Originally written on Pro Boxing Fans  |  Last updated 10/12/14
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In a continuation of the exciting Showtime Bantamweight Tournament, Vic Darchinyan challenges Anselmo Moreno for his WBA belt on the undercard of the Abner Mares-Joseph Agbeko rematch. Moreno will be fighting in the USA for the first time in a house full of Armenians. In fact, this is the same building where Darchinyan scored two of his biggest triumphs--against Cristian Mijares and Jorge Arce. Date: December 3, 2011 Site: Honda Center in Anaheim, California Titles: WBA Bantamweight Title: 12 Rounds Credit: Tom Casino / Showtime For Darchinyan, this is chance to remain a part of the cream of the crop of a still-loaded bantamweight division. Moreno has a chance to increase his international profile, enter the upper-echelon of the division, and secure some big fights in the future. The term “crossroads fight” is perhaps overused, but this fight will be critical in determining the career trajectories of these two boxers. By the Numbers Darchinyan: The “Raging Bull” is now 3...
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