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  1. Donaire-Walters good to go

    Dan Rafael

    Top Rank made official on Friday what has been known for weeks -- that featherweight titleholder Nonito Donaire and secondary titlist Nicholas Walters will fight. They're set to meet Oct. 18 at the StubHub Center in Carson, California, and open a ...

    Blog | September 20, 2014
  2. Romero ready to seize moment

    Dan Rafael

    Last July, Nonito Donaire cruised past Jeffrey Mathebula to unify two of the junior featherweight world titles. However, before Donaire's next fight, an October bout against former titleholder Toshiaki Nishioka, Donaire vacated the belt he won agains...

    Blog | February 15, 2013
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  4. Japanese boxer Toshiaki Nishioka hangs up his gloves

    Dan Rafael

    Former junior featherweight titlist Toshiaki Nishioka of Japan, one of the finest Asian fighters of this era, announced his retirement at a news conference in Tokyo on Tuesday.

    Story | Conversation | November 14, 2012
  5. 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
  6. IBF to fill Donaire's vacated title

    Dan Rafael

    Hours before junior featherweight titlist Nonito Donaire defeated Toshiaki Nishioka by ninth-round knockout last Saturday night at the Home Depot Center in Carson, Calif., he vacated his IBF version of the 122-pound title. Donaire, who did defend ...

    Blog | October 17, 2012
  7. Donaire's Opponents Quickly Go From Fighting to Surviving

    Rafe Bartholomew

    It's unclear whether Nonito Donaire's opponents enter the ring afraid of the 122-pound super bantamweight champion's power, or if they realize sometime early in the first round that they've bitten off more than they can chew. In fact, since Donaire's...

    Blog | October 15, 2012
  8. Nonito Donaire proves he merits pound-for-pound status in win ove...

    Dan Rafael

    Despite routinely beating top competition in multiple divisions, Nonito Donaire is criticized for not winning handily enough. Saturday's strong finish of Toshiaki Nishioka should nip the nitpicking in the bud.

    Story | Conversation | October 15, 2012
  9. Nonito Donaire stops Toshiaki Nishioka; Brandon Rios rocks Mike A...

    Nonito Donaire knew he had nearly an impossible act to follow. Right before he took the ring, Brandon Rios and Mike Alvarado brawled through arguably the most sensational fight of the year.

    Story | Conversation | October 13, 2012
  10. Nonito Donaire dominates tentative Toshiaki Nishioka for ninth-ro...

    Dan Rafael

    Nonito Donaire was supposed to get his sternest test from Toshiaki Nishioka on Saturday, but mostly the challenger just tested the 122-pound champ's patience before Donaire closed the show with a ninth-round TKO.

    Story | Conversation | October 13, 2012
  11. Nonito Donaire relinquishes one of his two title belts before bou...

    Dan Rafael

    Nonito Donaire relinquished one of his two junior featherweight world titles on Saturday morning, hours before he was to defend both against former titlist Toshiaki Nishioka at the Home Depot Center in Carson in the HBO "Boxing After Dark" main event.

    Story | Conversation | October 13, 2012
  12. Purses for Donaire-Nishioka card

    Dan Rafael

    MANHATTAN BEACH, Calif. -- Here are the purses, according to the California State Athletic Commission, for the four fighters on the Nonito Donaire-Toshiaki Nishioka card Saturday night (HBO, 10 ET/PT) at the Home Depot Center in Carson: •&nb...

    Blog | October 13, 2012
  13. Nonito Donaire, Toshiaki Nishioka finally find each other

    Dan Rafael

    For some time now, Nonito Donaire and Toshiaki Nishioka have been sizing each other up for Saturday's superfight -- one that both fighters know will test the outer limits of their skills.

    Story | Conversation | October 12, 2012
  14. Donaire battles foes, outsized expectations

    Brian Campbell

    There's a certain population of the boxing community that abhors the mere idea of a pound-for-pound list used as a scientific tool to compare fighters. They'll point to the fickle nature of the voters and the ever-changing criteria. There's also t...

    Blog | October 11, 2012
  15. Mike Alvarado talks about his upcoming fight against Brandon Rios...

    Diego Morilla

    Mike Alvarado says he's ready to go against the best fighters in the 140-pound division, and his first real test comes Saturday against Brandon Rios.

    Story | Conversation | October 10, 2012
  16. Donaire a VADA test case for boxing

    Brian Campbell

    As junior featherweight champion Nonito Donaire prepares for his Oct. 13 title defense against Toshiaki Nishioka, he's well aware of the reality of his situation. At any hour of any given day, Donaire is one knock on the door away from being subje...

    Blog | October 08, 2012
  17. Boxer Nonito Donaire

    Welcome to SportsNation! On Tuesday, we're going inside the boxing ring when Nonito Donaire stops by to chat about his super bantamweight title defense this weekend. Donaire (29-1, 18 KO) takes on Toshiaki Nishioka (39-4-3 24 KO) for Donaire's IBF...

    Chat | October 08, 2012