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22 years and five months into his professional boxing career, Nonito Donaire has fought 50 times with 42 wins and 8 losses.
Donaire's boxing record is currently 42-8, which includes 10 world-title wins and 10 successful title defense fights at three weight classes — flyweight, bantamweight, and super-bantamweight. He has a 56% knockouts-to-fights ratio with 28 of his total 50 fights being knockout wins, 12 of which were in title fights. Donaire has lost twice via knockout, both of them in title fights.
His latest fight was a 12-round unanimous decision defeat to Alexandro Santiago on July 29, 2023. Donaire was fighting for the bantamweight WBC (vacant) title. He is on a two-fight losing streak.
Some of Donaire's best fights and notable victories include wins over Fernando Montiel, Jorge Arce, Toshiaki Nishioka, Vic Darchinyan, Nordine Oubaali, Ryan Burnett, and Omar Narváez.
|50||Jul 29, 2023||40||Alexandro Santiago||Loss *||UD|
|49||Jun 7, 2022||39||Naoya Inoue||Loss *||TKO2|
|48||Dec 11, 2021||39||Reymart Gaballo||Win *||KO4|
|47||May 29, 2021||38||Nordine Oubaali||Win *||KO4|
|46||Nov 7, 2019||36||Naoya Inoue||Loss *||UD|
|45||Apr 27, 2019||36||Stephon Young||Win *||KO6|
|44||Nov 3, 2018||35||Ryan Burnett||Win *||RTD4|
|43||Apr 21, 2018||35||Carl Frampton||Loss||UD|
|42||Sep 23, 2017||34||Ruben Garcia Hernandez||Win||UD|
|41||Nov 5, 2016||33||Jessie Magdaleno||Loss *||UD|
|40||Apr 23, 2016||33||Zsolt Bedák||Win *||TKO3|
|39||Dec 11, 2015||33||Cesar Juarez||Win *||UD|
|38||Jul 18, 2015||32||Anthony Settoul||Win||TKO2|
|37||Mar 28, 2015||32||William Prado||Win||TKO2|
|36||Oct 18, 2014||31||Nicholas Walters||Loss *||TKO6|
|35||May 31, 2014||31||Simpiwe Vetyeka||Win *||TD|
|34||Nov 9, 2013||30||Vic Darchinyan||Win||TKO9|
|33||Apr 13, 2013||30||Guillermo Rigondeaux||Loss *||UD|
|32||Dec 15, 2012||30||Jorge Arce||Win *||KO3|
|31||Oct 13, 2012||29||Toshiaki Nishioka||Win *||TKO9|
|30||Jul 7, 2012||29||Jeffrey Mathebula||Win *||UD|
|29||Feb 4, 2012||29||Wilfredo Vázquez Jr.||Win *||SD|
|28||Oct 22, 2011||28||Omar Narváez||Win *||UD|
|27||Feb 19, 2011||28||Fernando Montiel||Win *||TKO2|
|26||Dec 4, 2010||28||Volodymyr Sydorenko||Win||KO4|
|25||Jul 10, 2010||27||Hernán Márquez||Win||TKO8|
|24||Feb 13, 2010||27||Manuel Vargas||Win||KO3|
|23||Aug 15, 2009||26||Rafael Concepción||Win||UD|
|22||Apr 19, 2009||26||Raúl Martínez||Win *||TKO4|
|21||Nov 1, 2008||25||Moruti Mthalane||Win *||TKO6|
|20||Dec 1, 2007||25||Luis Maldonado||Win *||TKO8|
|19||Jul 7, 2007||24||Vic Darchinyan||Win *||TKO5|
|18||May 12, 2007||24||Kevin Hudgins||Win||TKO1|
|17||Oct 7, 2006||23||Oscar Andrade||Win||UD|
|16||Jul 29, 2006||23||Jose Luis Cardenas||Win||TKO2|
|15||Jan 20, 2006||23||Karen Harutyunyan||Win||SD|
|14||Nov 5, 2005||22||Ilido Julio||Win||UD|
|13||Oct 1, 2005||22||Daniel Gonzalez||Win||KO1|
|12||Jul 2, 2005||22||Larry Olvera||Win||UD|
|11||May 13, 2005||22||Paulino Villalobos||Win||TKO6|
|10||Nov 12, 2004||21||Gilberto Bolanos||Win||UD|
|9||Jun 18, 2004||21||Ricardo Barrera||Win||TKO4|
|8||Jun 27, 2003||20||Jorge Lopez||Win||TKO1|
|7||Nov 2, 2002||19||Mark Sales||Win||UD|
|6||Sep 1, 2002||19||Kaichon Sor Vorapin||Win||KO2|
|5||May 31, 2002||19||Noel Alma||Win||TKO2|
|4||Jul 3, 2001||18||Jose Luis Torres||Win||TKO1|
|3||Jun 8, 2001||18||Saul Santoyo||Win||UD|
|2||Mar 10, 2001||18||Rosendo Sanchez||Loss||UD|
|1||Feb 22, 2001||18||Jose Lazaro||Win||KO1|
* World-title fight
Nonito Donaire (The Filipino Flash) is a 41-year old Filipino professional boxer. He was born in Talibon, Bohol, Philippines on November 16, 1982. He is a four-weight-class world champion.
