Nonito Donaire was born within the Philippines, and went to the identical college as world champion Manny Pacquiao. He joined his father in Los Angeles, CA in 1993. Donaire was really a frail youngster, with bronchial asthma issues that brought on him to be bullied at college. He started boxing at an area gymnasium when he was solely 11-years-old. He hated boxing at occasions, however caught with it to earn the approval of his father.
Donaire has been married since 2008, after a personal Carmel, CA ceremony. He and his spouse Rachel Marcial had an official church wedding ceremony in 2011 within the Philippines. His spouse is a member of his boxing group, as is her father. Donaire likes to please people who find themselves at all times there for him.
When he was an newbie, Donaire gained three American championships on the nationwide stage. In 1999, he gained the Worldwide Junior Olympics. He turned professional in 2001 and his unique month-to-month wage was $1500. He went on a profitable streak that lasted for greater than ten years. Donaire gained a title within the regional flyweight class in 2002. He gained the NABF Tremendous Flyweight title in 2006.
Within the flyweight division, he gained the IBF title with a KO within the fifth spherical of beforehand undefeated Vic Darchinyan, in 2007. He defended the title in opposition to Luis Maldonado with a TKO within the eighth spherical. He left his promoter, Gary Shaw, in 2008, because of fewer fights being scheduled than they’d agreed upon. As well as, Shaw had not correctly disclosed the income gained from fights.
Donaire retained his IBF title in 2008, when he had a TKO of Moruti Mthalane. Donaire had an bronchial asthma assault throughout sparring for the combat, however his father made him spar 12 rounds anyway, not realizing the trigger. He went to the hospital with bronchitis, and was identified with bronchial asthma, as properly. He broke ties together with his father after that day.
In 2010, Donaire would problem Wladimir Sidorenko, to combat for the WBC Americas Bantamweight Championship, which was vacant on the time. He knocked Sidorenko down thrice, and was the primary person who stopped him. In 2011, he took the WBO and WBC Bantamweight titles, and beat Omar “El Huracan” Narvaez in New York Metropolis. He had wished to knock the opposite fighter out, however failed to take action.
In 2012, Donaire fought Wilfredo Vazquez, Jr. and gained by cut up determination, capturing the WBO Tremendous Bantamweight title. Vazquez couldn’t match the pace and punching potential of Donaire. He knocked Vazquez down within the ninth spherical. Vasquez couldn’t harm Donaire after that time. They made it by the final spherical, even with thrilling flurries within the later rounds. Donaire gained in a cut up determination. He’s solely the second Asian to have gained championships in 4 separate divisions.