The bout is dubbed “D-Day” which stands for “Demolition Day.” Now it can also stand for “Donito-Day” as the Filipino Flash dominated the fight, flooring the Mexican in round 2 with a strong right hand punch and stopping him via technical knock out in round 3 by a final left hook on the jaw. The official time of stoppage was 2:59.
With his victory, Donaire retained his World Boxing Organization super bantamweight belt and The RING championship. He also improved his rank to no. 4 of the pound-for-pound ranking of the top fifty boxers in the world.
Donaire’s professional boxing record now stands with 31 Wins (20 knockouts, 11 decisions), 1 Loss (by decision), 0 Draws.