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 Last update:  2/23/2011       Read more by Rick Reeno            &
Donaire vs Moreno is Being Discussed For May
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By Rick Reeno was advised by trainer Robert Garcia, that a May unifiication is being discussed for newly crowned WBC/WBO bantamweight champion Nonito Donaire (26-1, 18KOs). The "Filipino Flash" captured the titles last Saturday in Las Vegas with a brutal two round knockout of Fernando Montiel.

Top Rank is exploring a possible fight between Donaire and WBA champion Anselmo "Chemito" Moreno (30-1, 10KOs) for the month of May in San Francisco, California. Moreno is poised to defend his title against Lorenzo Parra on April 30 in Panama, and that fight would obviously be ruled out if a Donaire-Moreno deal moves forward.

"They are talking about Moreno in May, in San Francisco. We want the unification fights. Moreno is a good fighter.  I haven't seen any tapes of him, but I'll get them. I have a guy who who can get me footage of him," Garcia said to

Tags: Nonito Donaire , Anselmo Moreno

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comment by puga, on 02-26-2011
montiel is by far the better figther than moreno ...i think with morenos style, he really can make this a boring fight and make donirae look bad but i think he's way to slow and nonito would strong, too fast, too good for moreno...this aint anywhere near as risky as the montiel fight for nonita!

comment by LeadUppercut, on 02-26-2011
[QUOTE=ThePhantom5]P4P? Nope. Moreno got 4 more KO's with 2 less fights. Straight up, I would hope so. Paulie's got like 30 pounds on him.[/QUOTE] Exactly. But interesting to see that when you actually compare their records, there isn't too much difference, and Paulie has been facing ...

comment by LeadUppercut, on 02-26-2011
[QUOTE=Espada]Malignaggi punches harder than Moreno[/QUOTE] Well, he's a welter, there is a huge difference between a ww and a bw. P4P there wouldn't be much difference, but Moreno has the sweetest skills. If Moreno has enough pop/movement to stop Nonito from walking through his punches,...

comment by RubenSonny, on 02-25-2011
I won't be surprised if this don't come off but if it does I'll put serious points on Moreno and people need to STFU about Donaire being too big, Montiel weighed significantly more, get over it.

comment by Evil Abed, on 02-25-2011
[QUOTE=Espada]Malignaggi punches harder than Moreno[/QUOTE] P4P? Nope. Moreno got 4 more KO's with 2 less fights. Straight up, I would hope so. Paulie's got like 30 pounds on him.

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