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Arizona Boxing News & Notes With Don Smith: Dunkin Signs Arizona Fighter, New York Waits & Iron Boy 7
Boxing Fans, Hang me in effigy if so inclined. This column is late due to computer glitches that literally destroyed two columns. RIP! Less than 8 hours after Nonito Donaire lost his WBO Super Bantamweight title to Gullermo Rigondeaux,rampant rumors suggested Rigondeaux failed a post fight drug test and therefore would face a suspension and [...]
By Reni M. Valenzuela This is boxing today. Guillermo Rigondeaux has suddenly become “boring” when everything that he did was superb and masterful in beating Nonito Donaire a week ago. Donaire fought a “close battle” versus Rigondeaux when the fight can’t be any closer to describing it as a one-sided letdown. It is pathetic that [...]
By Don Donatello The following is solely my personal opinion. There is no direct evidence that Juan Manuel Marquez used PEDs (Performance-enhancing drugs) when he fought Manny Pacquiao. But it does not mean he did not use them. Criminals are convicted of their crime without direct evidence such as eyewitness, DNA, or the weapon they used [...]
By Lester Salvador I predicted that Juan Manuel Marquez would destroy Manny Pacquiao and he did. I predicted that Guillermo Rigondeaux would beat Nonito Donaire and he did. The people who went against those picks either don’t know boxing or believed the hype.
By Erwin Lastimosa The three best Filipino boxers in the world have all recently taken losses, the first big blow came when the global boxing icon Manny Pacquiao suffered a huge knockout loss to his long time Mexican counterpart Juan Manuel Marquez, next was Brian Viloria losing his super flyweight belts by decision to Juan [...]
By Jorge Conejo Guillermo Rigondeaux beat Nonito Donaire on points in one of the most boring displays of boxing I’ve ever witnessed. Whatever Rigondeaux did he made 100 percent sure that he would only throw punches once and a while and move away quickly. Nonito Donaire pushed the action but focused on landing a knockout [...]