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Six Questions with WBA Bantamweight Super Champion Anselmo ‘Chemito’ Moreno

by on Nov.24, 2011, under Boxing News, Press Releases

Moreno To Make United States Debut Against Vic ‘The Raging Bull’ Darchinyan in Co-Feature To Abner Mares vs. Joseph Agbeko II IBF & WBC Silver Bantamweight Championship on Saturday, Dec. 3 At Honda Center In Anaheim, Calif., Live on SHOWTIME®

NEW YORK, (November 23, 2011 — Just one month out from the biggest fight of his life and his first in the United States, Anselmo “Chemito” Anselmo and his wife Rouss Laguna Moreno found out they are expecting twins.

There are indeed big things ahead for the 26-year-old fighter from Panama City, Panama, who will also be making his SHOWTIME and Golden Boy Promotions debuts, when Moreno will defend his World Boxing Association (WBA) Bantamweight Super Championship against Two-Division World Champion Vic “The Raging Bull” Darchinyan on SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING on Saturday, Dec. 3, live on SHOWTIME® (9 p.m. ET/PT, delayed on the West Coast) at Honda Center in Anaheim, Calif. (continue reading…)

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Abner Mares, Anselmo Moreno, Vic Darchinyan and Don King International Conference Call Highlights

by on Nov.20, 2011, under Boxing News, Press Releases

LOS ANGELES, CA, November 16, 2011 — International Boxing Federation (IBF) and World Boxing Council (WBC) Silver Bantamweight Champion Abner Mares, World Boxing Association (WBA) Bantamweight Super Champion Anselmo Moreno, Two-Division World Champion Vic “The Raging Bull” Darchinyan and Hall of Fame Promoter Don King held a media conference call on Wednesday to discuss the upcoming SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING event on Saturday, Dec. 3, live on SHOWTIME® (9 p.m. ET/PT, delayed on the West Coast) from Honda Center in Anaheim, Calif.

In the main event, unbeaten rising star Mares (22-0-1, 13 KO’s), of Hawaiian Gardens, Calif., will defend his International Boxing Federation (IBF) and World Boxing Council (WBC) Silver Bantamweight Championship titles against the boxer he dethroned, former Two-Time IBF Bantamweight World Champion Joseph King Kong Agbeko (28-3, 22KO’s), of Accra, Ghana. (continue reading…)

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Golden Boy Promotions Adds Another World Champion to Its Stable as It Signs WBA Bantamweight Super World Champion Anselmo ‘Chemito’ Moreno to an Exclusive Promotional Agreement

by on Aug.04, 2011, under Boxing News, Press Releases

LOS ANGELES, CA, August 3, 2011 – With seven title defenses during his nearly three year reign as WBA Bantamweight Super World Champion, Panama’s Anselmo Moreno is unquestionably one of boxing’s premier fighters. Now, as “Chemito” looks to propel himself into the biggest fights possible at 118 pounds, he has signed an exclusive, multi-fight promotional agreement with Golden Boy Promotions.

“Anselmo Moreno is one of the most underrated boxers out there today and we’re going to make sure he gets the fights and the recognition he deserves in the coming years,” said Richard Schaefer, CEO of Golden Boy Promotions. “To remain a champion as long as he has is an amazing feat these days. Now we’re to get him into the mega-fights that will let him show his talent in front of fight fans around the world.” (continue reading…)

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Nehomar Cermeño Returns July 11

by on May.06, 2009, under Boxing News, Mike DeLisa

450px-nehomarcermenoBy Mike DeLisa

Interim WBA Bantamweight Champion Nehomar Cermeño returns against Cristian Mijares on July 11 in Laredo, Texas.  Cermeño beat Mijares by split-decision on March 14, and remains unbeaten in 17 bouts.

The bout was locked up after Anselmo Moreno, the WBA Bantamweight Champion, scheduled a July 4 defense against Mahyar Monshipour in France.

The rationale behind an interim title bout in this instance eludes this reporter.

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