Photos: Donaire vs Montiel Mega Weigh-In Gallery
Mandalay Bay, Las Vegas - The weights are in for tomorrow night. WBC/WBO bantamweight champion Fernando Montiel (44-2-2, 34KOs) stepped on scale, ripped and ready, and was 118-pounds on the nose. Challenger Nonito Donaire (25-1, 17KOs). stepped on the scale next and was also in excellent shape, weighing in at the division limit of 118-pounds. Photos by Chris Cozzone/FightWireImages.com
In the HBO televised co-feature, welterweight Jesus Soto-Karass (24-5, 16KOs) was 146-pounds, while undefeated Mike Jones (23-0, 18KOs) was 147 at the limit.
I'm rooting for Montiel, but Nonito is my boy as well. I had this fight a 50/50 pickem. But the more I think about it, the more I favor Fernando. Donaire has mad skills, but Montiel is also very skilled,…Comment by LeadUppercut on 02-19-2011
[QUOTE=SceneSpectator!;10125237]what a lucky punching! after round after round shut out by Hozumi hasegawa. If ontiel relying on this to Donaire he is nowhere to go tomorrow![/QUOTE] There was nothing lucky about that punch, and you are underrating Hozumi.Comment by LeadUppercut on 02-19-2011
[QUOTE=Tacate Beans;10125128][B]It's gonna be another"Calzaghe vs Lacy"[/B] Donaire easy ass slappin in 6. montiel looks like midget smurf with PEDS[/QUOTE] Let me guess..... not only have you never heard of Hasegawa, but you've never heard of Montiel either? :D You're…Comment by mathed on 02-19-2011
Montiel tries to come in and Donaire shoots a left uppercut up through the gloves and drops the Mexican fighter on his bottom sometime before the 4th.Comment by AmericanFighter on 02-19-2011
This is Montiel's most impressive win in his career. There was a second left when the ref stopped the fight where Montiel was gettng outboxed. I thought the ref stopped it prematurely. All things observed, I doubt he'll be able…Post a Comment/View More User Comments (37)