With a devastating left hook, Nonito ‘Filipino Flash’ Donaire (40-5-0, 25KO) registered a new candidate entry to ‘Knockout of the Year’ by putting tourney-replacement Stephon ‘Showstopper’ Young (18-2-3, 7KO) away in the 6th round with that one punch.
Apparently, Stephon Young (18-1-3, 7KO) made his decision quickly, and couldn’t pass up the opportunity both to fight in the tournament, and to fight a legend. He will meet Nonito Donaire (39-5-0, 25KO) on very short notice (2 days) to fight him on Friday night for Donaire’s WBA Bantamweight World Title Belt, and for a shot at the Tournament Finals.
Unfortunate news has surfaced that WBO Bantamweight World Champion Zolani ‘Last Born’ Tete injured his shoulder during training for what was he and WBA Bantamweight Champion Nonito Donaire’s scheduled fight on Friday, April 26th. Continue reading “Tete Suffers an Untimely Shoulder Injury and is Out of His Semi-Final Match with Donaire”
By Tre Berry
It took a while for the World Boxing Super Series (WBSS) to hash out their problems, but they tied up enough loose ends to get the current tournaments back underway. Continue reading “A Mega-Match Looms in the Bantamweight Division as the Tourney Continues”