Montiel vs Oquendo Winner in Line For Jorge Arce Shot

By Miguel Rivera

The WBO has revealed that Jorge Arce (58-6-2, 45KOs) will defend his super bantamweight title against Thai boxer Sod Looknongyangtoy (53-2, 21KOs), who is ranked at number #1. Arce's fight will happen before the end of the year. The sanctioning organization approved an eliminator between former champion #2 ranked Fernando Montiel (46-3, 36KOs) and Puerto Rico's #3 ranked Jonathan Oquendo (22-2, 15KOs), which may take place on February 11 or February 18. Also, Arce received permission from the WBO to defend his belt against Nonito Donaire, if the Filipino boxer makes his planned move from the bantamweight division.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by chiguy91 on 10-29-2011

i would so love to see montiel/arce, hopefully both win their next fights and it can go down. donaire should really fight vazquez jr or nishioka.

Comment by supRa on 10-29-2011

if montiel wins he will beat arce. and if arce fight nonito....omgz just pray he doesnt fck that ****

Comment by AP♠ on 10-28-2011

This is the way rankings should go.Not abide by favortism by the cheats at the wbc.I believe donaire beats them all.

Comment by JoelRa79 on 10-28-2011

I like Oquendo against Montiel, he def deserves a title shot but I dont see him beating Arce. Anyways if he wins he have to face WV2 b4 arce.

Comment by PRBOXINGCOTTO on 10-28-2011

Oquendo has beaten every1 they put in front of him his shot is way over due if oquendo beats montiel it will show hows hes grown

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