Donaire-Vetyeka is a Done Deal For May 31 in Macau

By Ronnie Nathanielsz

2012 “Fighter of the Year” Nonito “The Filipino Flash” Donaire’s quest for a fifth division world title, against South Africa’s IBF featherweight champion Simpiwe Vetyeka, is a done deal.

Top Rank promoter Bob Arum told Standard that the title showdown is pushing ahead on May 31 at the Cotai Arena of the plush Venetian Resort Hotel and Casino in Macau and “as a matter of fact we agreed on terms with everybody today (Tuesday) and we are getting the contract to Nonito tomorrow morning. But its all agreed to.”

Donaire is coming off a 9th round TKO in a rematch with Australia’s hard-hitting southpaw Vic Darchinyan who was leading on the scorecards of the judges before Donaire nailed him with his patented left hook to force a stoppage.

Donaire had earlier dropped a twelve round unanimous decision to WBA super bantamweight champion and former two-time Cuban Olympic gold medalist Guillermo Rigondeaux at the Radio City Music Hall in New York even as Donaire dropped the undefeated Rigondeaux with a solid left hook but couldn't take him out.
Vetyeka. Himself a strong puncher  won the world title with a stunning victory over longtime Indonesian world champion Chris John who retired in the 6th round in a fight card in Metro City, Western Australia after being battered by Vetyeka throughout the fight.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by DoktorSleepless on 03-04-2014

[QUOTE=sicko;14293323]And HBO is going to accept this sh1t fight ? :lol1::lol1::lol1:[/QUOTE] I read it's only going to be on HBO Latino.

Comment by brickcityboxing on 03-04-2014

[QUOTE=sicko;14293323]And HBO is going to accept this sh1t fight ? :lol1::lol1::lol1:[/QUOTE] They are going to eat that **** up !!! Be it boring or not..

Comment by sicko on 03-04-2014

And HBO is going to accept this sh1t fight ? :lol1::lol1::lol1:

Comment by Espada on 03-04-2014

[QUOTE=oneon11;14291974]That's it Nonito, go to the same place Pacroid went to get a win like that juicer did. You and pacroid now are doing the same thing, ducking guys that have far better boxing skills then you'll ever have!!!!!!!!!! Question…

Comment by anonymous2.0 on 03-04-2014

[QUOTE=BIGPOPPAPUMP;14291129]2012 “Fighter of the Year” [/QUOTE] 2012? C'mon Ronnie that's 2 years ago, your starting to make Nonito look bad.

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