Autumn/Fall 2023
Potentially

in the United States

Potential contest @ Bantamweight
42-7-0
30-4-0

The tape

40
Age
35
5' 5" / 166 cm
Height
5' 9" / 175 cm
68.1" / 173 cm
Reach
72" / 183 cm
Orthodox (R)
Stance
Southpaw (L)

Full record

TKO 2KO 4KO 4UD 12KO 6
Form
KO 4TKO 3UD 12UD 12KO 1
42
Wins
30
28
By KO
23
67
KO%
77
7
Losses
4
2
Stopped
2
0
Draws
0
2001
Debut
2006
299
Pro rounds
189

Current rankings @ Bantamweight

3
The Ring
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-
WBA
-
1
WBC
-
-
WBO
-
-
IBF
-

Nonito Donaire vs Zolani Tete preview

When is Donaire vs Tete?

Nonito Donaire could face Zolani Tete in Autumn/Fall 2023 in the United States.

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

Donaire vs Tete stats

Nonito Donaire would step into the ring with a record of 42 wins, 7 loses and 0 draws, 28 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.

Zolani Tete would make his way to the ring with a record of 30 wins, 4 loses and 0 draws, with 23 of those wins by knock out.

The stats suggest Tete would have a slight advantage in power over Donaire, with a 77% knock out percentage over Donaire's 67%.

Nonito Donaire is the older man by 5 years, at 40 years old.

Tete has a height advantage of 4 inches over Donaire. This also extends to a 4-inch reach advantage.

Nonito Donaire fights out of the orthodox stance, while Zolani Tete is a southpaw.

Donaire is currently the more experienced professional fighter, having had 15 more fights, and made his debut in 2001, 5 years and 3 months earlier than Tete, whose first professional fight was in 2006. He has fought 110 more professional rounds, 299 to Tete's 189.

Nonito Donaire goes into the fight ranked number 1 by the WBC and 3 by the RING at bantamweight.

Donaire vs Tete form

Nonito Donaire has stopped 3 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight, he lost to Naoya Inoue on 7th June 2022 by technical knockout in the 2nd round in their WBC World Bantamweight, WBA Super World Bantamweight and IBF World Bantamweight championship fight at Super Arena, Saitama, Japan.

Previous to that, he had beat Reymart Gaballo on 11th December 2021 by knockout in the 4th round in their WBC World Bantamweight championship fight at Dignity Health Sports Park, Carson, United States.

Going into that contest, he had won against 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.

Before 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.

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.

Tete has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance twice.

In his last fight, he defeated Jason Cunningham on 2nd July 2022 by knockout in the 4th round in their CBC Commonwealth Super Bantamweight championship fight at Wembley Arena, London, United Kingdom.

Previous to that, he had lost to John Riel Casimero on 30th November 2019 by technical knockout in the 3rd round in their WBO World Bantamweight championship fight at Arena Birmingham, West Midlands.

Going into that contest, he had defeated Mikhail Aloyan on 13th October 2018 by unanimous decision in their WBO World Bantamweight championship fight at Ekaterinburg Expo, Yekaterinburg, Russia.

Before that, he had won against Omar Andres Narvaez on 21st April 2018 by unanimous decision in their WBO World Bantamweight championship fight at The SSE Arena, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom.

He had defeated Siboniso Gonya on 18th November 2017 by knockout in the 1st round in their WBO World Bantamweight championship fight at The SSE Arena, Belfast.

Activity check

In terms of recent activity, Nonito Donaire has been fighting more than Zolani Tete.

Nonito Donaire last fought 11 months and 28 days ago, while Zolani Tete's last outing was 11 months and 2 days ago.

Donaire's last 5 fights have come over a period of 4 years, 1 month and 8 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 9 months and 26 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 28 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 5.6 rounds on average.

Tete's last 5 fights have come over a period of 5 years, 6 months and 17 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 1 year, 1 month and 8 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 32 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 6.4 rounds on average.

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