Nonito Donaire Signs Up To Fight In Bantamweight Tournament


Former multi weight world champion Nonito Donaire is ready for next season’s quest for the Muhammad Ali Trophy in the 118lb edition.


“I’m really looking forward to the tournament,” said 35-year-old Donaire (38-5, 24 KOs).


Donaire, popularly known as ‘The Filipino Flash’, is a former multiple-time world champion in four weight classes, and now has his eye on being the Ali Trophy Bantamweight kingpin.


“People always asked about my goal and I said to be undisputed. With this tournament, that goal is now attainable.”


“Entering the tournament gives me an opportunity to showcase my capabilities against the best in this division. This division is stacked with talent and that’s really exciting!”


“I believe my size, experience and most of all my power will give me the edge over my opponents.”


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