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Nonito Donaire Vs Jeffrey Mathebula live July 8, 2012
The fight will actually happen July 7, 2012 in the U.S. but in the Philippines, the live fight of Nonito Donaire and Jeffrey Mathebula will happen Sunday, July 8, 2012. Donaire, in a transcript caption from an interview and press conference last week said that Mahebula will be his first ever taller opponent (read his interview answer below).
NONITO DONAIRE: Mathebula is a very tough fighter. He is a tall guy, the tallest fighter I will have faced and I know Cameron is nervous about it. But he’s always nervous. He’s always looking out for his fighters, that’s how he is. But I told Cameron I wanted this fight. I knew this guy would motivate me and he made me train as hard as I did. I don’t know what to expect because he is so tall.
Despite this difference and advantage in height, The Filipino Flash is willing to take Mathebula out on his own hands as he currently stands on his way to fulfill a dream to be an undisputed champion under a unification boxing championship bout that he aims to win over this new taller opponent. You can read the full transcript of Donaire interview for more information.
Mathebula on the other hand being a champion, no doubt will try to take the belt of Nonito just like what his aim is. Hungry for a unification title bout and looking to become the 122 pound king, Jeffrey will surely give it a fight as well as the other party. Both have trained hard but for me, of course, I’ve always wanted to be biased despite I really don’t have any personal sport analyst knowledge regarding the Pinoy’s opponent.
If you want to find out more, I strongly suggest that you take a look and see a (seemingly complete) boxers’s profile of Jeffrey Mathebula.
This boxer from South Africa is an orthodox fighter born in Malamulele, Limpopo, South Africa but is currently residing in Brakpan, Gauteng, South Africa with an awesome ring record of won 26 (KO 14) / 3 loses (KO 14) / 2 draws. He currently hails in the super bantamweight division of boxing but is already 33 years old being born June 22, 1979. Wikipedia says it that Mathebula also had an amazing ring record back in his amateur days with a record of 101 wins against only 4 defeats. He competed in the Sydney Australia Olympics back in 2000 and won in the first round over at the Featherweight (– 57 kg) division against Noureddine Madjhoud but later on lost to Bekzat Sattarkhanov in the second round.
The Donaire vs Mathebula live stream fight is going to be aired via satellite in ABS-CBN channel 2 on July 8, 2012, Sunday at 9:00 AM. Donaire holds a 28-1, 18 KOs fight record, while Mathebula has a 26-3-2, 14Kos.
The fight is to happen at the Home Depot Center in Carson California under Top Rank Promotions and Bob Arum as promoter. For more information regarding where to buy tickets and watch the live fight in the arena, visit toprank.com. Pavlik vs Rosinsky will highlight the fight as an undercard to this boxing fight.