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Wilfredo Vazquez Jr: Donaire Was Smart, Montiel Was Not

By Jhonny Gonzalez

WBO super bantamweight champion Wilfredo Vazquez Jr. (20-0, 17KOs) was sitting ringside last Saturday at the Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas when Nonito Donaire pulled out a crushing two round knockout of Fernando Montiel to capture the WBO/WBC bantamweight titles. Vazquez felt the champion rushed in and left himself open to the left hook that ended the fight.

"A very smart fight by Donaire but not very smart by Montiel. He made a big mistake. He rushed. He's the champion. He should have taken his time. I'm not sure if the crowd [played a role]. The fans shouldn't make you to do something," Vazquez said to BoxingScene.com.

Vazquez will defend his title against Jorge Arce on the Manny Pacquiao-Shane Mosley undercard on May 7 at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. Vazquez-Arce is part of the pay-per-view card.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Plaster...Sad. on 02-25-2011

[QUOTE=baya;10147308]don't come across so soft and woman like. it's unlike you.[/QUOTE] All they wanna do is cry into a microphone while their little tiny friends play HUGE fackin guitars and accordions. It's the Mexican way.... AYE!!!!! AYE !!! AYE!!!! Whey!!!!!…

Comment by gopi11 on 02-25-2011

[QUOTE=Hallaqsillaq;10151586]After the first engagement (R1) my hopes for a war went down the drain. I noticed two things: 1) Nonito had a serious reach, and speed advantage. 2) Montiel wasn't doing ANY head movement. I'd never seen him fight and…

Comment by Hallaqsillaq on 02-24-2011

[QUOTE=gopi11;10150947]That's weird, because Montiel supposedly has the longer reach...[/QUOTE] After the first engagement (R1) my hopes for a war went down the drain. I noticed two things: 1) Nonito had a serious reach, and speed advantage. 2) Montiel wasn't doing…

Comment by NORMAN BLACK on 02-24-2011

WV2 has noting to offer to DONAIRE's superb boxing skills:boxing: flat footed brawler will be countered all night i see a DARCHI outcome in this one.

Comment by Larrysbird on 02-24-2011

I think Varzquez Jr will have his time with Nonito anytime next year if Nonito becomes undisputed at 118 then moves up to 122.

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