Mijares is Confident He Can "Knock Nonito Donaire Out"

By Alfredo Jaime Gomez,

Former champion Cristian Mijares (45-6-2, 21KOs) looked very strong last Saturday night in Morelia, as he knocked out Eddy Julio in four rounds.

The victory may have secured a huge opportunity in July, against WBO super bantamweight champion Nonito Donaire (28-1, 18KOs).

Mijares, once regarded as a pound-for-pound boxer, suffered several defeats between 2008 and 2009, but now he's put together a seven fight win streak - and won two new titles. 

"I hoped more opposition [in my last fight], but I felt powerful. I will rest for ten days and I will prepare for two and a half months in the city of Mexico for [the fight with] Donaire, a dangerous boxer - however, no one is invincible," Mijares said.

"I'll be ready for twelve rounds, but I feel that with my strength I can knock him out. The fight will be very hard, because the Filipino is left-handed, has a good hook and he's a counter-puncher. [I have my] experience, intelligence and my boxing ability and I will deliver."

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by [email protected] on 04-24-2012

mijares is making a boost of himself because he knew very well that donaire is hard to beat let alone knocked out...watching darchinyan making a foolish punching bag out of mijares made me lol...donaire will not only flatten mijares but…

Comment by thuggery on 04-24-2012

Donaire's left hook is kicking ass and taking names

Comment by craybac on 04-24-2012

he won't knock out donaire, if donaire will fight him he will be in the knocked out list of donaire. he is just looking for a fame again.

Comment by Mars Volta on 04-23-2012

no you won't....... donaire should fight rigo, wtf

Comment by TOBYLEE1 on 04-23-2012

Donaire is getting another spectacular KO

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