Found April 22, 2012 on The Queensbury Rules: Yardbarker Blogger Network
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(Credit: Showtime)There's a certain kind of boxing card, one that's hard for promoters to master, where the favorites are matched competitively enough to create some action and give the "house" fighters some trouble but never place them in serious danger of losing. That's what we got from the doubleheader on Showtime Saturday, when Abner Mares earned an exciting but one-sided victory against Eric Morel and Anselmo Moreno halted David De La Mora in a brilliant boxing display.Too bad it might be nothing more than an extended tease. If you drew up a list of the best possible fights in boxing, they'd include some combination of Mares, Moreno and Nonito Donaire. Mares hasn't mentioned Moreno prominently in his list of preferred opponents, although after the fight when asked he said he'd be down for it, while Donaire is promoted by Top Rank, the firm that's in a mortal blood feud with the promoter of Mares and Moreno, Golden Boy Promotions. ANSELM...
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