Nonito “The Filipino Flash” Donaire to fight Carl “The Jackal” Frampton in April

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Nonito “The Filipino Flash” Donaire is set for a boxing match against Irishman Carl “The Jackal” Frampton in April 2018.

According to an article by Sky Sports, Donaire will square off with Frampton on April 7 in Belfast, Northern Ireland.

Among the major titles held by Donaire include:

Donaire has been wanting to get a fight against Frampton. He hopes that a victory over a former world champion like Frampton would catapult him back to a world title contention.

Donaire sent a message to Frampton in a tweet, he wrote: “Heard our teams have been talking. Cldn’t (couldn’t) make this fight b4 bt (before but) now no obstacles stand in the way. Greatest respect 4 u (for you) as a fighter. C U (see you) in the ring wherever U want the fight 2b (to be)”.

Frampton responds “Would be a great fight Nonito” with a thumbs up emoticon.

Jackals are medium-sized omnivorous mammals of the genus Canis, which also includes wolves and the common dog. Like foxes and coyotes, jackals are often depicted as clever creatures.

Nonito Donaire is popularly known as “The Filipino Flash” due to his exceptionally fast hand speed and formidable punching power.