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Nonito Donaire Knocks Out Replacement Stephon Young, Advances to the Tournament Finals

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.

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Update – Stephon Young vs. Nonito Donaire for the WBSS Semi-Final

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.

Tete Suffers an Untimely Shoulder Injury and is Out of His Semi-Final Match with Donaire

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”