2011-10-22 Nonito Donaire w pts 12 Omar Narvaez, WaMu Theatre, Manhattan, NYC, New York, USA - WBC/WBO

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On 6 November, [[Shinsuke Yamanaka]] stopped [[Christian Esquivel]] inside 11 rounds at the Yoyogi Gym, Tokyo, Japan to win what should be seen as the WBC ‘second tier’ title. Although billed for the title after Donaire stated that he would be moving up a division, when the contest took place the latter had not confirmed his decision.  
 
On 6 November, [[Shinsuke Yamanaka]] stopped [[Christian Esquivel]] inside 11 rounds at the Yoyogi Gym, Tokyo, Japan to win what should be seen as the WBC ‘second tier’ title. Although billed for the title after Donaire stated that he would be moving up a division, when the contest took place the latter had not confirmed his decision.  
  
It was clear that Donaire was going to move on and after signing for a fight against [[Wilfredo Vazquez jr]] for the WBO junior featherweight crown, he relinquished both of his titles on 24 November.  
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It was clear that Donaire was going to move on and after signing for a fight against [[Wilfredo Vazquez]] for the WBO junior featherweight crown, he relinquished both of his titles on 24 November.  
  
 
This was followed by the announcements that [[Jorge Arce]], who dropped down a division, would meet [[Angky Angkotta]] to decide the vacant WBO title and the WBC would be appointing Yamanaka as their undisputed champion.
 
This was followed by the announcements that [[Jorge Arce]], who dropped down a division, would meet [[Angky Angkotta]] to decide the vacant WBO title and the WBC would be appointing Yamanaka as their undisputed champion.

Revision as of 13:02, 21 February 2012

2011-10-22 Nonito Donaire w pts 12 Omar Narvaez, WaMu Theatre, Manhattan, NYC, New York, USA - WBC/WBO. Referee: Benji Estevez (jnr). Scorecards: 120-108, 120-108, 120-108.

On 6 November, Shinsuke Yamanaka stopped Christian Esquivel inside 11 rounds at the Yoyogi Gym, Tokyo, Japan to win what should be seen as the WBC ‘second tier’ title. Although billed for the title after Donaire stated that he would be moving up a division, when the contest took place the latter had not confirmed his decision.

It was clear that Donaire was going to move on and after signing for a fight against Wilfredo Vazquez for the WBO junior featherweight crown, he relinquished both of his titles on 24 November.

This was followed by the announcements that Jorge Arce, who dropped down a division, would meet Angky Angkotta to decide the vacant WBO title and the WBC would be appointing Yamanaka as their undisputed champion.

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