Arce retires after loss to Donaire

Posted at Dec 16 2012 04:51 PM | Updated as of Dec 17 2012 12:51 AM

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MANILA, Philippines – Nonito “The Filipino Flash” Donaire lifted the spirits of Filipino fight fans as he outclassed Mexican Jorge Arce en route to a third-round technical knockout victory.

Donaire thoroughly dominated the veteran Mexican warrior to retain his world super bantamweight title in the Toyota Center in Houston.

Donaire registered three knockdowns in the fight, earning his 30th straight career victory in the process.

After the bout, Arce announced his retirement from boxing. -- ANC, December 16, 2012