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Bantamweight world champion Nonito Donaire takes water break (from wife Rachel) in between rounds at Brooklyn’s legendary Gleason’s Gym on Saturday. Nonito worked out prior to next Saturday’s world title clash against unbeaten two-division champ Omar Narvaez at The Theater at Madison Square Garden.
Donaire answers questions from the crowd while wrapping his hands.
Donaire pounds the heavy bag as the crowd looks on.
Donaire and the West Point Women’s Boxing Team.
Donaire speaks to the crowd.
World Bantamweight Champion and Top-Five pound for pound fighter Nonito “The Filipino Flash” Donaire will make his New York debut in an exciting title defense against undefeated two-division world champion Omar “El Huracán” Narvaez, Saturday, October 22, in the Theater at Madison Square Garden, the Mecca of Boxing. Promoted by Top Rank, in association with Madison Square Garden, the Donaire-Narvaez world title tilt will be televised live on HBO Boxing After Dark, beginning at 10:30 p.m. ET/PT (delayed on the West Coast.) Tickets to Donaire vs. Narvaez, priced at $200, $100, $50 and $25, can be purchased at the Madison Square Garden box office, online at www.thegarden.com, and all Ticketmaster outlets.