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Photos: Fernando Montiel, Cristobal Cruz Face To Face

By Rafael Soto

The battle of former world champions, between Fernando "Kochulito" Montiel and Cristobal Cruz, was officially announced on Wednesday. The fight is taking place in Palenque, Chiapas, Mexico - on March 15th and televised by TV Azteca. Montiel (50-4-2, 38 KOs), a former three division world champion, is eager to land another world title shot, at featherweight, and sees Cruz (40-15-3 , 24 KOs) as the first step to reaching that goal.

¨I have big plans for 2014 and this is the first step in pursing a fourth divisional title," Montiel said.

Also on the card, Miguel Berchelt (21-0 , 18 KOs ) and Joselyn "Princess Tapatía " Arroyo (15-0, 6 KOs) will see action. Berchelt will take on Colombian boxer Luis Eduaro Flóres, while Arroyo faces Leidis Martinez of Panama.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by PunchyPotorff on 03-05-2014

Dang, couldn't afford a ballroom for the announcement? :)

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