Arturo Santos: I Will Retire Fernando Montiel From Boxing
By Miguel Rivera
The biggest fight in the career of Arturo Santos (11-1, 4KOs) is taking place on the 9th of June at the Manuel Bernardo Aguirre Gym in Chihuahua against former multi-division champion Fernando Montiel (47-4-2, 37KOs). The event will be televised by Televisa Deportes.
Santos had a great amateur career and participated in the Olympic Games in Beijing 2008. Now he steps into the limelight against the toughest oppponent of his entire career. Montiel was once regarded as one of the best in the sport. Santos believes his time has now passed.
"It's the biggest fight and I am prepared to win by any means. I am confident that I'll retire Fernando Montiel from boxing. His time has passed. He was a great world champion. Now he's in my hands and remove him I will," Santos said.
"I spent several weeks training in Guadalajara and I feel very good in all aspects. I have gained speed and endurance and I will use all of that in the ring to win overwhelmingly against an opponent of high quality."