31-year-old southpaw Bellais will take on
Mexican challenger Rocky Montoya (32-3, 22 KOs)
on November 22 in his birth-country Tahiti.
winning the UBO World Light Heavyweight title
last year, Bellais won the UBO World
Cruiserweight title in his most recent outing,
this past July, stopping Argentinian Miguel
Angel Cobas in six rounds.
UBO World Champion Cedric Bellais pictured with
regular training-partner Gennady Golovkin.
training-partner of future Hall-of-Famer Gennady
Golovkin, he is now back at Light Heavy, having
relinquished the Cruiserweight crown again.
since 1997, Rocky Montoya (37) is a gritty
veteran who, despite having mainly fought in his
home-country, has boxed on some big shows in the
USA, including the Marco Antonio Barrera vs.
Johnny Tapia bill in Las Vegas in 2002.
be his first shot at a world championship, and
he is expected to give Bellais a tough