Summer 2022
Potentially

Dignity Health Sports Park, California, United States

Potential contest
@ Bantamweight
41-6-0
31-4-0

Belts on The Line

WBC World Bantamweight Championship
WBO World Bantamweight Championship

The tape

38
Age
31
5' 5" / 166 cm
Height
5' 4" / 163 cm
68.1" / 173 cm
Reach
N/A
Orthodox (R)
Stance
Orthodox (R)

Full record

KO 4UD 12KO 6TKO 4UD 12
Form
SD 12TKO 3TKO 3KO 10KO 12
41
Wins
31
27
By KO
21
66
KO%
68
6
Losses
4
1
Stopped
1
0
Draws
0
2001
Debut
2007
293
Pro rounds
234

Current rankings @ Bantamweight

1
The Ring
2
-
WBA
-
-
WBC
-
-
WBO
-
-
IBF
-

Nonito Donaire vs John Riel Casimero preview

When is Donaire vs Casimero?

Nonito Donaire could face John Riel Casimero in Summer 2022 at Dignity Health Sports Park in California.

The fight would be scheduled for 12 rounds in the Bantamweight division, which means the weight limit would be 118 pounds (8.4 stone or 53.5 KG).

The contest would be for the unified bantamweight championship of the world, with the WBC & WBO belts on the line.

Donaire vs Casimero stats

Nonito Donaire would step into the ring with a record of 41 wins, 6 loses and 0 draws, 27 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.

John Riel Casimero would make his way to the ring with a record of 31 wins, 4 loses and 0 draws, with 21 of those wins by knock out.

The stats suggest Casimero would have a slight advantage in power over Donaire, with a 68% knock out percentage over Donaire's 66%.

Nonito Donaire is the older man by 7 years, at 38 years old.

Donaire has a height advantage of 1 inch over Casimero.

Both Nonito Donaire & John Riel Casimero fight out of an orthodox stance.

Donaire is currently the more experienced professional fighter, having had 12 more fights, and made his debut in 2001, 6 years and 3 months earlier than Casimero, whose first professional fight was in 2007. He has fought 59 more professional rounds, 293 to Casimero's 234.

Nonito Donaire goes into the fight ranked number 1 by the RING at bantamweight.

John Riel Casimero is currently ranked number 2 by the RING in the 118lb division.

Donaire vs Casimero form

Nonito Donaire has stopped 3 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight, he defeated Nordine Oubaali on 29th May 2021 by knockout in the 4th round in their WBC World Bantamweight championship fight at Dignity Health Sports Park, Carson, United States.

Previous to that, he had been beaten by Naoya Inoue on 7th November 2019 by unanimous decision in their WBA Super World Bantamweight, IBF World Bantamweight and The Ring Bantamweight championship fight at Super Arena, Saitama, Japan.

Going into that contest, he had defeated Stephon Young on 27th April 2019 by knockout in the 6th round in their WBA Super World Bantamweight championship fight at Cajun Dome, Louisiana, United States.

Before that, he had beat Ryan Burnett on 3rd November 2018 by technical knockout in the 4th round in their WBA Super World Bantamweight championship fight at The SSE Hydro, Scotland, United Kingdom.

He had lost to Carl Frampton on 21st April 2018 by unanimous decision in their WBO Interim World Featherweight championship fight at The SSE Arena, Northern Ireland.

Casimero has won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 4 of them, going the distance once.

In his last fight, he won against Guillermo Rigondeaux on 14th August 2021 by split decision in their WBO World Bantamweight championship fight at Dignity Health Sports Park, California, United States.

Previous to that, he had won against Duke Micah on 26th September 2020 by technical knockout in the 3rd round in their WBO World Bantamweight championship fight at Mohegan Sun Casino, Connecticut.

Going into that contest, he had beat Zolani Tete on 30th November 2019 by technical knockout in the 3rd round in their WBO World Bantamweight championship fight at Arena Birmingham, West Midlands, United Kingdom.

Before that, he had defeated Cesar Ramirez on 24th August 2019 by knockout in the 10th round in their WBO World Bantamweight championship fight at Fil Oil Flying V, San Juan Arena, Metro Manila, Philippines.

Hehad won against Ricardo Espinoza on 20th April 2019 by knockout in the 12th round at Dignity Health Sports Park, California, United States.

Activity check

In terms of recent activity, John Riel Casimero has been fighting more than Nonito Donaire.

Nonito Donaire last fought 4 months and 25 days ago, while John Riel Casimero's last outing was 2 months and 10 days ago.

Donaire's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 6 months and 3 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 8 months and 13 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 38 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 7.6 rounds on average.

Casimero's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 6 months and 4 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 6 months and 2 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 40 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 8 rounds on average.

What were the odds on Donaire vs Casimero?

John Riel Casimero is currently (+100) to win the contest outright, while you can get (+100) on Nonito Donaire if you fancy the incredible upset.

Nonito Donaire vs John Riel Casimero news