Donaire stops Vargas in third round
Nonito Donaire knocked out last-minute replacement Manuel Vargas
in the third round of their fight Saturday night.
Donaire controlled the bout throughout before flooring Vargas
for good with a solid right uppercut at 1:33 in the third.
Donaire, the WBA interim super flyweight champion, was scheduled
to fight Gerson Guerrero. But Guerrero failed his pre-fight
physical, paving the way for Vargas.
On the undercard, WBO bantamweight champion Fernando Montiel
knocked out Ciso Morales at 2:06 of the first round with two
devastating body shots. Morales hit the canvas in obvious pain and
was unable to beat the count. The four-time champion in the three
different weight classes upped his record in title fights to