Location : Home Depot Center, Carson, California, USA
The 29-year old Donaire boasts of 28-1
, 18 Kos fight record
. Most recently, he vacated the bantamweight division to go up to junior featherweight. He won the vacant title against Wilfredo Vazquez Jr on points most recently. According to Dunkin, Donaire wanted an opponent who will be a great challenge to him. And thus, Top Rank
arrived with Mathebula. Nonito Donaire is one of the incomparable pound-for-pound fighters in the group and present await to keep centralizing titles as he prepares to present off with Jeff Mathebula for the IBF caretaker bantamweight restraint on Saturday, July 7th, 2012 at the Home Depot Center, Carson, California, USA . Donaire is a past three-division champ and is the ruling WBO Caretaker Bantamweight paladin and present also see to guard that championship. He is foreseen to be a impenetrable challenger to strike fixing of an over matched Mathebula in fisticuffs betting.
In an interview with Chris Robinson of the Examiner, trainer Robert Garcia says, "He’s knows that it’s very important". "He knows that he’s moved up in weight and that he’s had a few criticisms from his last fight, especially for not knocking his opponent out. I thought he looked great against a solid champion. But there’s always criticisms anytime you don’t look too great, that’s the first thing they do is criticize. So he knows that it’s very important for him to come out and give a good performance."