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Mares vs. Moreno

Abner Mares is the Real Deal

by Emilio Camacho, Esq: Abner Mares is young, disciplined, undefeated and hungry. That is a powerful combination in boxing. He has had a magnificent run and last week he did not disappoint. Mares’ story is compelling. He was born in Guadalajara, Mexico and was brought to the United States as a child to the city of Hawaiian Gardens, California. As many youngsters from low income households, gangs [...]

Mares wants Donaire fight

By Kevin Chittenden: WBC super bantamweight champion Abner Mares (25-0-1, 13 KO's) badly wants a unification bout against WBO super bantamweight champion Nonito Donaire after beating Anselmo Moreno (33-2-1, 12 KO's) by a 12 round unanimous decision last Saturday night at the Staples Center, in Los Angeles, California. After the fight, Mares said he wanted to fight Donaire next and is hoping that [...]

Mares has too much Giddyup for Moreno

by Paul Strauss: Super bantamweight Abner Mares 25 (KO 13)-0-1 literally ran after southpaw Anselmo "Chemito" Moreno 33 (KO 12)-2-1 Saturday night at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, CA . He was determined to keep, for the most part, Moreno from getting set and displaying his masterful boxing skills. It's one thing for a boxer to say he's going to pressure his opponent and get him out of his game [...]

Mares Defeats Moreno in an Exciting Clash

(Photo: Showtime) By Michael Montero: The crowd at Staples Center was pumped for the main event, cheering local favorite Abner Mares as he faced off against Anselmo Moreno, the crafty veteran from Panama. Mares, originally of Mexico but now living in Hawaiian Gardens, California, was making the first defense of his WBC 122 pound title. Moreno, the former longtime bantamweight titlist, had moved up [...]

Abner Mares vs. Anselmo Moreno: Gogue’s big fight preview

By Joseph Herron -- Tonight at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, California, Abner Mares will defend his WBC Super Bantamweight title against slick southpaw Anselmo Moreno of Panama, in the main event of a Showtime Champion Boxing triple-header. Although the 12 round championship bout won’t begin until about 11:30PM EST, the actual three fight broadcast has a start time of 10PM EST, with Angulo/Casarez [...]

Mares-Moreno: The ideal Boxer against puncher contest

By Corey Quincy - This Saturday live on Showtime's World Championship Boxing series we will see Anselmo " Chemito " Moreno ( 33-1-1 ) face off against Mexican brawler and WBC World Champion Abner Mares ( 24-0-1 ) in a key match up for total Bantamweight supremacy. And I believe it could turn out to be very interesting. The fight is making many regular boxing viewers highly enthusiastic as it features [...]

Weights: Cleverly-Hawk, Mares-Moreno, Angulo-Casarez

NATHAN CLEVERLY weighed in at 12st 6lb 4oz (174.4lb) for his World Boxing Organization (WBO) light-heavyweight title defence against Shawn Hawk in Los Angeles tomorrow night. Hawk hit the scales at 12st 5lb 8oz (173.8lb) for the scheduled 12 rounder which will be staged at the Staples Center. Several hundred fans turned up at the open air weigh-in which took place outside the arena [...]

News: Jennings-Tupou, Kennedy-Belmontes quotes; Mares vs. Moreno

PHILADLEPHIA - A press conference was held to officially announce the next installment of the NBC Sports Network "Fight Night" boxing series. On December 8, 2012, a Philly-centric fight card will take place at Temple University's Pearson / McGonigle Hall on Broad Street in North Philly. The NBCSN broadcast will begin at 9PM ET. North Philly native and #5 heavyweight contender Bryant Jennings, 15-0, [...]

Mares vs. Moreno final press conference quotes

LOS ANGELES (Nov. 7, 2012) – All six fighters squaring off in Saturday’s tripleheader at STAPLES Center in Los Angeles participated in a final press conference on Wednesday to discuss the highly anticipated SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING telecast, live at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT (delayed on the West Coast). In a battle of world champions, Abner Mares (24-0-1, 13 KO’s), of Hawaiian Gardens, Calif., [...]

Mares vs. Moreno SHOWTME Stream LIVE at 3 p.m. ET

SHOWTIME® Sports will offer a live stream of Friday’s weigh-in for the world championship showdown between WBC Super Bantamweight Champion Abner Mares and once-beaten challenger Anselmo Moreno. Fans can go to sports.sho.com/live at 3 p.m. ET/ Noon PT to watch the fighters hit the scales live from the STAPLES Center Star Plaza in Los Angeles. Fans can follow the action and interact on Twitter using [...]

Mares-Moreno battle on Showtime on Saturday; Rose vs. Webb on 12/14; Manfredo Jr

SHOWTIME's Hall Of Fame Boxing Analyst Al Bernstein calls the November 10 Abner Mares-Anselmo Moreno bout "one of those classic style match-ups that you don't often see." The undefeated Mares will defend his super bantamweight title against Moreno, who has not lost a match in 10 years. Bernstein said, "This is really a special match, because both men are at the top of their game and bring to the [...]

Abner Mares: In the tradition of greatness

By Joseph Herron: On October 20th, in Brooklyn, New York, the world of boxing more than likely witnessed the final chapter in the career of a Mexican boxing legend. Four division world champion and future Hall of Famer Erik “El Terrible” Morales was unceremoniously knocked out by the young incumbent Junior Welterweight Champion, Danny Garcia in just four rounds of action. Although the 19 [...]