Donaire vs Rodriguez Info
Nonito Donaire will face Emmanuel Rodriguez on Saturday 19th December 2020 at Mohegan Sun Casino in Connecticut.
The fight will be contested over 12 rounds in the Bantamweight division, which means the weight limit will be 118 pounds (8.4 stone or 53.5 KG).
This contest is for the vacant WBC bantamweight championship of the world.
Donaire vs Rodriguez stats
Nonito Donaire steps into the ring with a record of 40 wins and 6 loses, 26 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Emmanuel Rodriguez will make his way to the ring with a record of 19 wins and 1 loss, with 12 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggest Donaire has a slight advantage in power over Rodriguez, with a 65% knock out percentage over Rodriguez's 63%.
Nonito Donaire is the older man by 10 years, at 38 years old.
Rodriguez has a height advantage of 1 inch over Donaire. Despite this, he has 1-inch reach advantage.
Both Nonito Donaire & Emmanuel Rodriguez fight out of an orthodox stance.
Donaire is the more experienced professional fighter, having had 26 more fights, and made his debut in 2001, 11 years and 3 months earlier than Rodriguez, who’s first professional fight was in 2012. He has fought 186 more professional rounds, 289 to Rodriguez's 103.
Nonito Donaire goes into the fight ranked number 1 by the WBC and 1 by the RING in the 118lb division.
Emmanuel Rodriguez is currently ranked number 4 by the WBC and 4 by the RING in the 118lb division.
Donaire vs Rodriguez form
Nonito Donaire has stopped 2 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he lost to 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.
Previous to that, he had beat 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.
Going into that contest, he had won against 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.
Before that, he had been beaten by Carl Frampton on 21st April 2018 by unanimous decision in their WBO Interim World Featherweight championship fight at The SSE Arena, Northern Ireland.
He had lost to Jessie Magdaleno on 5th November 2016 by unanimous decision in their WBO World Junior Featherweight championship fight at Thomas & Mack Center, Las Vegas, United States.
Rodriguez has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance twice.
In his last fight, he lost to Naoya Inoue on 18th May 2019 by knockout in the 2nd round in their IBF World Bantamweight, WBA World Bantamweight and The Ring Bantamweight championship fight at The SSE Hydro, Scotland, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had beat Jason Moloney on 20th October 2018 by split decision in their IBF World Bantamweight championship fight at CFE Arena, Florida, United States.
Going into that contest, he had defeated Paul Butler on 5th May 2018 by unanimous decision in their IBF World Bantamweight championship fight at The O2 Arena, London, United Kingdom.
Before that, he had won against Giovanni Delgado on 5th August 2017 by technical knockout in the 4th round at Coliseo Ecuestre Municipal, Fajardo, Puerto Rico.
He had defeated Robinson Lavinanza on 25th March 2017 by knockout in the 1st round at Parque Concepcion Perez Alberto, Fajardo.
In terms of recent activity, Emmanuel Rodriguez has been fighting more than Nonito Donaire.
Nonito Donaire last fought 1 year and 24 days ago, while Emmanuel Rodriguez's last outing was 1 year 6 months and 13 days ago.
Donaire's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years and 2 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 9 months and 1 day. In those fights, he fought a total of 46 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 9.2 rounds on average.
Rodriguez's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years 1 month and 23 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 6 months and 15 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 31 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 6.2 rounds on average.
What time does Donaire vs Rodriguez start?
The fighters are expected to ringwalk at around 10:00 pm EST / 7:00 pm PST at Mohegan Sun Casino, Connecticut, United States, which is around 3:00 am GMT in the UK.
Who is showing Donaire vs Rodriguez?
Donaire vs Rodriguez will be broadcast on ShowTime in the US, while the fight will be broadcast in the United Kingdom by Premier Sports.
How do you stream Donaire vs Rodriguez?
In the US you can stream Donaire vs Rodriguez via Hula when you buy a Showtime add-on, on top of a standard Hulu package (From $5.99).
1 month costs $10.99 (+ standard package).
You can also stream Donaire vs Rodriguez via Amazon Prime when you purchase a buy a Showtime add-on, on top of a standard Prime package ($12.99/month). Prime is also available as a 30-Day free trial.
1 month costs $10.99 (+ standard package).
In the US you can stream Donaire vs Rodriguez via Showtime Anytime, their streaming platform. It’s free to existing Showtime cable customers or $10.99 per month as a stand-alone app.
The stream is free for existing ShowTime customers, 7 days of Showtime Anytime is free and 1 month costs $10.99.
In the UK you can stream Donaire vs Rodriguez on Premier Sports via their Premier Player app. You can watch Premier Sport 1 & 2, Free Sports, BoxNation as well as La Liga TV via your Apple, Android, Firestick, Roku devices, smart TV or your games consoles. Note, if you subscribe via Sky, you’ll also get access to the app.
1 month of Premier Player is £11.99, while 1 year costs £99.