Donaire Wins!

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Updated: December 19, 2012
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IOWA CITY,IOWA  (BASN)—Jorge Arce is one of boxing more entertaining fighters and a fighter who has fun but against Donaire, he was against one of boxing toughest small guys.   Donaire began the fight by chasing Arce, who played four corners as he contented to box and avoid getting into a fire fight with the strong punching Donaire.

In the second round, a Donaire right sent Arce down to the canvas with a right hand and from that point, Arce decided to become the aggressor and Donaire switched role and became boxer and counterpuncher.  Arce decided that he couldn’t out box Donaire but if got inside, he might get lucky with one of his power punches. Arce began the third round by chasing and even nailed Donaire with a left hook to the body.   For a brief moment, it looked like Arce might make it a fight.

Donaire countered Arce with a right hand and left hook that sent Arce down.  This ended any chance of Arce winning the fight. Arce stumbled back up and Donaire jumped on him to finish him off.  Donaire combination that ended with a left hook sent Arce down for the final time.  Arce laid on his back as the referee stopped the fight.

In three rounds with Arce, Donaire showed why he may one of the best pound for pound fighter as he combines boxing style with power.  Over the past year, Donaire has won four straight, knocking out three of them as he vies for fighter of the year.     Donaire is now becoming the latest Philippine superstar as Pacquiao may be on the downside of his career.

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