Fernando Montiel defeated fellow former world champion Cristobal “Lacandon” Cruz by majority decision in Chiapas, Mexico, last night, Saturday 15 March.
The former 3 weight champion, Montiel, fought at a good pace and dropped his opponent in the 2nd and 4th rounds. However Cruz, the former IBF Featherweight champion, fought back hard and pushed his countryman all the way until the final bell.
Montiel won by scores of 96-92, 97-91 and 94-94. The bout took place at Super Featherweight. Montiel’s record improves to 51-4-2, 38 KOs with the win and Cruz drops to 40-16-3, 24 KOs).
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