HBO is an exceptionally high quality premium network. They have been airing memorable boxing fights for more than 40 years, and the network has received many accolades along the way. Despite their enormous amount of success, much criticism has been
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It looks like the return of ‘The Filipino Flash’ Nonito Donaire will come sometime in March in his native home of the Philippines. Bob Arum told ESPN.com’s Dan Rafael that Donaire was set on fighting in his native country. “He
Nicholas Walters moved his professional record to a perfect 25-0, (21 KO) by handing Nonito Donaire just his second defeat in 35 fights at the StubHub Center in Carson, California on October 18th. In doing so he handed the Filipino
After his spectacular career defining knockout victory this past Saturday night over Nonito Donaire, the questions are already coming in about what’s next for WBA Super World Featherweight Champion Nicholas Walters. “Let me say something to you, I’m a fighter.
GGG is the Real Deal On Saturday night in the Stub Hub Center Gennady Golovkin took on Marco Antonio Rubio in what was expected to be a competitive fight by most boxing experts. Unluckily for Rubio it didn’t turn out
Donaire: ‘If I Got Past Walters I Would Have Fought with Salido at 130 Pounds and Really Gotten Hurt’
Last night Nonito Donaire had two things happen to him that he has never experienced in his career. Donaire was knocked down for the first time, and he suffered the first knockout loss of his career. While most fighters would be
Last weekend, Robinson Castellanos stopped former undefeated fighter Ronny Rios in just 5 rounds. The victory was significant enough for Castellanos, (20-10, 13 KOs), to seek a featherweight clash with Jhonny Gonzalez, who just 2 weeks ago, put an end
Many boxing fans were perhaps rightly more excited for the co-feature in the Barclay’s Center Saturday night than they were for the “Triple G” mismatch that followed, as the established Nonito Donaire (33-2, 21 KOs) went up against the hungry
In what was billed as a 50/50 fight on paper was anything but that tonight when WBA Super World Champion Nonito Donaire took on WBA World Champion Nicholas Walters. The fight started out as a chess match with both men
Gennady Golovkin is the favorite to win by knockout against Marco Antonio Rubio. Abel Sanchez the trainer of Golovkin agrees with the prediction of most boxing experts, but is very aware Rubio has power of his own. “I think it’s
There is plenty of excitement and anticipation about the co-main event, and the main event on HBO Championship Boxing tonight. Nonito Donaire and Nicholas Walters have tremendous power, which is why both fighters have admitted they don’t see their fights
Nonito Donaire Sr. has been training Donaire Jr. for his upcoming bout against Nicholas Walters. Donaire Sr. played a huge role into developing his son to becoming a world champion, but people have questioned if this is the best move.
Jhonny Gonzalez (57-8 KO’s 48) had established himself as a force in the featherweight division once again, when he TKO’d Mares in the opening round. In his most recent bout he received another stoppage victory over the Mexican warrior Jorge
Nonito Donaire (33-2 KO’s 21) also known as the “Filipino Flash” was once regarded as the 3rd best pound for pound fighter in the world. After his lost to Guillermo Rigondeaux, his high level of ranking amongst the boxing community
It’s rare we get a true 50/50 fight and on Saturday we get just that as Nonito Donaire takes on Nicholas Walters. It is not just the best fighting the best, it is also the youth versus experience as two of
This Saturday, HBO returns to the Stubhub Center in Carson, California for a pair of good competitive title fights in the middleweight and featherweight divisions. The new face of HBO boxing and one of the fastest rising stars in the sport,
Nicholas Walters (24-0 20 KO’s) this Saturday night at the Stub Hub Center in Carson, California will be in the biggest fight of his career thus far against Nonito Donaire (33-2, KO’s 21). Walters told the Orange County Register, “He’s
Guillermo Rigondeaux regarded as one of the best pound for pound boxers in the world today, has faced heavy criticism from the media. After Rigondeaux dominated Nonito Donaire who was widely regarded as the 3rd best fighter in the world
On October 18th, a very interested observer will be watching the bout between Nonito Donaire and Nicholas Walters as WBC Featherweight Champion Jhonny Gonzalez wants next dibs on Donaire after Walters per a statement via the World Boxing Council website.
If you thought September was a bad month for boxing you’re not going to think too much of October’s schedule. With the exception of the under-matched Gennady Golovkin bout there aren’t any fights containing guys you will see on anyone’s