Found July 07, 2012 on Boxing Watchers:
PLAYERS: Roy Jones Jr.
One fight down, one to go on HBO's Boxing After Dark. Bob Papa, Max Kellerman and Roy Jones Jr. are on hand at the Home Depot Center in Carson, California getting ready for a 122-pound showdown between the Filipino Flash, Nonito Donaire, and Jeffrey Mathebula.The tale of the tape shows that Mathebula has more than four inches of height on Donaire but not as much of an edge in reach. The South African is 33, while Nonito is 29. Both men rehydrated to around the same weight on HBO's unofficial scale.Kellerman calls Mathebula the tallest guy he's ever seen in this division as he makes his ring walk. His pro record stands at 26-3-2 with 14 KOs.Donaire comes out second, sporting a 28-1 record with 18 stoppages. His last two victories have come by decision following a long streak of KO wins.Lupe Contreras handles the official fighter introductions. Pat Russell is the referee in charge of the action. The formalities are out of the way, and we're properly prepared for a sche...
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