Wednesday, January 25th 2012
Donaire to Hold Open Workout Saturday
LAS VEGAS MEDIA WORKOUT
This Saturday! January 28, at 1 P.M. PT
Top Rank Gym
OPEN TO THE PUBLIC!
LAS VEGAS (January 25, 2012) – Top-Five pound-for pound fighter and three-division world champion NONITO “The Filipino Flash” DONAIRE and his trainer, former world junior lightweight champion Robert Garcia, will host a Las Vegas workout, open to the media and the public, This Saturday! January 28, at the Top Rank Gym (3041 Business Lane, Las Vegas, Nev. 89103.) The workout will be from 1:00 to 3:30 p.m. PT.
Media interviews will be conducted before the workout begins.
Donaire (27-1, 18 KOs), a native of General Santos City, Philippines, now living in the Bay Area of San Leandro, Calif., and riding a nine-year, 26-bout winning streak, is training for his rumble with former junior featherweight champion Wilfredo Vazquez Jr. for the vacant World Boxing Organization (WBO) junior featherweight title, which will take place, Saturday, February 4, at the Alamodome, in San Antonio, Texas. Their fight, along with the Julio César Chávez, Jr. vs. Marco Antonio Rubio World Middleweight Championship battle will be televised live on HBO World Championship Boxing®, beginning at 10 p.m. ET / 7 p.m. PT.
Promoted by Top Rank, in association with Zanfer Promotions, All Star Boxing and Tecate, remaining tickets to the Chávez Jr. / Donaire world championship doubleheader, priced at $200, $100, $60, $40 and $25, can be purchased at the Alamodome box office, all Ticketmaster outlets, online at www.ticketmaster.com and via Ticketmaster charge-by-phone lines at (800) 745-3000.
These four warriors boast a combined record of 145-7-3 (114 KOs) – a winning percentage of 94% and a victory by knockout ratio of 79%.