VIDEO: Donaire beats Juarez to capture WBO Superbantamweight title

MANILA, Philippines - "The Filipino Flash" Nonito Donaire captured the WBO super bantamweight belt after defeating Mexican Cesar Juarez via unanimous decision Saturday in San Juan, Puerto Rico.

Donaire beats Juarez
FIGHT OF THE YEAR. Donaire beats Juarez via Unanimous Decision. Photo: Top Rank Boxing
Donaire claimed victory with 116-110, 116-110, and 117-109 in a toe-to-toe match.

VIDEO: Nonito Donaire-Cesar Juarez fight highlights. Donaire wins via unanimous decision.

Nonito Donaire-Cesar Juarez fight highlights. Donaire wins via UD to capture the WBO World Superbantamweight title after their thrilling fight in San Juan Puerto Rico
Posted by Asian Boxing Scene on Friday, December 11, 2015

The Pinoy Pride knocked down Juarez twice in the fourth round, first via a huge right hook and then again with his trademark left, but the Mexican was able to survive the count both times.

Juarez unleashed an offensive onslaught, staggering Donaire who seemed to have lost steam.

After the stiff match, all the judges gave favor to Donaire.

A photo posted by Dyan Castillejo (@dyancastillejo) on

Donaire improved to 36-3 in his career, while Juarez dropped to 17-4.

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