Advertisement
Advertisement
Boxingscene.com

Carl Frampton Outboxes Nonito Donaire For WBO Interim-Title

SSE Arena, Belfast, North Ireland - For the WBO interim-featherweight title, Carl Frampton (25-1, 14 KOs) was too good and too fast in winning a twelve round unanimous decision over former four division champion Nonito Donaire (38-5, 24 KOs).

All three judges scored it 117-111 for Frampton.

Frampton is now the mandatory challenger to WBO full champion Oscar Valdez, who is coming off a huge decision win over Scott Quigg.

frampton-donaire-weights (4)

The first round was rather close with both boxers having some moments. But in the second, Frampton really let his hands go and created some serious swelling around the left eye of Donaire.

In the third, the pace was a bit more measured, as Frampton was just working a jab and countering from a distance. He was picking his punches well and landing some quick, solid shots. Donaire was a step too slow to land his counters in return.

Frampton continued the pressure and accurate punches in the fourth. Donaire was blasting back, but his shots were being blocked by Frampton's gloves. They continued to fight close on the inside in the fifth, with Frampton outslugging Donaire for most of the three minutes. Donaire was able to land a few uppercuts in the final thirty seconds.

Donaire was pretty bruised up after the sixth round. Frampton continue to connect with the hard and sharper punches. They were brawling away in the seventh. Frampton was wobbled by a big uppercut but fired right back with a series of hard shots to get out of trouble and back Donaire up. In the eight, Frampton stayed at a distance and boxed safely as Donaire was unable to get to him.

There was still no sense of urgency from Donaire in the tenth and eleventh, as Frampton just took his time and continued to outbox Donaire while landing calculating punches. In the final seconds of the eleventh, Donaire was able to land some very hard punches including two big left hands.

Frampton, knowing he was well ahead on the cards as they entered the twelfth and final round, was just boxing safely from the distance. Donaire was applying a lot of pressure, doing a lot of work as Frampton was mostly on the move and countering.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by strykr619 on 04-22-2018

[QUOTE=Century Tuna;18695841]Nonito was done once Rigo schooled him. And to make matters worse...he used the "my shoulder" excuse which would later be used by the other crybaby. Pacquiao [url]http://www.miragine.com/?s=kfrq[/url][/QUOTE] Yet you fail to put out that Pac actually had shoulder…

Comment by strykr619 on 04-22-2018

[QUOTE=harry-greb;18693284]Donaire was a very good fighter but should hang em up. Respect him a lot for the vada testing he does.[/QUOTE] I agree, hang them up my man. Your time has past.

Comment by Century Tuna on 04-22-2018

Nonito was done once Rigo schooled him. And to make matters worse...he used the "my shoulder" excuse which would later be used by the other crybaby. Pacquiao [url]http://www.miragine.com/?s=kfrq[/url]

Comment by nycsmooth on 04-22-2018

career best win for Carl winning 9 of the 12 rounds now he's on to better things...

Comment by Shadoww702 on 04-22-2018

[QUOTE=Redd Foxx;18695233]Couldn't find that other guy's post to quote it but I'll add that Carl initially even said he wasn't ready for an immediate 3rd rematch yet. After the Mares fight it might be appropriate but they couldn't sell a…

Post a Comment - View More User Comments (221)
Top Headlines Anthony Fowler To Box On Kell Brook-Michael Zerafa Gabe Rosado Aims To Beat Down Arias, Prevent 'Running' Tactics David Price vs. Tom Little Set, December 22 At O2 Arena Frampton Warns Warrington About Using Any Dirty Tactics Abimael Ortiz, Alfredo Santiago, Jonathan Lopez Back on Dec. 1 Oscar Rivas Aims To Be Impressive on Stevenson-Gvozdyk Card Wilder: Hearn Treated Ortiz Like Clown, All Unfulfilled Promises Danny Garcia Wants Revenge Fights With Thurman, Porter Frampton Willing To Return To U.S. For Leo Santa Cruz Trilogy Joseph Parker: You Will See More Power in The Flores Fight Dubois vs. Gorman Among The Fights Ordered By BBBofC Brandon Rios vs. Josh Kelly Could Happen, Says Eddie Hearn Petar Milas Returns To Action on December 8 in Zagreb Mayweather vs. Nasukawa: Rizin CEO Confirms Fight is Back On Broadcast Team For PBC on FOX Shows Will Look Familiar UK News: Sean Dodd, Shaquille Day, Lewis Crocker, Benson Saucedo Seeks World Title in Hometown After Epic Performance Wilder: 12/1 Winner is The Best - Joshua Can't Beat Me, Fury, Ortiz! Diego De La Hoya Faints While Training To Make Weight, Fight Off Caleb Truax Very Motivated For Peter Quillin Crossroads Bout Michael Dutchover Aims To Clinch a Big Birthday Win Wilder: If Fury Can't Be Beat, Why The F*** Did He Hire Roach? Photos: Jaron Ennis, Raymond Serrano - Ready For ShoBox Clash Photos: Claressa Shields, Hannah Rankin - Size Up at Presser Photos: Gabe Rosado, Luis Arias - Face To Face, Final Presser Photos: Brandon Rios, Ramon Alvarez - Face To Face, Final Presser Vikas Krishan, Top Rank Promotional Pact Made Official Photos: Jarrell Miller, Bogdan Dinu - Face To Face at Final Presser Mayweather Says Nasukawa Fight is Back, Terms Being Finalized Photos: Kavaliauskas vs. Roberto Arriaza - Set For Eliminator Photos: Maurice Hooker, Alex Saucedo - Ready For War Photos: Luis Ortiz Putting in Work For Travis Kauffman Fight Photos: Jarrett Hurd Grinding Hard For Jason Welborn Bout Euro News: Tyron Zeuge, Mikhalkin vs. Boesel, More Hooker: An Old Midget Hurt Saucedo; Being Tough Won't Be Enough Deontay Wilder vs. Tyson Fury To Be Carried in Movie Theaters Joe Joyce Welcomes Ordered Clash With Hughie Fury Fury: At Some Point, I'll Have To Stand and Fight With Wilder Photos: Roman Gonzalez Putting in Work For Guevara Clash Fury: Joyce Sparring Had Nothing To Do With Training Camp Move
Advertisement

Latest Active Forum Threads
Advertisement
Advertisement