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Donaire, Nishioka matched at last

It took some time, but 122-pound stars are finally set for bout they both wanted

Updated: October 13, 2012, 1:19 PM ET
By Dan Rafael | ESPN.com

MANHATTAN BEACH, Calif. -- Nonito Donaire was getting ready to make his one and only bantamweight title defense last October when, a few weeks before what turned out to be a lopsided decision win against Omar Narvaez, he enjoyed a night out during his Las Vegas training camp.

Donaire went to a boxing card at the MGM Grand to watch Toshiaki Nishioka, Japan's No. 1 fighter and one of the top fighters in the world, defend his junior featherweight title in a hard-fought decision win against ...

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