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Report/gallery: Donaire vs. Mathebula

Ringside by Francisco Salazar and Rocco Morales
Photos by “Big” Joe Miranda

Super bantamweight Nonito Donaire admitted during the buildup to his unification fight against Jeffrey Mathebula that he was looking to knock out the lanky South African fighter.

Although Donaire dominated the fight against Mathebula on Saturday night, he may have gotten caught up in the moment to end the fight spectacularly in front of a pro-Donaire crowd at the Home Depot Center.

Looking to end the fight with one punch against a fighter who was looking to survive halfway through the fight may or may not convince those people he could defeat the likes of Guillermo Rigondeaux, Toshiaki Nishioka, or Abner Mares . . . Click here for more

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