Donaire Meets Carson Officials

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Thursday, July 5 at 11 A.M. PT City of Carson City Hall

CARSON, CALIF. (July 4 , 2012) – You say you want a resolution

Top-Five pound-for pound fighter and four-division world champion NONITO “The Filipino Flash” DONAIRE,will meet with Council members from the City of Carson at City Hall (701 East Carson St., Carson, Calif. 90745), Tomorrow!Thursday, July 5, beginning at 11:00 a.m. PT. Donaire, along with Hall of Fame promoter Bob Arum, were invited to City Hall by Councilman Elito M. Santarina to commemorate Donaire’s upcoming world title unification battle where the WBO junior featherweight champion will rumble with IBF junior featherweight champion Jeffrey “Marvelous Mongoose” Mathebula under the stars at The Home Depot Center in Carson. Immediately following his City Hall visit, Donaire will meet with fans from the community, across the street in the parking lot of Farmers Insurance office building, at approximately 11:30 a.m. PT.

Promoted by Top Rank, Donaire (28-1, 18 KOs), a native of General Santos City, Philippines, now living in the Bay Area of San Leandro, Calif., and Kelly “The Ghost” Pavlik (39-2, 34 KOs), of Youngstown, OH, headline the July 7 edition of HBO Boxing After Dark®, beginning at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT, live from The Home Depot Center in Carson, Calif. Donaire, the WBO junior featherweight champion will rumble with IBF champion Mathebula (26-3-2, 14 KOs), of Johannesburg, South Africa, in a world title unification fight to determine the division’s top dog.Pavlik, who is riding a three-fight winning streak (the last two victories by knockout) since moving up to the super middleweight division, will battle Will “Power” Rosinsky (16-1, 9 KOs), from Queens, NY, to open the telecast.

Remaining tickets for The Home Depot Center’s Donaire / Pavlik World Championship fight card, priced at $100, $50 and $25, can be purchased online at or by phone at 888-929-7849 as well as The Home Depot Center Box Office (open Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.). Suites are available by calling 1-877-604-8777. For information of group discounts, please call 1-877-234-8425.