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Mares vs Moreno in Serious Talks For 10/13 in Vegas

By Ryan Burton

BoxingScene.com has been advised that a fight between WBC super bantamweight champion Abner Mares (24-0-1) and WBA bantamweight champion Anselmo Moreno (33-1) is being discussed for October 13th at the Mandalay Bay Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, NV. 

Sources close to the situation say that Mares' title would be at stake if a deal is reached. BoxingScene's Rick Reeno recently reported that a WBA lightweight title tilt between Richard Abril and Sharif Bogere is being negotiated to serve as the co-feature.

Showtime and Golden Boy are looking for a strong card to compete against HBO and Top Rank's doubleheader that takes place in Carson, CA that will feature Nonito Donaire facing Toshiaki Nishioka and Brandon Rios squaring off against Mike Alvarado.
 
Golden Boy Promotions and CBS are also planning on staging a show on October 14th at the Mandalay Bay to showcase the professional debuts of some of the 2012 Olympic class.
 
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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Convicted_Felon on 08-15-2012

YES!!! I NEED to see fights of this magnitude. GBP puts these types of fights together and I appreciate them for that. TMT Promotions aint gonna disrupt the Golden Boy swing. They have to put the best against the best…

Comment by IronDanHamza on 08-15-2012

Mares is certainly the more proven that Moreno. But Moreno has beaten good fighters also. This is a great fight, great great fight. The best fighting the best. I'm picking Moreno by Decision but it won't be easy.

Comment by Mr. Fantastic on 08-15-2012

[QUOTE=-PANDA-;12429293]:stupid: put national pride aside for once...panda's a huge mares fan and will be rooting for him if the fight happens but both donaire and cotto are more accomplished at this point if the fight happens its likely going to…

Comment by MJ223 on 08-15-2012

[QUOTE=Bushbaby;12429590]I smell a bet, name your #. How do we do it, do you click on mine or do you want me to click on yours??[/QUOTE] [B]Hit your betting page already..... PM me to confirm[/B]

Comment by MJ223 on 08-15-2012

[QUOTE=jsfd26;12429542]If this fight gets made Ill be putting up points on Mares. People are writing him off too easily.[/QUOTE] [B]300M even odds on Moreno...... Sup???[/B]

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