By Rafael Soto
LAS VEGAS, NEVADA - Since his arrival at the venue of his historic fight with Nonito Donaire, the triple world champion Fernando "Ko-Chulito" Montiel is ready and getting desperate to get in the ring against the Filipino boxer.
Montiel (44-2-2, 34 KOs) arrived at the in Vegas with his team, who are members of his family as he is trained by his father and brothers, and was confident of victory based on the preparation he did and the game plan designed for the fight with Donaire (25-1-0, 17 KOs). Montiel will defend his WBC and WBO bantamweight titles.
"It's the kind of fight that I've wanted for a long time. I'm very motivated and desperate to get in front of Donaire, because I give everything in the ring and we are both warriors, but the difference here is that I am Mexican and a born warrior. I feel motivated and ready for a war," said Montiel, 31.