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Nonito Donaire gives up one belt

Updated: October 13, 2012, 4:40 PM ET
By Dan Rafael | ESPN.com

MANHATTAN BEACH, Calif. -- Nonito Donaire relinquished one of his two junior featherweight world titles Saturday morning, hours before he was to defend both against former titlist Toshiaki Nishioka at the Home Depot Center in Carson, Calif., in the HBO "Boxing After Dark" main event.

Donaire made it official by declining to participate in the IBF's mandated weight check Saturday morning because he decided he would not defend that version of the 122-pound title, manager Cameron Dunkin told ...

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