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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.