Donaire vs. Rigondeaux
The Filipino Flash puts his WBO and Ring Magazine Super Bantamweight titles on the line against the undefeated Rigondeax.

Following disappointing defeats to Pacquiao and Viloria, Filipino pugilistic fans turn to The Filipino Flash for redemption

2012 Fighter of the Year and World Boxing Organization (WBO) junior featherweight champion Nonito "Filipino Flash" Donaire will make his 2013 debut in the Big Apple on Saturday, April 13th against undefeated World Boxing Association (WBA) super bantamweight champion and former two-time Cuban Olympic gold medalist Guillermo "El Chacal" Rigondeaux.

2012 was a busy banner year for The Filipino Flash;  he captured the WBO Super Bantamweight title from Wilfredo Vázquez Jr on February 4th, the IBF belt from Jeffrey Mathebula on July 7th, The Ring Super Bantamweight title against Toshiaki Nishioka on October 13th, and wrapped up the year by retaining both the WBO and The Ring titles against Jorge Arce on December 15th.

Promoted by Top Rank, in association with Caribe Promotions, Tecate and Madison Square Garden, the two world champions will collide on New York's biggest stage -- Radio City Music Hall -- Saturday, April 13 and will be televised live on HBO World Championship Boxing®, beginning at 11:00 p.m. ET/PT. 

 

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