Fight Pick & Preview - Donaire vs. Rigondeaux:
On April 13 at the famed Radio City Music Hall, Nonito Donaire takes on Guillermo Rigondeaux to determine the identity of the top dog at 122 pounds. This is unquestionably the best fight at Super Bantamweight since at least 2000, when Erik Morales and Marco Antonio Barrera went at it in a memorable war.
This fight represents big things to each man. For Rigondeaux, this is his chance to crash the party of the those who occupy the top-level of the sport. For Donaire, a win surely tips his career into Hall of Fame-worthy status. For fans, this is an increasingly rare opportunity to see the top two men in the weight class decide who is number one.
Date: April 13, 2013
Site: Radio City Music Hall, New York City, New York
Titles: WBO/WBA Super Bantamweight Title
Nonito Donaire, 31-1 (20 KOs), Philippines/San Leandro, CA, WBO Champion
Guillermo Rigondeaux, 11-0 (8 KOs), Cuba/Miami, FL, WBA Champion