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Fernando Montiel Asks WBC For Nishioka Title Shot

By Miguel Rivea

Former WBC bantamweight champion Fernando Montiel (44-3-2, 34KOs) has asked WBC President Jose Sulaiman to grant him a shot at the organization's super bantamweight champ Toshiaki Nishioka (38-42, 24KOs). Montiel returns on June 25 in Mexico, as a super bantamweight, after getting stopped in two rounds by Nonito Donaire back in February. Nishioka has no problem going on the road. He came to Mexico in 2009, getting off the floor in round one to stop Jhonny Gonzalez in the third. Montiel would like to face him before the end of the year.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by any craic lad? on 05-25-2011

[QUOTE=Carlos Alberto;10597938]WBC favors Mexicans, WBO favors Puerto Ricans, IBF favors South Africans, and the WBA favors Panamanians and Venezualens. But you know what they favor more? Money!!! That's just the nature of the sport!![/QUOTE] Sadly thats it in a nutshell

Comment by Team Vitaminas on 05-25-2011

[quote=zednanrehyaj;10595713]If Sulaiman grants Montiel's wish, they should change the name of the WBC to Mexican Boxing Council . WTF? Mexican fighters undeservingly getting title shots Canelo, Chavez anyone? now Montiel, he just been KTFO. [B]WTF did he do to deserve…

Comment by Carlos Alberto on 05-25-2011

[QUOTE=zednanrehyaj;10595713]If Sulaiman grants Montiel's wish, they should change the name of the WBC to Mexican Boxing Council . WTF? Mexican fighters undeservingly getting title shots Canelo, Chavez anyone? now Montiel, he just been KTFO. WTF did he do to deserve…

Comment by ManOfVictory on 05-25-2011

Puertos talking Sh.it again....LOL!!! no shame...lame fukn losers!

Comment by theplayerpimp on 05-25-2011

Montiel has balls. Nishioka can crack and is the best in the division. He should fight arce but i dont think that will happen they are good friends and train at the same gym i believe. He should fight the…

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