Day of knockouts for Filipino boxers

Donaire, Viloria stop foes in world title fights.

MANILA, Philippines—The punches landed as promised.

World flyweight champion Nonito Donaire Jr. Sunday knocked down Mexican challenger Raul Martinez four times to keep his IBO/IBF titles by technical knockout in the fourth round at the Araneta Coliseum in Quezon City.

And former World Boxing Council champion Brian “The Hawaiian Punch” Viloria was just as impressive, knocking out Mexican Ulises Solis with a crushing right to the jaw in the 11th round to wrest the IBF light flyweight crown.

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