Nonito Donaire defeats Manuel Vargas

WBA interim super flyweight interim champion Nonito Donaire (23-1, 15 KOs) scored a third round KO over Manuel ‘Chango’ Vargas (26-5-1, 11 KOs) in a non-title bout in the main event of Pinoy Power 3/Latin Fury 13 event at the Las Vegas Hilton.

Donaire was in command all the way before landing a massive left uppercut to knock Vargas out cold for the full count at 1:33. Vargas, who was preparing for the WBC title at 108 lbs moved up two divisions (114 lbs) on three days notice. Meanwhile, Ciso “Kid Terrible” Morales and Gerry “Fearless” Peñalosa suffered defeats at the hands of their Latino opponents while Bernabe “The Real Deal” Concepcion and Mark Jason “MJM Grand” Melligen were victorious in their undercard fights.