Alexandro Santiago is the new WBC bantamweight champion, winning via unanimous decision over Nonito “The Filipino Flash” Donaire on Sunday morning at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.
At 39 years of age, Nonito Donaire is one of the two current oldest reigning world boxing champions, with the other being Gennady Golovkin. People might have to ask at what point will he stop. But after Sunday’s bout, the answer to that will have to wait.
World Boxing Council bantamweight champion Nonito “Filipino Flash” Donaire Jr. believes that his title defense against fellow Filipino Reymart “Assasin” Gaballo is a positive note for the Philippine boxing scene.
THE mushrooming of self-styled experts after Gilas Pilipinas Olympic qualifier campaign in far but picturesque Serbia pains me. I’ve been reading a lot of stories from the social media regarding the tremendous improvement of the national team to the point that the write-ups tend to bury that glaring fact that we didn’t win a single game in our group, thus kissing our Olympic hopes goodbye for the nth time.
By this time, Eumir Felix Marcial must have learned a lesson or two about humility. What transpired in Dubai’s Asian Seniors Boxing Championships, isn’t the scenario that we’ve envisioned it to be.