Nonito Donaire
Nickname: The Filipino Flash

Nonito Donaire

Born Nov 16, 1982
Age 34
Height 5'6"
Reach 68"
Head Trainers Robert Garcia
Stance Orthodox
Division Super Bantamweight
Years Active 2001 - PRESENT
Record 32 3 0
NC 0
KOs 21
KO% 60%


Talibon, Bohol, Philippines


Updated October 19, 2014

Nonito Donaire record:
33-3, 21 KO
KO%: 58
Rounds boxed: 214

Known as "The Filipino Flash," Donaire is a three-division world champion and the former IBF, WBO, The Ring Super Bantamweight Champion. He is also the former WBC and WBO Bantamweight, Interim WBA Super Flyweight and IBF and IBO Flyweight Champion.

He is a known switch-hitter with the ability to fight either southpaw or orthodox. His surname is often mispronounced as do-nayr but it is properly pronounced as do-nigh-reh.
  • 2007 World Boxing Hall of Fame "Most Outstanding Boxer of the Year"
  • 2007 Ring Magazine Knockout of the Year - fifth round TKO Vic Darchinyan.
  • 2007 Ring Magazine Upset of the Year - fifth round TKO Vic Darchinyan.
  • 2011 Ring Magazine Knockout of the Year - second round TKO Fernando Montiel.
  • 2012 RING Magazine Fighter of the Year



Arguably the best left hook in boxing
Can boz and brawl


Earned his nickname "The Filipino Flash" from Kevin "The Flushing Flash" Kelley.

Has sparred with Manny Pacquiao, Joel Casamayor, Zahir Raheem, and James Toney.

Never received his belt from the WBO when he won the Asia-Pacific title.

His fight against Vic Darchinyan was named Knockout of the year by the Ring Magazine in 2007. 

  Major World Titles  

WBO Spr Bantamweight
IBF Flyweight
IBO Flyweight
WBA Super Flyweight (interim)
WBO Bantamweight
WBC Bantamweight
IBO Flyweight

  Significant Wins  

Vic Darchinyan
Moruti Mthalane
Hernan Marquez
Volodymyr Sydorenko
Fernando Montiel
Wilfredo Vazquez Jr.
Jeffrey Mathebula
Toshiaki Nishioka and
Jorge Arce.

  Amateur Info  

Record: 68-8

  Fighter Video  

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