Chemito Moreno Starts Training For April 21, Mijares Next?

By Ricardo Archibold Mendez

WBA bantamweight champion Anselmo 'Chemito' Moreno (32-1-1, 11KOs) has begun training for his next fight, according to the boxer's wife, Laguna Rouss. Moreno is getting ready for a possible fight on April 21 in Mexico, which according to a recent report on will feature IBF champion Abner Mares in the main event. Last week, Moreno passed a few routine medical examinations and the boxer has begun his camp under the supervision of his coach Celso Chavez. While no opponent has been confirmed, Rouss mentioned the possibility of Moreno facing former champion Cristian Mijares (44-6-2, 20KOs).

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by whoseyourdaddy on 02-06-2012

[QUOTE=boxycom;11753595]great news! WBA bantamweight champ Chemito Moreno is a really crafty, fine fighter whose style reminds the skills of hall-of-famers like pernell whitaker and ismael laguna (my personal opinion). i'd like to see chemito against donaire or arce (which is…

Comment by Ringlife on 02-06-2012

Moreno beat Vic and Vic beat the crap out Mijares pointless fight if you ask me.

Comment by ShoulderRoll on 02-06-2012

This would be a really good fight if it was the Cristian Mijares of several years ago. As of now it is only mildly interesting though, Mijares' reflexes aren't the same.

Comment by Burat Mo on 02-06-2012

Please don't fight a fighter not his prime, fight Rigondeaux instead. Heredia did something to Marquez he's a suspect :burnup:

Comment by crold1 on 02-06-2012

Mijares got gypped in the first cermeno fight and has really only lost once since Vic. This could be an interesting chess match but Moreno is too good right now.

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