Sam Concepcion Portrays Nonito Donaire’s Life Story in ‘MMK’

“MMK” presents the inspiring life story of “The Filipino Flash” Nonito Donaire Jr., who overcame bullying to become a world boxing champion, this Saturday (April 16) on ABS-CBN.

Sam Concepcion

Nonito’s childhood was mostly miserable. Aside from always getting mocked at school because of his small stature, he also got beaten up by his grandfather whenever he would do something wrong.

Soon enough, his father brought him, together with his other siblings, to the US, but the bullying worsened because people hit him at school.

Sam MMK2

At age 11, he started training for boxing only because of his father’s encouragement, until he became a professional boxer at 18. But he then quit boxing when he discovered that his father was having an illicit affair, only to go back to it upon his mother’s request.

He reunited with his father until another serious disagreement arose between them, when his father expressed his disapproval of Nonito’s relationship with Rachel.


Joining this “MMK” episode are Kyle Banzon, Ian De Leon, Mickey Ferriols, Claire Ruiz, Ken Anderson, Harvey Bautista, Mitch Naco, Gigi Locsin, Ces Aldaba, Niña Dolino, and Josh Ford. The episode is directed by Jerry Lopez Sineneng and written by Benson Logronio “MMK” is led by business unit head Malou Santos.

Don’t miss the longest-running drama anthology in Asia, “MMK,” every Saturday ON ABS-CBN or ABS-CBN HD (SkyCable ch 167). Catch its latest episodes on or for Sky subscribers.

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