Found November 09, 2012 on
Does the winner get Abner Mares? Fight fans can only pray.
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By Mick Akers As junior featherweight titlist Abner Mares heads into arguably the toughest fight of his 25-fight career against Anselmo Moreno Saturday at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, Calif, he has made some changes in his training regimen that have morphed his body mass. Adding crossfit and sand work drills to his training [...]
LOS ANGELES -- Bantamweight Isaac Torres of Texas battled to a 4 round draw with David Reyes of nearby Montebello. Reyes moved a fair amount, but stopped a few times a round to flurry with heavy shots, usually to the body of Torres. Torres, in stalking mode and slightly underproductive, landed more telling blows between the combinations by Reyes, but his inactivity evened things...
It's too bad that there are just a handful of fights each year as true and right as Abner Mares vs. Anselmo Moreno, due on Showtime Saturday after a prolonged tease that never looked like it would come to climax.
And if not for a needless, endless war between promoters Golden Boy and Top Rank, we might not have even got it; Mares, a Golden Boy fighter, would rather be facing...
The official weigh-ins for the Abner Mares vs. Anselmo Moreno headlined Showtime Championship Boxing card were held today. Right here, find a huge collection of Mares vs. Moreno weigh-in photos, along with the official weigh-in results, videos and notes from the proceedings, and more. Take a look.
Mares vs. Moreno weigh-in photos
SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING – 10:00...
Tripleheader This Saturday LIVE On SHOWTIME (10:00 P.M. ET/PT) From STAPLES Center In Los Angeles.
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 card this weekend, highlighted by Abner Mares vs. Anselmo Moreno, and also featuring Leo Santa Cruz, Alfredo Angulo, and on the undercard, Nathan Cleverly. Take a look at what everyone had to say...
Full weigh in videos and weight from Los Angeles, CA Abner Mares 121.8 vs. Anselmo Moreno 120.8 (WBC super bantamweight championship) Leo Santa Cruz 117.6 vs. Victor Zaleta 117 (IBF bantamweight championship) Nathan Cleverly 174.4 vs. Shawn Hawk 173.8 (WBO light heavyweight championship) Alfredo Angulo 154 vs. Raul Casarez 153.8
Full results from Los Angeles, CA Abner Mares vs. Anselmo Moreno (WBC super bantamweight championship) Leo Santa vs. Victor Zaleta (IBF bantamweight championship) Nathan Cleverly def Shawn Hawk via TKO in R8 Alfredo Angulo def. Raul Casarez via KO in R1 Antonio Orozco def. Danny Escobar via TKO in R6