Vic Darchinyan vs. Nonito Donaire

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2007-07-07 : Vic Darchinyan 112 lbs lost to Nonito Donaire 112 lbs by TKO at 1:38 in round 5 of 12


  • Donaire was moving down in weight for the first time in years.
  • Darchinyan was unable to continue after being floored by a big left hook to the jaw. Darchinyan suffered a right cut in round three, puffs to both eyes in four, and a bloody nose from the bout-ending blow.
  • Blows: Donaire 64/192 33%, Darchinyan 41/146 28%.
  • Press row scores: Marc Abrams 38-38, Sherman Cain 39-37 for Donaire, Jack Obermayer 38-38
  • Donaire achieved revenge for the loss his older brother Glenn Donaire suffered against Darchinyan.
  • Darchinyan confirmed that this would be his last fight at 112 lbs. He would defend his flyweight titles three times though.
  • 2007 Ring Magazine Knockout of the Year and Upset of the Year