Advertisement
Advertisement
Boxingscene.com

Photos: Payano Gets Horrific Cut, Beats Chemito Moreno

By Cliff Rold, photos by Stacey Verbeek

In a fight hastened by a cut in the second round, undefeated 30-year old Juan Carlos Payano (16-0, 9 KO) of Santiago de los Caballeros, Dominican Republic, scored a unanimous technical to capture the WBA “Super” Bantamweight title from 29-year old Anselmo Moreno (35-3-1, 12 KO) of San Miguelito, Panama, on Friday night at the Mesquite Arena in Mesquite, Texas.  Moreno was attempting the 13th defense of the title he won from Wladimir Sidorenko in 2008.

Both men weighed in a half-pound under the division limit of 118 lbs.  The referee was Luis Pabon.

Reports of the fight, which did not air on US television, indicate Payano was cut by a clash of heads in the second round.  The cut ultimately led to a conclusion of hostilities with six rounds scored.  The scores came in 59-55 and 58-56 twice, all for Payano.

It is Moreno’s first defeat since a failed attempt at a 122 lb. title against Abner Mares in 2012.  The card was promoted by Iron Mike Promotions.   

Also on the card, junior middleweight Charles Hatley (24-1-1, 16KOs) survived a third round knockdown to dominate late replacement Richard Gutierrez (24-14-1, 17KOs) for the remainder of the fight. All three judges saw it 98-91.

Super featherweight contender Roberto Marroquin (24-3-1, 17KOs) stopped Miguel Soto (12-4, 12KOs) in three rounds. Soto was down twice in the third and refused to come out for the fourth round.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Corelone on 09-27-2014

[QUOTE=rzagza;14982984]How was this not a no contest in rd2?? When a cut is that bad and caused by a butt so early just end the damn thing so you don't have to declare a bogus "decision winner" after 5 rds.…

Comment by T.M.T on 09-27-2014

what cut? ive seen worse

Comment by cremster on 09-27-2014

Couldn't find any sites streaming this one, going to the cards after a bad cut is sometimes like a box of old chocolates. . I did manage to find a Panamanian site that reviewed the fight as Payano being the…

Comment by George Orwell on 09-27-2014

good for him. and good for Mike. Tyson seems to really care about the fighters he's promoting.

Comment by Dean_Razorback on 09-27-2014

why is that dude dressed like cotto?? btw, nasty cut

Post a Comment - View More User Comments (6)
Top Headlines Nathan Gorman: I'm The One To Beat Daniel Dubois! Boxing is Still in Doubt For 2020 Olympic Games Jaime Munguia Drops, Punishes Liam Smith For Decision Win Jaime Munguia vs. Liam Smith - LIVE BoxingScene Scorecard Alberto Machado Drops, Decisions Mensah To Retain Title Gassiev Has No Excuses, Gives Full Praise To Usyk Machado vs. Mensah - LIVE BoxingScene Scorecard Munguia: High Possibility Smith Fight Ends in a Knockout Usyk vs. Gassiev - CompuBox Punch Stats Jaime Munguia vs. Liam Smith - LIVE Results From Las Vegas Usyk: If Bellew Won't Come Down - I'll Face Him at Heavyweight Usyk Dominates Gassiev To Unify WBC, WBA, WBO, IBF Titles Usyk vs. Gassiev - LIVE BoxingScene Scorecard Video: Freddie Roach on Pacquiao-Loma, Canelo-GGG, More Video: Liam Smith Talks Pacquiao-Khan, Canelo, Khan-Brook Video: Jaime Munguia Talks Golovkin, Canelo, Charlo, More Cecilia Braekhus Dominates Inna Sagaydakovskaya Over Ten Fedor Chudinov Wins Controversial Decision Over Mohammedi Alberto Machado: I Want To Beat The Other Champions at 130 Jaime Munguia vs. Liam Smith - CompuBox Historical Review Usyk, Gassiev Promise High Drama, Fireworks in WBSS Final Usyk vs. Gassiev - CompuBox Historical Review Usyk-Gassiev Results: Briedis Wins, Ponomarev Shocked Srisaket Sor Rungvisai Crushes Young Gil Bae in One Oleksandr Usyk-Murat Gassiev: Stats & Stakes Frank Warren: Liam Smith, At His Best, Will Beat Jaime Munguia Freddie Roach Focuses on Footwork For Alberto Machado Usyk: I'm Not Worried About Fighting Gassiev in Moscow Joshua: My Side is Signed, I Need To Get Wilder To Sign Daily Bread Mailbag: Mayweather, Canelo-GGG, Pacquiao, More Coldwell Confident Gavin McDonnell Will Shock Danny Roman Cecilia Braekhus: I Know This Will Be a Very Tough Fight Hearn on Bellew's Options: Fury, Adonis Stevenson, Andre Ward Usyk-Gassiev: Muhammad Ali's Wife To Present The Trophy Ryan Garcia: I Don't Care About Sparring, I Want Gervonta Davis Michael Dutchover Blasts Out Sergio Ramirez in Two Rounds Jean Pascal Dominates, Stops Steve Bosse in The Eight Manny Pacquiao Should Think Carefully About Next Opponent Jaron Ennis Drops Alvarez Four Times, Scores 3rd-Round TKO Crawford: Arum Has Tried To Get Me Pacquiao, It Hasn't Worked
Advertisement

Latest Active Forum Threads
Advertisement
Advertisement