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NONITO DONAIRE SCORES 9TH ROUND TKO VICTORY OVER GAME VIC DARCHINYAN

By Ben Thompson | November 09, 2013
NONITO DONAIRE SCORES 9TH ROUND TKO VICTORY OVER GAME VIC DARCHINYAN

Moments ago, at the American Bank Cente in Corpus Christi, Texas, multi-division world champion Nonito Donaire scored a 9th round stoppage of fellow multi-division world champion Vic Darchinyan. It wasn't exactly a repeat performance for Donaire, as the fight was virtually even after 8 rounds, but once again, he found a home for a devasting left hook that rocked Darchinyan in the 9th round. Relive all the action in FightHype's round-by-round results.

ROUND 1
Both guys come out circling and pawing with their jabs. Donaire lands a blow south of the border that gets a quick warning. Donaire touches him to the body with a right. Darchinyan answers with a left to the body. Not much action so far. Donaire lands a right upstairs. Another nice right lands for Donaire. Darchinyan gets in a short left hook. Another left lands for Darchinyan. HARD left lands for Darchinyan to punctuate the round. Round to Darchinyan.

Donaire 9 Darchinyan 10

ROUND 2
Both guys measuring with their jabs now. A lot of jittery movement from both, who are being cautious. Darchinyan lands a left. HARD right to the body lands for Donaire. Left hook lands for Darchinyan. Another. Nice jab lands for Donaire. Right and a left lands for Donaire and Darchinyan backs up. Short right lands for Donaire. HARD right hand lands for Donaire and Darchinyan looks wobbled. Darchinyan fires a left and Donaire gets wobbled a bit. Another hard left hook lands for Darchinyan. Close round, but I give it to Donaire. The action is heating up.

Donaire 19 Darchinyan 19

ROUND 3
Donaire grazes him with a left. Right to the body lands for Donaire. Another, but he eats a right hook from Darchinyan in the process. Jab lands for Donaire. Donaire digs a right to the body. They trade jabs. Left to the body lands for Darchinyan. Left lands for Darchinyan. They trade hooks. Short left lands for Donaire. Close round, but I give it to Donaire again.

Donaire 29 Darchinyan 28

ROUND 4

Left lands for Darchinyan. Donaire peppers him with his jab. HARD left hook lands for Darchinyan. Another left hook from Darchinyan grazes Donaire. Left hand gets in for Darchinyan. Donaire lands a right, but he eats a left from Darchinyan. Donaire lands a jab. Darchinyan gets in a left. Donaire lands a left hook. Both guys trade big shots at the end of the round. Round to Darchinyan.

Donaire 38 Darchinyan 38

ROUND 5

Donaire lands his jab. Right to the body lands for Donaire. Darchinyan digs a left to the body. HARD left lands upstairs for Darchinyan. Another left to the body lands for Darchinyan. Left to the body again lands for Darchinyan. Again. Donaire just waiting to counter. HARD left lands for Darchinyan and Donaire is rocked back into the ropes. Round to Darchinyan.

Donaire 47 Darchinyan 48

ROUND 6
Darchinyan fires to the body. Quick uppercut from Donaire grazes Darchinyan. Darchinyan gets in a left upstairs. Right hook lands for Darchinyan. Left hook upstairs from Darchinyan grazes Donaire. Donaire lands a jab. Nice counter right lands for Donaire. Round to Donaire.

Donaire 57 Darchinyan 57

ROUND 7

Right and a left lands for Darchinyan. Donaire lands his jab. Left to the body lands for Darchinyan. Nice left hook lands for Donaire. Darchinyan lands his right over the top. Straight right lands for Donaire. Darchinyan gets in a quick combo in close. They trade jabs. Left upstairs lands for Darchinyan. Darchinyan gets in a combo against the ropes. Close round, but this time, I give it to Darchinyan.

Donaire 66 Darchinyan 67

ROUND 8

Donaire bouncing on his toes. Quick 1-2 lands for Darchinyan. Donaire lands a right, but Darchinyan answers with a jab. Overhand left from Darchinyan is partially blocked. Left hook lands for Darchinyan. They trade rights. Nice left down the middle lands for Darchinyan. Again. Donaire lands a right, but eats a left. Another left lands for Darchinyan. Round to Darchinyan.

Donaire 75 Darchinyan 77

ROUND 9

Donaire gets in a right upstairs. Left and a right gets throught the guard for Darchinyan. Nice left hook lands for Donaire and Darchinyan backs up. Straight right lands for Donaire. Left hook lands for Donaire again and Darchinyan is down. He takes the count, but he's wobbly. Donaire tries to jump on him, but Darchinyan holds on. Another right lands for Donaire. Right and a left lands for Donaire. Another right and a left lands for Donaire. Darchinyan looks done. HARD uppercut lands for Donaire. That's it. It's over. The ref calls a halt to it.

THE WINNER BY WAY OF TKO IN ROUND 9...NONITO DONAIRE

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