KOMPIYANSA si Nonito Donaire na magiging mas mabagsik siyang fighter sa magiging sequel nila ni Naoya Inoue sa June 7 na mangyayari sa Saitama, Japan.
Sinabi niya na dapat lang na bigyan agad niya nang matinding presyur ang Japanese boxer sa rematch.
Natalo si Donaire, 39, sa una nilang laban ni Inoue via unanimous decision at ang laban nila ay tinanghal na 2019 Fight of the Year. At pagkaraan ng labang iyon ay itinuloy lang ng PInoy pug ang kanyang career para mapanalunan ang WBC bantamweight nung 2021, daan iyon para sa hindi maiiwasang rematch nila ni Inoue taya ang tatlong titulo ng 118 pounds.
“That was a hell of a fight with Inoue and one thing I do know when I got out of that ring, I felt that I could beat him. So I put myself in this position where I won the WBC (title) and trained really hard and had a lot of focus, and that’s pretty much what I have in my mind, is beating this guy. He’s a tremendous and incredible fighter but I believe I’m ready, 100 percent, exponentially better than I was.
“The fight is June 7th in Japan, in Saitama. They’re calling it ‘Drama in Saitama 2’ — the same place, the same location, but different results. My talent, my speed, my power, and most of all just the strategy that I’m putting in is going to be the biggest asset in winning this fight.”
Bukod sa magiging laban niya kay Inoue, natanong din ng mga mamamahayag si Donaire kung ano ang pananaw niya sa magiging laban nina Canelo Alvarez at Bivol.
“Canelo has the greatest momentum going in with the bigger guys. He is definitely the faster guy and he has tremendous head movement and I believe when he does get in there he’s (gonna bring) tremendous power and all that stuff, and that’s something that he has to do. But Bivol is no walk in the park.
“I think Bivol is the taller guy, he’s definitely the taller guy, but using that reach, like — you have those type of fighters in the amateurs, they know how to use the distance, and if he does use that jab properly and uses distance properly, it’s gonna be a hell of a night for Canelo. But Canelo, when he gets in there with head movement, that’s when he can use his power and I think it’s gonna be an amazing fight.”