Donaire takes on heavier sparring partners

Nonito “The Filipino Flash” Donaire Jr. is taking on heavier sparring partners for his fight against heavy-handed Wilfredo Vazquez Jr. of Puerto Rico. Donaire is climbing the 122-pound class to battle Vazquez for the WBO title. Donaire’s chief sparring partners for this training camp are Russia’s Evgeny Gradovich and Mexico’s Javier “Pelos” Garcia, according to (source)

Donaire is the reigning WBC and WBO bantamweight champion. He will relinquish the crowns upon climbing the super bantamweight ranks. Could Nonito bring his speed and power to heavier weights?