On February 19, 2011 Fernando Montiel of Mexico will go all out against Nonito Donaire of the Philippines to defend his WBC and WBO bantamweight titles at the Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas, Nevada. This could be one of the most biggest and anticipated fights of the year due both fighters unique style.
Nonito Donaire and Fernando Montiel were simply displayed great power and it will be totally an explosive clash on February 19 to determine who the best in bantamweight is.
Fernando Montiel finds himself with his back to the wall and a 2-1 underdog against the ‘Flash’ and the great pride of the Philippines Nonito Donaire.
Nonito Donaire will prove to the world that Filipinos are made of great boxers and there will be more champions to come to step up and be like of their idol Manny Pacquiao. Pacquiao vs. Mosley will be on May 7, 2011.
It is indeed a huge challenge for the Mexican warrior Fernando Montiel. Speaking on the challenge that lays ahead you can really sense how crucial and important this is for Montiel’s career. As he said:
“I know this is a very dangerous fight and it is important to work on everything so that we don’t make any mistakes,” Montiel said. “With less than twenty days to go, we are working on speed to be as quick and as fast as I can be. I feel great.”
A statement of a fighter that I believed that is afraid of losing his belts and eventually will be in losing end. He recognized how dangerous Nonito Donaire is. But because of ego and pride, he should fight out the best in his weight and no less than Nonito ‘Flash’ Donaire.
This could be the defining moment of both fighters as they annihilated all of their opponents. Now, it’s time to showcase how good they are and to throne as the king of bantamweights.
Boxing Fans and Analyst still believed Nonito Donaire has an edge of disposing the ever reliable and dangerous Fernando Montiel because of his class not only of his skills but also on his high boxing IQ.
Donaire vs. Montiel on February 19, 2011
Pacquiao vs. Mosley on May 7, 2011