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2011-02-19 : Nonito Donaire 118 lbs beat Fernando Montiel 118 lbs by TKO at 2:25 in round 2 of 12
- Fernando Montiel 44-2-2 (34 KOs) vs. Nonito Donaire 25-1 (17 KOs)
- Montiel, a 2-1 underdog  despite being champion, entered ranked as the #7 fighter pound-for-pound in the world and the #1 bantamweight according to The Ring Magazine. Donaire entered ranked as the #5 fighter pound-for-pound in the world and the #5 bantamweight by the same publication. He is also ranked WBO #3 and WBC #4 in the bantamweight division respectively.