Video: Nonito Donaire & Marlen Esparza training together at Undisputed Boxing Gym

Take a look at Nonito Donaire at work in the gym, training alongside of USA women’s Olympic boxer and medalist Marlen Esparza. Donaire and Esparza use some new-age training techniques, such as boxing with restrictive masks over their faces. Calling the shots at the gym is the controversial Victor Conte and Scientific Nutrition for Advanced Conditioning – SNAC. Take a look.

Scientific Nutrition for Advanced Conditioning – Olympic Medalist Marlen Esparza and 2012 Fighter of the Year Nonito Donaire train with the SNAC Team using new-school training techniques such as intermittent hypoxic mitt work and a scientific approach to nutritional supplementation. Check out Nonito’s tips for Marlen at the Undisputed Boxing Gym in San Carlos, CA, June 17, 2012.

Conte has by all accounts been clean and a positive influence in the world of boxing in the past few years. However, this is just unsettling to me given his past involvement with BALCO, and of course his direct involvement in steroids usage in the sport of boxing, via Shane Mosley. With continuous news stories out there about performance enhancing drugs usage in boxing, such as the just breaking news about Yuriorkis Gamboa, if I was a professional boxer, I would be steering quite clear of anything involving Conte.

Nevertheless, enjoy the video of Donaire and Esparza in the gym.

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