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Nonito Donaire has been a professional fighter for 15 years. Larry Fitzgerald Jersey . Jessie Magdaleno has been getting paid to punch for just six years.Donaire is a former fighter of the year (2012) and has won world titles in four weight classes from flyweight to featherweight, five if you include the interim belt he won as a junior bantamweight. He has faced many top opponents (including Fernando Montiel, Vic Darchinyan, Jorge Arce, Toshiaki Nishioka, Omar Narvaez, Moruti Mthlane, Nicholas Walters and Guillermo Rigondeaux), was long considered one of the top 10 fighters in the world pound-for-pound and has more knockouts than Magdaleno has fights. Magdaleno has had only two fights scheduled for at least 10 rounds and never faced an opponent remotely considered even a top 20 contender in his division.But Donaire is also 33 and Magdaleno is a fresh 24-year-old.It is that kind youth versus experience fight on that is on tap as Donaire gets set to defend his junior featherweight world title for the second time when he faces Magdaleno, his mandatory challenger, on Saturday night (Top Rank PPV, 9 ET) on the Manny Pacquiao-Jessie Vargas undercard at the Thomas & Mack Center in Las Vegas.Donaire (37-3, 24 KOs) was complimentary of Magdaleno but believes his vast experience will carry the day in a fight that many expect will be an exciting battle.Magdaleno is very talented and he has a good amount of speed and a good amount of power, Donaire said. As I looked to study him he has pretty good pop and lateral movement and speed. Im excited to be fighting him. I love the challenge but I think that my experience is going to be a big, key factor.He has never faced anyone who can punch like I do or move like I can. Hes in the big leagues now. I know that Im going to dominate this fight. Hes more of a textbook fighter and easy to read.Countered Magdaleno: Nonito is a great champion. We both have a lot of speed and power but, honestly, I think age will be a big factor in this fight.After losing his featherweight world title by sixth-round stoppage to Nicholas Walters in October 2014, Donaire, of Las Vegas, returned to the junior featherweight division, where he has won four fights in a row, including a vacant junior featherweight belt by hard-fought decision against Cesar Juarez in December. Donaire made his first defense in his native Philippines in April, knocking out Zsolt Bedak in the third round.Magdaleno (23-0, 17 KOs), a southpaw from Las Vegas and the younger brother of longtime lightweight contender Diego Magdaleno, may not have ever faced a quality opponent but he has all the confidence that he will win the 122-pound title.I am going against Nonito, who is smart in the ring and has a dangerous left hook I must deal with, Magdaleno said. A real good, hard shot to the body will take away some of his left hook power. And once he really opens up its better for me to get in big punches. He will be strong for about five rounds then there will be a fade and we will take it over. Hes a tough competitor for sure, but this is my dream fight, not his.It may not be Donaires dream fight, but it will be his first fight under the tutelage of trainer Ismael Salas, who used to train in the powerhouse Cuban amateur system.Donaire had reunited with his father, Nonito Donaire Sr., after a lengthy estrangement for recent bouts, but though the younger Donaire said he and his father remain on good terms, he wanted to return to his Northern California home rather than stay in Las Vegas to train his son.Donaire said Salas has brought a lot to his training camp.My experience with Salas has been great the way he teaches. Its been incredible, said Donaire, who has been with Salas for about 10 weeks. Being here in Vegas Ive seen Salas around the gyms so many times and talked to him. Hes an incredible guy and I decided to try him out. I saw him a few times how he goes about his training. I tried him for a week and I decided from then on this is the trainer who will get me [to] a different level.Magdaleno is equally confident in his own trainer, Manny Robles Jr., whose stable also includes featherweight world titleholder Oscar Valdez (who also defends on the card) as well as light heavyweight contender Vyacheslav Shabranskyy and middleweight prospect Jason Quigley.The fight with Donaire will be Magdalenos first under Robles guidance since parting ways with longtime trainer Joel Diaz.I am only 24 and have of the best trainers in Manny Robles, Magdaleno said.Said Robles: Fighters like a lot of attention, a trainer who cares for him. That was my priority when I began training Jessie for this big title fight against Nonito Donaire. Jessie has done everything weve asked. We pay a lot of attention to him and he has responded with such hard training and dedication.Jessie has sparred for many rounds and he is totally prepared to beat Donaire.In the end it might comes down to the youth versus experience. Perhaps the difference will be in something the trainer picks up on and exhorts the fighter to make an adjustment to. Or it could simply come down to whichever man lands the best big shot.Nonito and Jessie each have one-punch knockout power, Top Rank matchmaker Brad Abdul Goodman said. This could be a one-punch knockout fight but I am not sure who wins it. Chandler Jones Jersey . -- Hunter Smith scored the winner with just 12 seconds remaining in the third period as the Oshawa Generals edged the host Sarnia Sting 5-4 on Friday in Ontario Hockey League action. 