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Sergio Mora Inks Promotional Pact With Lou DiBella

New York, NY - With his promotional company DiBella Entertainment (DBE) being heavily involved in the middleweight divisions (154-168), promoter Lou DiBella has officially announced the signing of former junior middleweight world champion and WBC #7-rated middleweight Sergio "The Latin Snake" Mora (24-3-2, 7KO's). The original Contender Champion is coming off a unanimous 10-round decision over Grzegorz Proksa on ESPN's Friday Night Fights on June 28th of this year.

"I have always respected Lou for his bold ways and honesty," said Mora.  "Lou is very knowledgeable and experienced and he is passionate and really cares about his fighters and the sport as a whole. Having the opportunity to work with someone like Lou is a blessing and an honor.  I want to fight the top 160-pounders in the world, and THE best is Sergio Martinez, who just happens to also be promoted by Lou."

"Say what you want, but Mora is, and has been for many years, one of the most skilled middleweights in the world.  His style has become much more appeasing at this stage of his career and coming off the big win over Proksa, he definitely factors into a major fight in the division sometime within the next 12 months," said promoter Lou DiBella.

The brash and colorful Mora reached the high point of his career when won the WBC light middleweight championship with a gusty upset 12-round majority decision over the late-great Vernon Forrest in 2008. Mora would relinquish the title back to Forrest in his next bout and then see his career hit a standstill due to promotional issues.  Mora is 2-2 in his last four bouts with both losses coming in highly controversial decisions to fellow Contender star Bryan Vera.

An announcement regarding Mora's first fight under the DBE banner will be announced soon. 

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Hougigo on 07-30-2013

[QUOTE=ИATAS;13606137]I suspect this as well. Too bad Murray can't / wont fight GGG next.[/QUOTE] I think Hatton wants him back on the win column first. IMO, should have struck while the iron was hot and before GGG moves out of…

Comment by ИATAS on 07-30-2013

[QUOTE=hougigo;13605964]This makes me think that Lou wants to get in on GGG again and offer Mora up.[/QUOTE] I suspect this as well. Too bad Murray can't / wont fight GGG next.

Comment by AP♠ on 07-30-2013

Martinez' comeback tune up fight after the leg heals I suspect.

Comment by ThatDude44 on 07-30-2013

I can go for some Serge vs Serge. My money's on Serge.

Comment by DoktorSleepless on 07-30-2013

[QUOTE=daggum;13605853]mora-martinez super-fight in the works?[/QUOTE] But Mora beat Proksa. He earned the right!

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