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Old 02-09-2013, 08:18 PM   #4
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Default Re: Assuming the Quigg fight won't be made, who should Frampton fight next?

Originally Posted by dftaylor View Post
Montiel still seems a BIG risk for Frampton, especially since Carl showed a few weaknesses he needs to work on. Montiel's left-hook and punch selection could still be too much for a novice.
I'd call it a calculated risk. Frampton is definitely still learning but I think Montiel has been relatively unimpressive since moving up to 122. He's lost to Terrazas and had two very close fights against gatekeeper/journeymen fighters last year.

Montiel was a top drawer bantam and even though he's far more accomplished than Kiko Martinez, at this stage, I don't think he poses any more of a risk than the guy he traded leather with tonight.
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