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  1. Nonito Donaire-Guillermo Rigondeaux unification fight set for Apr...

    Dan Rafael

    Junior featherweight titleholder Nonito Donaire will meet Guillermo Rigondeaux April 13 in the main event of HBO's "World Championship Boxing".

    Story | Conversation | February 19, 2013
  2. Dan Rafael's top 20 pound-for-pound fighters

    Dan Rafael

    We have an expert panel that votes on ESPN.com's pound-for-pound top 10, of which I am one member. It's a way for us to reach some sort of consensus on the best fighters in the world, regardless of weight class. But since we began using this metho...

    Story | Conversation | July 04, 2014
  3. Mikey Garcia, Nonito Donaire win in different fashions

    Dan Rafael

    Mikey Garcia and Nonito Donaire took the wins that both were widely expected to earn on Saturday in Corpus Christi, Texas, but one of them was far more convincing in victory than the other.

    Story | Conversation | November 09, 2013
  4. Rigondeaux-Agbeko in the works

    Dan Rafael

    It looks like junior featherweight champ Guillermo Rigondeaux, coming off a decision win in a title unification bout against 2012 fighter of the year Nonito Donaire in April, finally has a date and opponent nailed down for his next fight. If every...

    Blog | October 08, 2013
  5. Rigondeaux to fight in December

    Dan Rafael

    In April, Guillermo Rigondeaux outpointed Nonito Donaire to unify junior featherweight world titles. Although it wasn't a crowd-pleasing performance, Rigondeaux's talent is undeniable. So when Top Rank chairman Bob Arum went to HBO to talk about h...

    Blog | September 23, 2013
  6. Featherweight titlist Nicholas Walters signs with Top Rank

    Dan Rafael

    Featherweight titlist Nicholas Walters of Jamaica signed a multiyear promotional agreement with Top Rank over the weekend and will make his first defense on Nov. 9, Top Rank chairman Bob Arum told ESPN.com on Monday.

    Story | Conversation | September 23, 2013
  7. Nonito Donaire recovering from right shoulder surgery

    Dan Rafael

    Former junior featherweight titlist Nonito Donaire is recovering from right shoulder surgery that followed his unanimous decision loss to Guillermo Rigondeaux in their 122-pound title unification fight on April 13.

    Story | Conversation | April 23, 2013
  8. Scorecard: Guillermo Rigondeaux shows mettle, if not marketabilit...

    Dan Rafael

    Guillermo Rigondeaux proved he was the quicker, more crafty fighter against Nonito Donaire on Saturday, but he'll need more than that to draw audiences worthy of a superstar in the future.

    Story | Conversation | April 15, 2013
  9. Guillermo Rigondeaux bests Nonito Donaire, but also bores

    Dan Rafael

    Guillermo Rigondeaux might not have won any new fans, but he slipped punches and picked his spots Saturday in New York to outbox Nonito Donaire for a unanimous decision and unify junior featherweight titles.

    Story | Conversation | April 13, 2013
  10. Felix Verdejo scores a first-round knockout over Steve Gutierrez

    Dan Rafael

    Felix Verdejo scored a crushing first-round knockout of Steve Gutierrez on Saturday, in the undercard of the Nonito Donaire-Guillermo Rigondeaux junior featherweight title fight.

    Story | Conversation | April 13, 2013
  11. Nonito Donaire finally warms to Guillermo Rigondeaux bout

    Dan Rafael

    Nonito Donaire initially had no interest in facing relatively untested Guillermo Rigondeaux, but now that Saturday's 122-pound unification fight is at hand, he says he's as excited as the rest of us.

    Story | Conversation | April 11, 2013
  12. Nonito Donaire blasts friend Jorge Arce into retirement

    Dan Rafael

    Nonito Donaire knocked out Jorge Arce, sent the Mexican brawler into retirement and earned a measure of revenge for the Philippines in a growing national rivalry Saturday in Houston.

    Story | Conversation | December 15, 2012
  13. Nonito Donaire to defend title against Jorge Arce in Houston on D...

    Dan Rafael

    Nonito Donaire to defend title against Jorge Arce on Dec. 15

    Story | Conversation | November 06, 2012
  14. Rigondeaux eyes Donaire, new contract

    Dan Rafael

    There's no fight that junior featherweight titlist Guillermo Rigondeaux (10-0, 8 KOs) would like more than one against Nonito Donaire (29-1, 18 KOs), who unified two belts with a lopsided decision win against Jeffrey Mathebula on July 7. However, ...

    Blog | July 19, 2012
  15. Nonito Donaire's big-fight agenda begins now

    Dan Rafael

    Nonito Donaire has bulked up and is taking on all comers at 122 pounds -- Jeffrey Mathebula's turn comes Saturday -- in the next step of his Pacquiao-styled master plan.

    Story | Conversation | July 05, 2012
  16. Nonito Donaire still moving to higher heights

    Dan Rafael

    Nonito Donaire is making another move up the weight-class ladder Saturday in San Antonio, where a win against Wilfredo Vazquez Jr. could also put him a rung closer to the top of the pound-for-pound list.

    Story | Conversation | February 02, 2012