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Nonito Donaire due back in spring

Updated: November 14, 2013, 12:32 AM ET
By Dan Rafael | ESPN.com

Former three-division world titleholder Nonito Donaire, the consensus 2012 fighter of the year, suffered a hairline fracture of the orbit bone below his right eye during his knockout victory against Vic Darchinyan on Saturday night but plans to let it heal on its own rather than have surgery, Rachel Donaire, his wife, told ESPN.com on Wednesday night.

After Donaire knocked out Darchinyan in the ninth round in Corpus Christi, Texas, in the featherweight debut for both fighters, Donaire said ...

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