Donaire-Rigondeaux set for April 13
The April 13 world title unification bout between WBO junior featherweight champion Nonito “Filipino Flash” Donaire and undefeated WBA super bantamweight champion and former two-time Cuban Olympic gold medalist Guillermo “El Chacal” Rigondeaux will be officially announced on Thursday in New York City. The fight will take place on New York’s biggest stage — Radio City Music Hall — and will be televised on HBO. This marks only the second time Radio City Music Hall has ever hosted professional boxing in its 82-year history. The first fight was the Roy Jones Jr. vs. David Telesco light heavyweight world championship on January 15, 2000.