Donaire made his professional boxing debut against Jose Lazaro at the age of 18 on February 22, 2001, defeating Lazaro via 1st round KO.
He had his first world title fight at the age of 24 on July 7, 2007 after 18 professional fights, against Vic Darchinyan for the flyweight IBF title. He defeated Darchinyan via 5th round TKO to become the flyweight champion of the world.
Nonito Donaire is a two-time unified world champion — at super-bantamweight and bantamweight, and has won 10 world titles at four weight classes. For all the details about Donaire's world title wins and defenses refer to "Nonito Donaire World Titles".
Donaire has had a total of eight losses in his professional boxing career so far.
His most recent fight was a bantamweight bout against Mexican boxer Alexandro Santiago on July 29, 2023 for the vacant bantamweight WBC title. Donaire lost the fight via 12 round unanimous decision. It's been 4 months and 10 days since this fight.
For a very detailed list Donaire's fights refer to "All of Nonito Donaire's fights".
Donaire has fought a total of 50 times till today, which includes 23 world-title fights at four weight divisions. He is among the top boxers of his generation and has put on some incredible fights in his fights. These 10 fights are the highlight of his career.
July 7, 2007: Donaire wins his first world title by defeating Vic Darchinyan via 5th round TKO. He is now the IBF flyweight world champion.
February 19, 2011: Donaire becomes a unified bantamweight world champion by beating Fernando Montiel via 2nd round TKO. He now holds the WBC and WBO bantamweight world-champion belts.
October 22, 2011: Donaire successfully defends the WBC and WBO bantamweight titles against Omar Narváez, winning the fight via 12 round unanimous decision.
July 7, 2012: Donaire becomes a unified super-bantamweight world champion by beating Jeffrey Mathebula via 12 round unanimous decision. He now holds the WBO and IBF super-bantamweight world-champion belts.
October 13, 2012: Donaire wins The Ring super-bantamweight title from Toshiaki Nishioka, by beating Nishioka via 9th round TKO.
December 15, 2012: Donaire successfully defends the WBO and The Ring super-bantamweight titles against Jorge Arce, winning the fight via 3rd round KO.
May 31, 2014: Donaire wins the WBA (Undisputed) featherweight title from Simpiwe Vetyeka, by beating Vetyeka via 5 round technical decision.
November 3, 2018: Donaire wins the WBA (Super) bantamweight title from Ryan Burnett, by beating Burnett via 4th round RTD.
May 29, 2021: Donaire wins the WBC bantamweight title from Nordine Oubaali, by beating Oubaali via 4th round KO.
December 11, 2021: Donaire successfully defends the WBC bantamweight title against Reymart Gaballo, winning the fight via 4th round KO.
Donaire is a four-weight-division world champion. He has held 10 world titles, three of which were vacant title wins, and the rest seven were lineal championship wins.
|Weight Division||World Titles Held|
|Super-bantamweight||IBF, WBO 2x, The Ring|
|Bantamweight||WBA, WBC 2x, WBO|