Chemito Moreno Working Hard, Wants a Showcase Win

By Jhonny Gonzalez

American Stephon McIntyre and local Panamanian boxer Luis Rios are giving some tough sparring to the bantamweight world champion of the World Boxing Association (WBA), Panama's Anselmo "Chemito" Moreno (32-1-1, 11KOs).

Moreno is cutting down his weight as he prepares to defend his title for the tenth time on April 21st in El Paso, Texas - against Mexico's David de la Mora (24-1, 17KOs).

The fight will be televised by American cable network Showtime. Moreno made his American debut, also televised by Showtime, on December 3rd. He impressed the California crowd with a unanimous decision over big puncher Vic Darchinyan.

"We're fine. We're doing hard work for this fight because there are big plans for this year and the one coming up," confirmed Moreno. "I prefer not to comment [about what I plan to do in the fight], I would rather keep my full focus on making a good fight and retaining my championship."

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Greg House on 04-17-2012

He is fighting in Texas against a mexican, you guys think that he will get robbed in this fight?

Comment by Boxing Bob on 04-10-2012

From what I've seen so far this guy looks like the goods!

Comment by arturortiz88 on 04-10-2012

I know De la Mora since we where 12 years old, hes been training since he was 6 years old, he's trained by one of the best in the sport, he should have won the Kameda fight, you can't count…

Comment by Hougigo on 04-10-2012

Wow, Of course when I'm not in El Paso all these fights are happening

Comment by GreatRubdini on 04-10-2012

Moreno will win this fight and hopefully after he can fight Mares or Rigondeaux

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