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Abner Cotto To Face Montiel on Khan vs. Garcia Card

By Jhonny Gonzalez

According to sources, undefeated lightweight contender Abner Cotto (13-0, 5KOs) will face Mexico's Juan Montiel (5-5-3, 2KOs) on the Amir Khan-Danny Garcia undercard on July 14th at the Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas. Montiel is better than his record would indicate. He lost a close split decision to Anthony Crolla in September and one fight prior to that he fought to a draw with unbeaten 14-0 Carlos Molina.

There is also some talk of Cotto returning on the September 15th undercard at the MGM Grand, which features WBC 154-pound champion Saul "Canelo" Alvarez in the main event. 

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Hyper Knuckles on 07-05-2012

[QUOTE=richardt;12303480]It is misleading....it sounded like Fernando Montiel was moving up in weight to fight him, rather than some unknown Montiel. It's like a headline that says "Ali passes away" and then you read it and it turns out to be…

Comment by richardt on 07-04-2012

It is misleading....it sounded like Fernando Montiel was moving up in weight to fight him, rather than some unknown Montiel. It's like a headline that says "Ali passes away" and then you read it and it turns out to be…

Comment by Ringlife on 07-04-2012

I thought all of a sudden GBP has Montiel but wrong Montiel.

Comment by Bajingo on 07-04-2012

At least it wasn't just "Cotto to face Montiel" :rofl:

Comment by Light_Speed on 07-04-2012

boxingscene mods are the best trolls. :lol1:

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