Donaire vs Magdaleno Info
Jessie Magdaleno beat Nonito Donaire by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest on Saturday 5th November 2016 at Thomas & Mack Center in Las Vegas.
The scorecards were announced as 112-116, 112-116, 110-118 in favor of winner Jessie Magdaleno.
The fight took place over rounds in the Super Bantamweight division, which meant the weight limit was 122 pounds (8.7 stone or 55.3 KG).
This was of the World Boxing Super Series.
This contest was for the WBO super bantamweight championship of the world.
Donaire vs Magdaleno stats
Nonito Donaire stepped into the ring with a record of 37 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, 24 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Jessie Magdaleno made his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 23 wins and draws, with 17 of those by knock out.
The stats suggested Magdaleno had a slight advantage in power over Donaire, with a 74% knock out percentage over Donaire's 65%.
Nonito Donaire was the older man by 9 years, at 37 years old.
Donaire had a height advantage of 1 inch over Magdaleno. That also extended to a 2-inch reach advantage.
Nonito Donaire fought out of the orthodox stance, while Jessie Magdaleno was a southpaw.
Donaire was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 17 more fights, and made his debut in 2001, 9 years and 8 months earlier than Magdaleno, who’s first professional fight was in 2010. He had fought 148 more professional rounds, 289 to Magdaleno's 141.
Donaire vs Magdaleno form
Donaire had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 3 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight before this contest, he had beat Zsolt Bedak on 23rd April 2016 by technical knockout in the 3rd round in their WBO World Junior Featherweight championship fight at Cebu City Sports Complex, Cebu City, Philippines.
Previous to that, he had beat Cesar Juarez on 11th December 2015 by unanimous decision in their WBO World Junior Featherweight championship fight at Coliseo Roberto Clemente, San Juan, Puerto Rico.
Going into that contest, he had won against Anthony Settoul on 18th July 2015 by technical knockout in the 2nd round at Cotai Arena, Venetian Resort, Macao, Macao S.A.R., China.
Before that, he had beat William Prado on 28th March 2015 by technical knockout in the 2nd round at Araneta Coliseum, Barangay Cubao, Quezon City, Philippines.
He had been beaten by Nicholas Walters on 18th October 2014 by technical knockout in the 6th round in their WBA Super World Featherweight championship fight at StubHub Center, Carson, United States.
Magdaleno had won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 3 of them, going the distance twice.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had defeated Rey Perez on 20th February 2016 by knockout in the 7th round at Celebrity Theater, Phoenix, United States.
Previous to that, he had defeated Vergel Nebran on 17th October 2015 by knockout in the 1st round at Celebrity Theater, Phoenix.
Going into that contest, he had won against Raul Hirales on 1st May 2015 by unanimous decision in their 8 round contest at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, Chelsea Ballroom, Las Vegas.
Before that, he had defeated Erik Ruiz on 10th January 2015 by unanimous decision in their 8 round contest at Texas Station Casino, Las Vegas.
He had beat Carlos Rodriguez on 2nd August 2014 by technical knockout in the 7th round at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, Chelsea Ballroom, Las Vegas.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, Jessie Magdaleno had been fighting more than Nonito Donaire.
Going to this contest, Nonito Donaire had last fought 4 years 3 months and 12 days ago, while Jessie Magdaleno's last outing had been 4 years 5 months and 15 days ago.
Donaire's last 5 fights had come over a period of 1 year 6 months and 5 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 4 months and 18 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 25 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 5 rounds on average.
Magdaleno's last 5 fights had come over a period of 1 year 6 months and 18 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 4 months and 21 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 31 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 6.2 rounds on average.
What time did Donaire vs Magdaleno start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 12:00 am EST / 9:00 pm PST at Thomas & Mack Center, Las Vegas, United States, which was around 4:00 am GMT in the UK.