VuQo Vodka on the shorts of the Champ!
Nonito “The Filipino Flash” Donaire Jr. scored an impressive win over South Aftrican, Jeffrey Mathebula, and unified the IBF and WBO Super Bantamweight Championship Belts at the Home Depot Center in Carson, CA. The fight was scored a unanimous blowout with Donaire knocking down Mathebula with a left hook in the fourth round.
“The Filipino Flash controlled the entire fight and showed the world he could stand toe-to-toe even with someone five inches taller than him,” said Rich Cabael, CEO of VuQo Premium Vodka. “And we’re proud to have him and Rachel as our endorsers.”
VuQo Premium Vodka sponsored the After Fight Party at Sevilla Nightclub in Long Beach, CA. and was hosted by Waterhole Kings and Just Blame Us. The After Party was well attended with media from ABS-CBN, BakitWhy.com, Manila Mail, FilAm TV, and AZE Media. Chris Gatdula from the world famous dance group Jabbawockeez was also in attendance.
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WBO Champion and VuQo Premium Vodka endorser, Nonito “The Filipino Flash” Donaire, defends his title against IBF Champion, Jeffrey Mathebula, in a super bantamweight unification fight this Saturday, July 7, 2012, at the Home Depot Center in Carson, CA.
Donaire (28-1, 18 KOs), currently ranked the world’s #4 pound-for-pound boxer by “The Ring” magazine, is facing one of his toughest opponents yet in the 5’11” Mathebula (26-3-2, 14 KOs) from South Africa. The fight will be aired as the main event of HBO Boxing After Dark at 10:00PM (ET)/ 7:00 (PT).
The Official After Fight Party, presented by VuQo Premium Vodka and hosted by Waterhole Kings and Just Blame Us, follows at Sevilla Night Club (140 Pine Ave, Long Beach, CA), from 9PM-2AM (21+ only).
Photo: Edward A. Ornelas
VuQo proudly congratulates its official endorser, boxer Nonito “The Filipino Flash” Donaire Jr., on his victory against Wilfredo Vazquez Jr. on February 4 at the Alamodome in San Antonio, TX. Donaire, ranked by The Ring as the world’s #4 pound-for-pound boxer, emerged from his 122-lb. debut as the new WBO super featherweight champion.
Despite injuring his hand in early rounds, Donaire dominated Vazquez in front of the 15,000 member audience and those who tuned in through HBO Boxing and ABS-CBN in the Philippines. The fight lasted twelve rounds, with the VuQo logo prominently seen on the champion’s red shorts.
VuQo Premium Vodka sponsored the official after fight party, hosted by Donaire hosted for his supporters, at Kremlin, San Antonio’s hottest nightclub. With three more fights lined up for the year, VuQo is thrilled to stand behind its champion and celebrate each of his victories.
Three Division World Champion, World Number 4 Pound-for-Pound fighter, and endorser of VuQo Premium Vodka, Nonito Donaire Jr., fights Wilfredo Vazquez Jr. this Saturday, February 4, at the Alamodome in San Antonio, TX.
The Filipino Flash, whose fight against Fernando Montiel was recently named 2011 Knockout of the Year, enters the ring in his first fight at the 122-pound division, looking to claim another world title.
The fight can be seen on HBO World Championship Boxing and will be 2012’s first major bout of the year. The event starts at 7pm Pacific time.
Nonito ‘The Filipino Flash’ Donaire plugs his favorite vodka … VuQo Premium Vodka, the only vodka in the world distilled from coconut.
VuQo raises a glass to Nonito “The Filipino Flash” Donaire, who just defended his bantamweight titles against formerly undefeated Argentinian boxer Omar Narvaez in front of a nearly sell-out crowd at New York’s Madison Square Garden. Congratulations, champ! (Photo from Getty Images)