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Donaire to try and make 122 for Darchinyan rematch


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Nonito Donaire (31-2, 20 KO’s) said the other night that he’s walking around at 145 lbs. right now, and he’s going to see if he can drop the weight to take a fight against Vic Darchinyan in October or November. However, he’s not really sure if he can take that much weight off without being brittle for his next fight, and he prefers that not happen. If Donaire doesn’t feel good in trying to get down to 122, he’s going to move up to 126 and go after one of the world titles at that weight. Donaire would be looking to face the likes of Chris John or Evgeny Gradovich. Donaire said to the Manila Standard “I got to see what my weight is because I’m over 140 pounds right now and I have two months to get down to 122. If I can’t, I will move up to 126.” Unfortunately, Donaire doesn’t have a lot of options at featherweight for him to fight as far as the champions go. He probably won’t get a fight against Golden Boy promoted WBC featherweight champion Abner Mares, and Donaire won’t fight his good friend and stable-mate WBO featherweight champion Mikey Garcia. Getting [...] http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/eastsideboxing/egEo?d=yIl2AUoC8zA http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/eastsideboxing/egEo?i=FF93px5WrlE:r_q6TewmegE:D7DqB2pKExk http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/eastsideboxing/egEo?d=qj6IDK7rITs

 

 

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