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Montiel: "I'm Desperate To Get My Hands on Donaire!"

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.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by LeadUppercut on 02-15-2011

[quote=bluetuazon;10107385]like mayweather did to marquez right??[/quote] exactly !!

Comment by madsweeney on 02-15-2011

[QUOTE=xcaret v3;10105642]Donaire fighting smaller men... pathetic...[/QUOTE] Where you *****ing when he Hasegawa (same height as Donaire) fought Montiel?

Comment by devildg on 02-15-2011

Donaire is a natural featherweight. He could fight at that weight right now.

Comment by Pullcounter on 02-15-2011

hope it's an epic war so they can do a trilogy.

Comment by bluetuazon on 02-15-2011

[QUOTE=johnm;10107192]The problem, is that it's not a valid argument. Not at all, really. So, Donaire is bigger... OK. Wouldn't that make it that much harder on him to make the weight? If he puts in the hard work to make…

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