Ring officials for Donaire-Arce named


Posted at Dec 12 2012 07:45 PM | Updated as of Dec 13 2012 03:45 AM

MANILA, Philippines – The Texas Boxing Commission has named the ring officials who will oversee the World Boxing Organization (WBO) super bantamweight title clash between “Filipino Flash” Nonito Donaire Jr. and Mexico’s Jorge Arce.

According to Philboxing, the third man in the ring will be Laurence Cole. 

Raul Caiz Sr. of California, Levi Martinez of New Mexico and Javier Alvarez of Texas will be the judges at ringside, while the fight supervisor will be WBO president Francisco "Paco" Valcarcel.

The Donaire-Arce clash will take place at the Toyota Center in Houston this Saturday (Sunday in Manila). It will be aired in the Philippines on Sunday starting 11 a.m. on ABS-CBN Channel 2 with replays on Monday, 6:30 p.m. on Balls Channel, and 9:30 p.m. on Studio 23.