued a response to an earlier article on, where Nonito Donaire (27-1, 18KOs) took a pass on facing the Cuban boxer at a later date. Donaire explained that he wants an exciting opponent who comes to trade punches, and not an opponent who will generate a boring match like Argentine veteran Omar Narvaez.

"If he doesn't want a Narvaez fight, I will agree to a 15-foot ring. This guy is not a real man, he's a traitor to Top Rank. Stop hiding behind your manager and your wife, I'm ready to fight in the summer. If Top Rank allows me to get a fight with this traitor, I will put him to sleep. After I get done with this traitor, he'll be shooting pictures permanently," Rigondeaux said.

Donaire returns on February 4th at the Alamodome in San Antonio, Texas. He faces Wilfedo Vazquez Jr. for the vacant WBO super bantamweight title.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by jrosales13 on 01-27-2012

[QUOTE=ShadowShade;11712103]People insult the guy for only having nine fights, but the dude's a two-time olympic gold medalist. Of course he got a title shot quickly. [B][SIZE="3"]Ramos was one of 122's best[/SIZE][/B] and Rig blew him away. He clearly belongs in…

Comment by Tamis! on 01-27-2012

[B]"Top Rank traitor" :lol1: Rigo has yet to get into the ropes in the business of boxing. But yeah Donaire was prolly punch drunk trying to sign with GBP that time.[/B]

Comment by Bong Bong on 01-27-2012

Knowing Nonito, I bet he'd just shrugged this trash talk. I just dont know about his wife though. :439:

Comment by ShadowShade on 01-26-2012

People insult the guy for only having nine fights, but the dude's a two-time olympic gold medalist. Of course he got a title shot quickly. Ramos was one of 122's best and Rig blew him away. He clearly belongs in…

Comment by CubanGuyNYC on 01-26-2012

[QUOTE=kiaba360;11711961]I remember the first interview I ever saw of this guy, his attitude radiated off of him lol, [B][U]reminds me a lot of Mayorga, a fighter who walks around with a chip on his shoulder and seems angry at the…

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