Advertisement
Advertisement
Boxingscene.com

Omar Narvaez Considers Move To Face Chemito Moreno

By Ricardo Mendez Archibold

Argentine star Omar "The Hurricane" Narvaez (39-1-2, 20KOs), currently the world champion at super flyweight (115 pounds) under the World Boxing Organization (WBO), is considering a future move to the bantamweight division to challenge Panama's Anselmo 'Chemito' Moreno (33-2-1, 12KOs), holder of the WBA's "super" title at 118-pounds.

Narvaez previously made a move to the bantamweight division in 2011, when he suffered his first career loss by way of a twelve round decison to then WBO/WBC champion Nonito Donaire in New York City.

Narvaez returns on August 24th, when he defends his title against Hiroyuki Hisataka in Argentina, while Chemito is back on August 10th against William Urina in Panama City.

'We were discussing that in the future I could face Anselmo Moreno, but we will explore whether or not we should rise again to another division - but that does not mean that I don't have the ability to fight Chemito. I like that fight," said Narvaez.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by giacomino on 07-31-2013

Would be smarter for him to try to get some of the good flyweights to move up and fight maybe somebody like Viloria or Marquez. At 38, he's not got much time left, but IMO, he would have no chance…

Comment by GoldenGloveLove on 07-31-2013

[QUOTE=ddangerous;13608516]Narvaez too small for bantamweight.[/QUOTE] Yeah it's too much too late in his career. He should've been fighting guys like Pong at flyweight and now he's making up for not getting fights like that and will probably lose them at…

Comment by New England on 07-31-2013

that would be the worst fight of all time.

Comment by Sugar Adam Ali on 07-31-2013

Man, i was really high on moreno,,, even had him on p4p list for a hot second around #9 or 10... I honestly thought he would school mares,,,, I was dead wrong,,,, moreno still young doe

Comment by ddangerous on 07-31-2013

Narvaez too small for bantamweight.

Post a Comment - View More User Comments (11)
Top Headlines Conwell: I've Boxed In Higher Class Than Bowen, Will Win That Title Saunders: People Must Realize - GGG, Canelo Must Get Through Me World Boxing Council Breaks Down Ongoing Drug Testing Program Black Hitler - Boxing And The Anti-PBC Effect Danny Garcia: I'm Sure I'll Fight Khan - Once He Rebuilds Career Schaefer: Tony Yoka Could Become The Anthony Joshua of France Terry Flanagan vs. Petr Petrov Will Have U.S. TV, Says Pelullo White: I Won't Do Business With Arum For Pacquiao vs. McGregor! Erick De Leon Aims To Get a Knockout Win on Solo Boxeo Tony Yoka Pumped To Go Pro With Richard Schaefer, Virgil Hunter Francisco Vargas vs. Miguel Berchelt - Undercard Information Tyron Zeuge vs. Isaac Ekpo - Purse Bid Ordered For January 31 David Haye: Bellew Looked Fat and Nervous - He'll Be KO'd Quick Funeka Warns Pacquiao To Take Horn Serious or Suffer Shock Loss Braekhus vs. Svensson is Pushed Back To February 24 Liam Williams vs. Liam Smith For WBO European Belt, April 8 Photos: Fury, Saunders, Adams, Smith-Williams, Flanagan Presser Chocolatito: No Problem Facing Cuadras, But Focus is on Rungvisai Hearn: No Interest in Khan's Proposed 70-30 Split for Brook Bout Yuriorkis Gamboa Inks Promotional With Golden Boy Promotions Nicola Adams Turns Pro With Frank Warren, Will Debut On April 8 Top Rank President Lays Out Michael Conlan's Plan To Stardom Cancer-Free Father Made Camp Less Stressful for Leo Santa Cruz Lara's Coach: Canelo Does Not Have The Style To Beat Golovkin Angel Garcia: Danny Could Ruin Thurman's Career, Like Matthysse's Daily Bread Mailbag: Mayweather-Ali, Cotto-Kirkland, Jack, More Judge Sets Down Terms To Lift Ban on Edwin Valero Movie Nicola Adams Leaves Team GB Boxing Setup, Free To Pursue Other Opportunities Steve Goodwin Updates on Stable, Looks Ahead, Reflects on 2016 Eubank Jr: DeGale is One of The Best at 168? That's Embarrassing! Golovkin's Coach on The Canelo vs. Chavez Jr. Catch-Weight Randy Caballero To Return on March 23 on ESPN Card "Fighting Words" - Angel Garcia to Blame, Though We Enabled Him Abel Sanchez: Maybe It Could Be Golovkin-Chavez, Canelo-Jacobs Puerto Rico Commission To Investigate Vazquez Jr. Pay Claims Shawn Porter Tabs Santa Cruz To Beat Frampton in Rematch Chocolatito: All Rungvisai Has is a Punch, It Won't Be That Difficult Klitschko Coach Says Everyone Will Be Shocked After Joshua Fight Nacho: Juan Manuel Marquez Has Not Retired, Wants To Fight Memo: Chavez Jr. Will Be Stronger, No Weight Issues For Canelo
Advertisement
Latest Active Forum Threads
Advertisement
Advertisement