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Nonito Donaire goes in-depth on his training in Oxnard, trying to regain his drive, the importance of a Rigondeaux rematch, and more

Nonito Donaire following his training in Oxnard, Calif. (Photo: Chris Robinson – www.HustleBoss.com)


By Chris Robinson

If you walk into trainer Robert Garcia’s personal gym in Oxnard, Calif. late in the afternoon these days you will be able to spot a new face in the facility, as former multi-division world champion Nonito Donaire has dived back into training.

Donaire is coming off of a unanimous decision loss to Cuba’s Guillermo Rigondeaux this past April and will be looking to get back on track come Nov. 9 with his rematch against Armenia’s Vic Darchinyan.

And while Garcia has been in the corner of Donaire for nearly four years, this marks the first time that the Fil-Am star has left the comforts of his training bases in Northern California to embark on a full-fledged regimen in Oxnard.

Following an intense sparring session with upcoming prospect Rudy Ochoa, I was able to sit down with Donaire and pick his brain on a variety of subjects.
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