RingTV.com editor Doug Fischer gives his post-fight thoughts on Abner Mares’ unanimous decision victory over Anselmo Moreno immediately after the junior featherweight showdown at Staples Center in Los Angeles.
WBC 122-pound titleholder Abner Mares and his challenger Anselmo Moreno easily made weight on Friday at Staples Center in L.A., the site of their Showtime-televised showdown on Saturday. Mares weighed 121.8 pounds; Moreno weighed 120.8.
Leo Santa Cruz’s days are numbered at bantamweight, but the unbeaten IBF titleholder will remain at 118 pounds at least until the end of the year. He defends his belt against Victor Zaleta on the Abner Mares-Anselmo Moreno undercard at Staples Center on Saturday.
WBC 122-pound titleholder Abner Mares says he’s evolved into a complete fighter capable of turning back the challenge of highly respected Anselmo Moreno, who says he’s ready to win a hard-fought championship bout when they meet on Saturday.
The combatants of the stacked Showtime-televised card topped by Abner Mares’ WBC 122-pound title defense against Anselmo Moreno on Nov. 10 will hold a public workout at MacArthur Park in Los Angeles today.
Fans prefer newly crowned RING 122-pound champ Nonito Donaire to stay at junior featherwieght and face the Abner Mares-Anselmo Moreno winner or Guillermo Rigondeaux to moving up to featherweight, according to a RingTV.com poll.
Junior middleweight contender Alfredo Angulo talks about his Nov. 10 comeback and new trainer Virgil Hunter with RingTV’s Dominic Verdin, who also interviews Hunter about Angulo and the 2011 Trainer of the Year’s expanding stable of fighters.
Unbeaten WBC 122-pound titleholder and WBA bantamweight beltholder talk to RingTV’s Dominic Verdin about their anticipated showdown at Staples Center in L.A. on Nov. 12. Mares also talks about facing the winner of Donaire-Nishioka and eventually fighting Leo Santa Cruz.
Abner Mares continues his run of facing world-class fighters on Nov. 10 when he fights THE RING’s No. 1-rated bantamweight Anselmo Moreno, who is arguably the best boxer the unbeaten 122-pound beltholder has ever faced.