Donaire: Montiel, Mares Are Tougher Than Rigondeaux
By Edward Chaykovsky
WBO super bantamweight champion Nonito Donaire (31-1, 20KOs) believes Mexico's Fernando Montiel is a tougher opponent than WBA 122-pound king Guillermo Rigondeaux (11-0, 8KOs). Donaire knocked out in two rounds in their 2011 unification match. He faces Rigondeaux, a two-time Olympic gold medal winner and regarded as one of the best amateur fighters in history, in a unification on April 13th in New York City. Donaire also says Abner Mares, now at featherweight, is a tougher foe as well.
"He has a lot of amateur experience, but amateur experiance is different from professional fights. I think Montiel is a much tougher fight. There are a lot of guys out there. I think [Abner] Mares is a tougher fight, but again it's depends on how he comes into the fight. I can't say how he will be, but only inside that ring we'll find out," Donaire told ESPN.
... Rigondeaux had said that "A Barking Dog Does Not Bite".... such that I've commented that "indeed, a barking dog does not but bite... thereby Rigondeaux should stopped barking'....However, to my amazement' here comes Donaire with a pronouncements that"Montiel, Mares…Comment by theocdog on 04-07-2013
[QUOTE=DannYankee09;13220296]Yes get coc[B]ky[/B], think is gonna be easy, next thing you know Nonito pissing blood the rest of he's life .[/QUOTE] The rest of his life? Whoa! A little harsh...Comment by Light_Speed on 04-07-2013
Rigondeaux is a tougher fight than Mares stylewise. I don't think he is as dangerous as Montiel was though.Comment by richardt on 04-07-2013
[QUOTE=royjonesjrKTFO;13221585]Nonito just trying to downplay like Floyd did to Pacquiao. He's worried as hell, folks.[/QUOTE]No he is not. You belong with the group of people who said Donaire was afraid of Rigo and wasn't going to sign to fight him.Comment by royjonesjrKTFO on 04-07-2013
Nonito just trying to downplay like Floyd did to Pacquiao. He's worried as hell, folks.Post a Comment - View More User Comments (42)