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Cristian Mijares: I Want Jorge Arce, Nonito Doniare

By Rafael Soto

ZACATECAS, ZACATECAS - On Saturday night,  former world champion Cristian Mijares took a step towards his goal of landing a bantamweight title shot. Recently he vacated his IBF super flyweight title after stuggling with weight. on Saturday, he landed tremendous right hands to stop Colombia's Jonathan Perez in three rounds. Mijares (41-6-2, 19KOs) feels ready for a title shot, and wants either WBO super bantamweight champ Jorge Arce or WBC/WBO bantamweight king Nonito Donaire. Mijares dominated Arce at super flyweight in 2007. 

"I feel much better at bantamweight, very strong and fast. This year I want go for the title against any of the world bantamweight champions, like a fight against [Fernando] Montiel, Arce or even Nonito Donaire. I'm going to meet with my representatives and discuss any options," said Mijares

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Sifo on 09-12-2011

[QUOTE=-Johannes-;11125735]He was my favorite fighter at one point. His ability to slip punches was amazing, he coud do it all. His downfall was his arrogance and his smugness. He felt unbeatable and he said multiple times that Darchinyan was going…

Comment by -Johannes- on 09-12-2011

[QUOTE=SuckaPunch;11125243]i was 99.99% sure mijares was going to school darchinyan...really really badly we all know how that turned out and after that, it was all downhill from there.[/QUOTE] He was my favorite fighter at one point. His ability to slip…

Comment by rorymac on 09-12-2011

[QUOTE=ThePhantom5;11125241]Mijares looked special for a good minute. Vic derailed that train.[/QUOTE] I was a big Mijares fan, I forgot about him though!

Comment by warp1432 on 09-12-2011

Darchinyan didn't ruin him (he put a huge beating on him), but for some reason he changed his style in his next few fights which made him lose. Honestly he started coming forward more and stopped boxing, which made him…

Comment by SuckaPunch on 09-12-2011

i was 99.99% sure mijares was going to school darchinyan...really really badly we all know how that turned out and after that, it was all downhill from there.

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