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Multi-division world champion Nonito “Filipino Flash” Donaire, IBF featherweight champ Egveny Gradovich, multi-division world champion Vic Darchinyan and top five jr featherweight contender Chris “The Hit Man” Avalos have been out and about today in Macao, China, in advance of their high profile bouts on Saturday at The Venetian Macao Resort’s Cotai Arena.
Donaire challenges WBA featherweight “super” champion Simpiwe “V12” Vetyeka, Gradovich defends his IBF belt against Alexander Miskirtchian, Darchinyan challenges WBA featherweight “regular” champ Nicholas Walters and Avalos takes on Yasutaka Ishimoto in an IBF eliminator. Donaire-Vetyeka will be on HBO. Avalos-Ishimoto will be televised via same-day delay as the main event on Sólo Boxeo Tecate on UniMás, Gradovich-Miskirtchian and Walters-Darchinyan will be broadcast on TopRank.TV.