|Watch SHOWTIME Boxing Video Replays: Abner Mares vs Vic Darchinyan, Anselmo Moreno vs. Vic Darchinyan
By Media Report on Doghouse Boxing (Oct 20, 2012) Photo © German Villasenor, Doghouse Boxing
ANGELES. - One of the biggest fights of 2012 is on the
horizon with unbeaten WBC Super Bantamweight World Champion Abner Mares
defending his crown against WBA Bantamweight Super World Champion
Anselmo "Chemito" Moreno on November 10 at STAPLES Center in a twelve
round fight for Mares' title which will be televised live on SHOWTIME
Championship Boxing. Before these two exciting stars step into the ring,
FOX Deportes Classics will show you how they got to this point by
replaying two epic battles with Mares vs. Vic Darchinyan on Saturday,
October 20 at 11:00 p.m. ET/8:00 p.m. PT and Moreno vs. Darchinyan on
Sunday, October 21 at 1:30 p.m. ET/10:30 a.m. ET (check your local
listings for exact time due to MLB playoff schedules).
the main event, Mares announces his arrival on the world stage with his
12 round split decision victory over Australia's Vic "Raging Bull"
Darchinyan from December of 2010 and, in the co-feature, Moreno shows
his stuff against the "Raging Bull," when he made his United States
debut against Darchinyan in a fight from December of 2011.
2004 Mexican Olympian who now fights out of Hawaiian Gardens, Calif.,
unbeaten Abner Mares entered the ring at the Emerald Queen Casino in
Tacoma, Washington on December 11, 2010 determined to make his mark in
the first round of SHOWTIME's Bantamweight Tournament and he did just
that against Australian superstar Vic Darchinyan, trading knockdowns
with his foe before emerging victorious via 12 round split decision and
eventually winning the tournament.
a year later, it was Panama native Anselmo Moreno's turn to battle the
"Raging Bull." In another hard-fought 12 round battle, "Chemito"
defended his WBA Bantamweight Super World Championship with a unanimous
decision win over Darchinyan.
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Mares vs. Moreno is a 12-round battle for Mares' WBC Super Bantamweight World
Championship promoted by Golden Boy Promotions taking place on November
10 at STAPLES Center in Los Angeles. The event is sponsored by Corona
and AT&T and will be televised live on SHOWTIME.
Tickets priced at $200, $100, $50 and $25, not including applicable service charges and taxes, are available for purchase at all Ticketmaster outlets, online at www.ticketmaster.com, by phone at (800) 745-3000 or at the STAPLES Center Box Office.
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