NONITO DONAIRE TIX ON SALE THIS THURSDAY
PRESS RELEASE: On October 13th, multi-division champion Nonito “Filipino Flash” Donaire (29-1, 18 KOs), a native of General Santos City, Philippines, now living in the Bay Area of San Leandro, Calif., will risk his junior featherweight titles against fellow super bantamweight champion Toshiaki Noshioka (39-4-3, 24 KOs and corruptly stripped by the WBC), of Hyogo, Japan. Tickets for show, at Carson, California's Home Depot Center, go on sale Thursday, August 16th, at 10 a.m. PT. Tickets can be purchased online at www.AXS.com or by phone at 888-929-7849 as well as The Home Depot Center Box Office (open Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.).
In the cheif supporting bout that night, former WBA lightweight champion Brandon “Bam Bam” Rios (30-0-1, 21 KOs), from Oxnard, Calif., will take on “Mile High” Mike Alvarado (33-0, 23 KOs) of Denver.
Promoted by Top Rank, in association with Teiken Promotions, the Donaire vs. Nishioka / Rios-Alvarado championship doubleheader will take place Saturday, October 13 under the stars at The Home Depot Center in Carson, Calif. Both fights will be televised Live on HBO Boxing After Dark, beginning at 10 p.m. ET/PT (delayed on the West Coast.)
These four gladiators boast a combined record of 131-5-4 (86 KOs) -- a winning percentage of 94% with 2/3 of those victories coming by way of knockout.