Nonito Donaire stops Jorge Arce
HOUSTON -- Nonito Donaire stopped Jorge Arce with a left hook late in the third round Saturday night to retain the WBO super-bantamweight title and send the Mexican veteran into retirement.
Donaire, from the Philippines, improved to 31-1 with his 20th knockout. Arce dropped to 61-7-2.
My left hook was a damaging hook tonight," Donaire said. "I felt very strong in the ring."
Donaire won in front of a raucous, mostly pro-Arce crowd of 7,250 at Toyota Center.
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