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Donaire: "I Want To Knock Fernando Montiel Out"

By Rick Reeno

Mandalay Bay, Las Vegas - Bantamweight contender Nonito Donaire (25-1, 17KOs) is going to look for the knockout on Saturday night when he faces WBC/WBO champion Fernando Montiel (44-2, 34KOs). Both boxers have predicted knockout victories. Donaire is about a 2-1 betting favorite as of Thursday.

"I want to knock Montiel out, and I know that he wants to knock me out. This is why it's going to be such a good fight because we want to tear each other's head off," Donaire said.

Donaire's trainer, Robert Garcia, also expects fireworks.

"We're prepared for a war. I think it's going to be a very exciting fight. We've had a great training camp and Nonito is ready," Garcia said.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by JOM'S on 02-18-2011

better knock HIM out Nonito, Fernando is dangerous to the last round ...

Comment by puga on 02-18-2011

i wanna see nonito sr knock nonito jr the fukk out......:boxing:....kick his ass montiel....

Comment by Unknown Champ on 02-18-2011

Donaire got this one

Comment by LeadUppercut on 02-18-2011

[QUOTE=ShoulderRoll;10119327]If Donaire can make the weight then no one should talk sh*t about him. Montiel himself says this is his last fight at 118.[/QUOTE] Agree. I'm rooting for Montiel, and the size factor should not be an issue. However, this…

Comment by LeadUppercut on 02-18-2011

[QUOTE=Tacate Beans;10118924]Donaire in 5 TKO, [B]wont get credit for it[/B]!!!![/QUOTE] If that happens, he will.....

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