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Rigondeaux bores, but bests Donaire

Updated: April 14, 2013, 11:23 PM ET
By Dan Rafael | ESPN.com

NEW YORK -- Nonito Donaire came to the Big Apple this week and on Thursday night accepted his 2012 fighter of the year award at the annual Boxing Writers Association of America awards banquet. But Donaire, regarded as one of the top few pound-for-pound fighters in the world, won't be back next year to accept the 2013 award.

Instead, it was underdog Guillermo Rigondeaux, the former two-time Cuban Olympic gold medalist, who scored his biggest professional victory with a tight, but often boring, ...

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