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Fernando Montiel Knocks Angky Angkota Out in Nine
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By Miguel Rivera

In his first bout since losing an upset decision last November to Victor Terrazas, former three division world champion Fernando Montiel (47-5-2, 37KOs) knocked out Indonesian Angky Angkota (25-7, 14KOs) in the ninth round of a rugged bout in Mazatlan, Sinaloa. Montiel, who turned 33-years-old on Thursday, was hoping to get a birthday knockout.

The knockout came at 2:32 of the ninth round after he dropped Angkota with a hard left hand.

"Tonight I showed that I am back. And to all of the people who believed in me, I want to tell you that we're once again going after the big fights. I hope that later this year I will get a world title opportunity and capture the fourth title that we both desire," Montiel said.

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comment by jrrod02, on 03-04-2012
love Cochulito, but he's too small and a bit past his prime to be competing at 122. Anyone with a heart beat in that division should have no problem with him. Although because of his pobularity in Mexico I could see him fighting Abner Mares, who should take care of him inside 6 rounds.

comment by crold1, on 03-04-2012
[QUOTE=DempseyRollin]:rofl::rofl::rofl::rofl:[/QUOTE] Don't laugh. Off this loss, and given past precedent, Jorge Arce is probably already training for a vacant Lightweight title shot. WAR Angkota. Third time's the charm!

comment by nycsmooth, on 03-04-2012
this bout went far longer vs nothing more'n an average boxer...Montiels best days are behind him but he'll get a title shot this yr, watch...

comment by supRa, on 03-04-2012
am glad he won. but rugged? hmm i gotta see the fight!

comment by Kagami Taiga, on 03-04-2012
[QUOTE=crold1]Did he get a belt for it? It was Angky Angkota. Beating him is always a path to a vacant belt isn't it?[/QUOTE] :rofl::rofl::rofl::rofl:

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