Found December 20, 2011 on The Queensbury Rules:
PLAYERS: Fernando Montiel
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There was an element of the cartoonish about what Nonito Donaire did to Fernando Montiel's face in the 2nd round of their Feb. 19, 2011 rendezvous. You can imagine the artists and writers at a Warner Bros. storyboard session, coming up with a scenario where, during a zany bit of fisticuffs, one 'toon caves in the face of another 'toon, perhaps with an anvil hidden in his glove.Only Donaire's weapon was not an anvil; it was a left hook that the Filipino bantamweight used to dent the face of the Mexican he had flirted with fighting for more than two years. By the time they finally met, both had ascended to just outside the upper ranks of the sport, and it was that punch that finally heralded Donaire's undisputed arrival as one of the best fighters in the world not just based on raw talent, but because of what he did with it. It was an awe-inspiring shot, not unlike the one that put him on the map to begin with -- his 2007 KO of the Year against Vic Darchinyan.Yet a...
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