Advertisement
Advertisement

Vetyeka Has Plan To Neutralize Donaire's Strengths

By Ronnie Nathanielsz

WORLD Boxing Association featherweight super champion Simpiwe Vetyeka of South Africa predicts his title defense against 2012 Fighter of the Year Nonito Donaire is going to be a tough fight.

“With Donaire, the former RING and multi-division world champion, it is always going to be tough. But I am ready to defend my titles (WBA and International Boxing Organization) and be recognized as the best in the world. I cannot wait for May 31 to come and showcase my talent and abilities against one of the best fighters in the world. It is going to be an interesting fight,” said Vetyeka in an interview with Anson Wainright of RING Magazine.

The champ believes he could overcome the Filipino’s strengths and capitalize on his weaknesses.

“I am not going to divulge these (game-plan) as they are my secret weapon going into the fight. But I can only say Donaire is known for his speed, power and explosiveness - these can be neutralized by any means,” he said.

Referring to Donaire’s patented left hook that helped him come back from being down on the scorecards of all three judges in his first fight as a featherweight against Vic Darchinyan, Veyteka said: “He is known to have a big left hook and being a great counter puncher, that too can be worked on. The fight will be won by anyone who takes his chances and makes less mistakes.”

Top Rank promoter Bob Arum was in Hong Kong Tuesday morning and was expected to take the  ferry for Macau and be at the Venetian Resort Hotel and Casino within an hour or two.

“The Donaire-Vetyeka fight will be a great fight on a great show. All the three featherweight fights will be tremendous,” Arum told the Manila Standard, indicating that he would match the winners against each other in the future.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by richardt on 05-28-2014

This really is big for both fighters.....same with the Darchinyan/Walters fight.

Comment by Sugar Adam Ali on 05-28-2014

Can't wait for this fight,,, This is a huge fight for each guy.. Vetyeka can make a huge name for himself by beating chris john and donaire.. Donaire unlocks a lot of huge fights if he wins a belt at…

Comment by reyes066 on 05-28-2014

donaire loss this fight

Post a Comment/View More User Comments (3)
Top Headlines Khan: Look at Kell Brook's Last 10 Foes, Is It Worth Fighting Him? Jason Quigley: For Me - It's Live Fast and Die a Legend Hearn: I Made Derry Mathews Offer For Dodd on Bellew-Makabu Pulev vs. Chisora Provides Heavyweight Punch To AWE Doubleheader Canelo: While I'm at 155-Pounds, I'm Not Facing Anyone at 160 Hamed Backs Carl Frampton To Overcome Leo Santa Cruz British Boxing Update: Nick Blackwell, Ryan Fields, Welborn Hatton Warns Khan: Canelo Puts on Huge Amount of Weight Ismael Barroso - Never Too Late to Arrive Video: Hopkins Sounds Off on State of Boxing, Mayweather, More Video: Canelo Slams Gennady Golovkin, Talks Khan Clash De La Hoya: To Those Who Know Boxing - Khan is HUGE Favorite Video: Bernard Hopkins Details The Need For Golovkin vs. Kovalev Amir Khan Will Not Rule Out Fighting Gennady Golovkin Next WBC President Outlines Canelo/Golovkin/Khan Title Resolution De La Hoya on Khan: I'm Actually Nervous For Canelo Video: Canelo vs. Khan Final Press Conference De La Hoya: I Won't Vote Trump, He Cheated Me in Golf Video: Bernard Hopkins Tells Golovkin To Follow His Lead Jose Benavidez-Francisco Santana in Play For Crawford-Postol Khan: If Trump Wins, Might Be Last Fight For Me, Canelo at MGM Photos: Canelo, Khan Face To Face at Final Presser Breazeale Warns Joshua: Prepare For War, I'll Be Guns Blazing Broner Describes Troubles Making Weight For Theophane Fight Canelo To Golovkin: Earn Your Shot, Work Your Way Up! Joshua: “Showtime is three or four years ahead of the game” Hopkins: No Excuses, Golovkin Should Fight Kovalev! Joshua To Breazeale: Back Up Talk, Don't Be Like Other Americans Adrien Broner Voting for Trump: He’ll Lower My Taxes Hughie Fury Set To Return on Fury-Klitschko Rematch Bill, July 9 Video: Anthony Joshua Pumped For Breazeale Title Defense Video: Breazeale Confident Anthony Joshua is Going To Sleep Video: Joshua, Breazeale Go Face To Face and Trade Words Video: Joshua, Breazeale, SHO Press Conference Highlights Khan: I Won't Run For 12, I Will Stand and Trade With Canelo TMT Adds Gavril, Rakhmanov To ShoBox Card on May 13th Photos: Anthony Johsua, Dominic Breazeale Tense Face To Face Amir Khan: I Think It's Great To Be The Underdog Barroso's Adviser: If Crolla Tries To Trade, He Will Get KO'd Quickly Showtime Inks Anthony Joshua To Multi-Fight Deal
Advertisement

Latest Active Forum Threads
Advertisement
Advertisement