Arce Confident, Feels That He Will Knock Donaire Out

By Ernesto Castellanos,

Former four division world champion Jorge Arce (61-6-2, 46KOs) is very confident that he can achieve a major upset by beating, and even knocking out, WBO super bantamweight champion Nonito Donaire (30-1, 19KOs) on December 15th at the Toyota Center in Houston, Texas. HBO will televise the contest.

Arce admits "it is true, Donaire hits hard" - but he plans to "keep pressure on him and make him submit, and I am sure that I will knock him out."

The Mexican veteran realizes that the odds are stacked against him, but he doesn't care. In fact he actually prefers to be the underdog.

"I fight better, with more confidence and with more desire when I'm the underdog. And on this occasion it will be no different. And with [trainer Nacho Beristain] in my corner, I will be even more confident because it is the best corner that I can possibly have," Arce said.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by .:: JSFD26 ::. on 11-07-2012

Arce KOed Vazquez now he thinks he can do the same to Donaire. I guess he's forgetting how he pussied out of that Rojas fight. [SIZE="1"][I]Posted from App for Android[/I][/SIZE]

Comment by PD21 on 11-07-2012

[QUOTE]Arce vs Vazquez Jr and then what happened when Donaire fought Vazquez Jr.[/QUOTE] As you say traingle theorys dont work. Vasquez was beating Arce then got a dodgy stoppage in the last round. Vasquez was very cautious against Doanire who…

Comment by AnKhang on 11-07-2012

Should be an entertaining fight. I hope Arce got a decent paycheck for the beat down that's coming.

Comment by IronDanHamza on 11-06-2012

Less than 1% chance

Comment by ddangerous on 11-06-2012

I do not like this fight. At all.

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