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On this day: Nonito Donaire halts Toshiaki Nishioka, wins Ring 122-pound championship

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13
Oct

On this day: Nonito Donaire halts Toshiaki Nishioka, wins Ring 122-pound championship

It was “The Filipino Flash” at his very best. On October 13, 2012, Nonito Donaire successfully defended the WBO junior featherweight...

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29
Sep

Best I Faced: Veeraphol Sahaprom

Two-time bantamweight titlist Veeraphol Sahaprom is the subject of our latest installment of ‘Best I Faced.’

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23
Apr

Best I Faced: Toshiaki Nishioka

Former WBC junior featherweight titlist Toshiaki Nishioka is the subject of our latest installment of ‘Best I Faced.’

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23
Apr

Toshiaki Nishioka talks failed title opportunities and finally winning a world title

Now having enjoyed retirement for five years, former WBC junior featherweight titlist Toshiaki Nishioka looks back on his hard road to championship glory.

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21
Oct

Nishioka-Marquez weigh-in

Junior featherweights Toshiaki Nishioka and Rafael Marquez hit the scales. Photos by Naoki Fukuda.

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19
Jul

Lem’s latest: Mitchell-Arreola, Khan-Alexander in works

Negotiations are ongoing for an early September fight between heavyweights Seth Mitchell and Chris Arreola.

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15
Jul

R. Marquez signs with Golden Boy?

Rafael Marquez: “I need another world title. I feel pretty good still to fight.”

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12
Apr

Donaire 121.6; Rigondeaux 121.5

Nonito Donaire on his staredown with Rigondeaux: “I felt like he just couldn’t look at me in the eyes for that long. It’s just one of those things.”

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12
Apr

Lem’s latest: BWAA honors Donaire, Garcia, Marquez-Pacquiao

In accepting his award for Fighter of the Year, an emotional Nonito Donaire spoke of coming a long way since being the “small, frail, asthmatic little boy” of his childhood.

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10
Apr

Donaire-Rigondeaux: Chess match or fireworks? Experts weigh-in

RING junior featherweight champ Nonito Donaire on clash with Guillermo Rigondeaux on Saturday: “When it comes down to the title fights, we’re both aggressive and we can both be offensive guys.”

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