Donaire wins against Nishioka
Nonito “The Filipino Flash” Donaire has just sealed his status as the best boxer in the super bantamweight division when he claimed victory against Japan’s Toshiaki Nishioka in their bout in California.
Nishioka did not penetrate Donaire for most of the fight while the Japanese boxer chose a defensive stance but “The Filipino Flash” was still able to left hand with regularity.
Upon reaching the sixth round, Donaire caught Nishioka by surprise with a left hand to the body followed by a left uppercut that sent the Japanese to the canvas.
By ninth round, Nishioka was able to corner Donaire against the ropes for a number of punches, however, “The Filipino Flash” was able to throw a perfectly placed right straight that knocked down Nishioka anew.
Although the Japanese was able to beat the 10-count, the referee stopped the fight.