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.

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