Found September 22, 2012 on Pro Boxing Fans: Yardbarker Blogger Network
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Fight Preview: Mares vs. Moreno On November 10, Abner Mares defends his 122-pound strap against longtime WBA Bantamweight Champion Anselmo Moreno in Los Angeles at the Staples Center. For enthusiasts of the lower-weight classes, this is a treat. Mares is well known to U.S. fans, following a successful winning run in the Showtime bantamweight tournament and two more subsequent high-profile wins. Moreno, meanwhile, has been tucked away mostly in Central and South America. Make no mistake, however, because Moreno is a top-notch campaigner. He won 11 WBA title fights in a productive 4-year reign. With a pair of impressive wins on U.S. soil on Mares undercards, Moreno increased his visibility and now he gets his shot to register his first really big win. Give Mares credit. While fans and media certainly wanted for him to fight someone good, he could have gone many easier routes than taking on Moreno. It’s a high-risk/low-reward fight for him. Moreno’s merit as a fighter sev...
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