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Weights: Fernando Montiel 118, Nonito Donaire 118

By Rick Reeno

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.

Some of the fighters in the house include Marco Antonio Barrera, Jorge Arce, Antonio Margarito and Juan Manuel Lopez.

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.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by TuRoK'em on 02-18-2011

[QUOTE=Chups;10124902]Yeah, both are known to give it all, generally with a do or die attitude. Mexicans known for their strength and Pinoys for their speed. These two are the perfect examples.[/QUOTE] lmao your sig haha...xcaret is a funny a$$ vato

Comment by Chups on 02-18-2011

[QUOTE=AmericanFighter;10124488]I give Bob Arum props for this one. Any time you put a Mexican and a Filipino in a boxing ring, it's going to be a treat. No doubt there will be blood all over. Can't fackin wait![/QUOTE] Yeah, both…

Comment by Mr. Mark on 02-18-2011

[QUOTE=HUITZILOPOCHTLI;10124729]well i don't want to hear any excuses from you flips when Montiel kos donaire. i don't want to hear you say oh well donaire had trouble with the weight. u ****in flips make more excuses than anyone when your…

Comment by HUITZILOPOCHTLI on 02-18-2011

well i don't want to hear any excuses from you flips when Montiel kos donaire. i don't want to hear you say oh well donaire had trouble with the weight. u ****in flips make more excuses than anyone when your…

Comment by Check_hooks on 02-18-2011

So when Donaire kicks Montiels ass I dont wanna hear any excuses cuz they both made weight. Team Montiel is already mentally beaten.

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