The former world champion in three different weight classes Nonito Donaire entered this fight with a pro boxing record of 37-4-0 (24 knockouts) and he is ranked as the No.10 featherweight in the world (currently the #1 in this division is Leo Santa Cruz). He fought twice last year beating Zsolt Bedak (=Donaire vs Bedak) and losing to Jessie Magdaleno (controversial decision, Donaire vs Magdaleno).
His opponent, Ruben Garcia Hernandez, has a record of 22-2-1 (9 knockouts) and he also lost once in 2016, against Randy Caballero (=Caballero vs Garcia); after this bout he has won seven consecutive fights. Nonito Donaire vs Hernandez is valid for the vacant WBC Silver Featherweight title; undercard of Yunier Dorticos vs Dmitry Kudryashov. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Where: Alamodome, San Antonio, Texas, USA
Division: featherweight (126 lbs, 57.2 kg)
Title: vacant WBC Silver Featherweight title
Donaire’s previous fight: Nonito Donaire vs Jessie Magdaleno
Donaire’s next fight: Carl Frampton vs Nonito Donaire
Donaire vs Garcia Hernandez Fight Video:
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