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After all, his quick hands and athleticism go with him wherever he plays.I always come ready to be out there, Baez said.The versatility and can-do attitude of the 23-year-old Baez played a major role in the Chicago Cubs major league-leading 103 wins this year, helping clear the way for the team to carry three catchers and providing manager Joe Maddon with seemingly endless possibilities for his defensive alignments.He started at second in Game 1 of the NL Division Series on Friday night and homered in the eighth inning, sending Chicago to a 1-0 victory over the San Francisco Giants.The NL West champion Los Angeles Dodgers have a multitalented player in veteran Howie Kendrick, and the Cleveland Indians, winners of the AL Central, played Jose Ramirez at four different spots this year. The Boston Red Sox used Brock Holt all over the field on their way to the AL East crown.The concept of a utilityman, a player who keeps several gloves in his locker and is ready to go anywhere in a pinch, has been around for a long time. But major league teams appear to be emphasizing more positional versatility up and down the roster, and this years playoffs include a handful of prominent examples.Its an important consideration for us, Indians president Chris Antonetti said. What we try to do is plan for different things that might happen over the course of the year. If guys dont perform, if you have injuries, who is going to be the replacement for that player? So, we go through literally the entire roster, everybody on the field, all the pitchers, if this happens, then what? And versatility helps you plan for that.So, a guy like Jose, who had the ability to not only play all the infield positions, but demonstrated an ability to go out to the outfield, thats immensely helpful as you plan a team, because he can cover you in so many places.Baez was selected by Chicago with the ninth overall pick in the 2011 amateur draft and came up through the minors as a shortstop. But the Cubs also have Addison Russell at that spot, so the team used Baez at several different positions to get him on the field.With his strong arm, quick feet and great hands, Baez might be Chicagos best defender at third, second and shortstop. He also made two starts at first this year. Oh, and he hit .273 with 14 homers and 59 RBI in 142 games.At first it was (hard) because I wasnt used to some positions, but thats why we work in spring training and now Im used to it, Baez said.Maddon is a big believer in versatility. He also has jack-of-all-trades Ben Zobrist, who played for Maaddon with Tampa Bay and signed with the Cubs in the offseason, and Kris Bryant, the front-runner for NL MVP who started at third, first, left and right this year. J.J. Nelson Jersey. A lot of times you get a kid like thatll come up and everybody says `You got to put him at one position or else youre going to stifle his development. I never understood that, Maddon said. I think you give a guy a chance to play multiple positions and he gets in the lineup more often, thats what happens.Maddon realizes Baez has special gifts.He is unusual. I mean theres not many kids that age that can play a variety of different positions as well as he does, Maddon said last month. Again, slow motor, in a sense, he doesnt get all hyped up about things. Extremely accurate, strong arm. Unbelievable hands and the willingness to do it. Not every team has one of those.The Dodgers also have one in the 33-year-old Kendrick, who made at least seven starts this year at second, third, first and left field. Kendrick played alongside Chone Figgins when he broke into the majors in 2006 with the Angels, and he got some advice from the utilityman that stays with him to this day.Just go out and see what you can do, Kendrick said when asked what Figgins told him. If they ask you if you can play somewhere, try it out and see how you like it. But never really give them an answer like `No. You just say, `Hey, sure, I can try it. If it works, it works.Like Maddon, Kendrick thinks positional versatility is only going to become more important.Essentially, one player becomes like four players, without having to burn multiple people, he said. The game nowadays, thats where its at -- utility guys.The Indians played without All-Star outfielder Michael Brantley for much of the year due to a right shoulder injury, and Ramirez helped make up for his absence by batting .312 with 11 homers and 76 RBI while mostly seeing time at third and in left.Ramirez started at third in Clevelands first two playoff games against Boston and went 4 for 7 as the Indians took a 2-0 lead in the best-of-five ALDS.I think the way were constructed we need to have versatility, because if somebody gets hurt or we need to be able to maximize our roster, with guys like Mike Aviles a couple of years ago, and certainly Jose now, it allows us if theres an injury to move him, manager Terry Francona said. Also to create platoon advantages when we want to. 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