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Fernando Montiel Hopes To Get Title Shot After Perez

By Rafael Soto

The fight has been finalized. Guadalupe Valley in Ensenada, which produces the best wines of Mexico, will host the next fight of Fernando "Kochulito" Montiel on Saturday, August 20th, which is going to be promoted by Zanfer and televised by TV Azteca. "Kochulito" Montiel (45-3-2, 35 KOs) will take part in a 10-round Super bantamweight clash against solid Nicaraguan Alvaro Perez (21-3-1, 12 KOs) in the vineyards of LA Cetto Valle de Guadalupe, and area known as the "Wine Route" located on the Tecate-Ensenada highway.

Montiel recently began campaigning at super bantamweight in search of his fourth divisional world title. After losing his world title against the Philippines boxer Nonito Donaire in February, he reappeared on June 25 at his new weight and knocked out former world champion Nehomar Cermeño in three rounds.

"If all goes well on August 20, we hope to be contesting for a world title later this year. Fernando quickly overcame the loss to Donaire. A defeat does not end the race. My son is 100 percent with his physical and mental faculties," said his father and trainer Manuel Montiel.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by chiguy91 on 08-07-2011

gotta love kochulito, hope he captures another title when he feels the need to go for one. looking forward to seeing him fight again.

Comment by lutenco on 08-07-2011

I still onsider him the better technician boxer of MEXICO after MARQUEZ,MONTIEL will become 4 divisions world champ,i bet all i have on it!

Comment by puga on 08-07-2011

[QUOTE=britton;10955690]Montiel will have fought twice since the brutal knockout loss and possibly fight for another title before Donaire even gets his first fight scheduled.[/QUOTE] i know it was really sad how nonito handled himself after that big win, he became…

Comment by u.b.r. on 08-07-2011

Montiel will have fought twice since the brutal knockout loss and possibly fight for another title before Donaire even gets his first fight scheduled.

Comment by puga on 08-07-2011

make montiel vs rigo....:boxing:...montiel exposes him...

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