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Donaire steps up, takes out Concepcion

Originally Published: August 17, 2009
By Dan Rafael | ESPN.com

A roundup of the past week's notable boxing results from around the world:

Saturday at Las Vegas

Junior bantamweight Nonito Donaire W12 Rafael ConcepcionWins a vacant interim junior bantamweight titleScores: 117-111, 116-112, 115-113

Records: Donaire, 22-1, 14 KOs; Concepcion, 13-4-1, 8 KOs

Rafael's remark: Donaire was put in a tough spot because Concepcion was 119½ pounds, way above the 115-pound limit for the fight, at Friday's weigh-in. ...

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