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Montiel-Donaire: Sulaiman Says Either Can Win By KO

By Jhonny Gonzalez

A true clash of titans, says the president of World Boxing Council, Jose Sulaiman, when describing the bantamweight clash between WBC/WBO champion Fernando Montiel and Filipino challenger Nonito Donaire, who are scheduled to face off on February 19 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Sulaiman says either boxer can end this fight with a knockout because of the big power they have in their punches.

"Montiel is a destroyer. When he connects on an opponent, his punches can annihilate anyone. It will be a tremendous fight from the first round to the end. With the power that both have in their fists, either can end it by knockout," Sulaiman told Osiris Cruz. "Montiel has overcome the great challenges in this sport. He went to Japan to dethrone [Hozumi] Hasegawa, but now he has an even more difficult challenge to be opposite an opponent who is hungry for victory."

"Nonito is a highly respected fighter who has faced the best in the world and has weathered every engagement. In his last fight he won in emphatic fashion (knocking out Wladimir Sidorenko in four) and he is very motivated to face the 'KO-Chulito.'"

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Apple Mac on 01-07-2011

Winner will be take on by FLoyd

Comment by Evil Abed on 01-06-2011

Up to 5 mil on Donaire if anyones game.

Comment by ralph22 on 01-06-2011

nonito has never face a class a fighter with kochulito's power.he will get his chin cracked when he throws those wide crazy punches too much flaws for a accurate puncher liek kochulito if montiel wins him marquez segura will ensure…

Comment by RIZO24 on 01-06-2011

Hard fight!! hopefully Montiel finds a Way to win!!

Comment by lopez36 on 01-06-2011

this is montiel's third weight class,so i don't know if his power can hurt a big fighter like donaire,being that donaire is so big i think he'll be able to handle montiel's power,montiel will have to rely on boxing which…

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