ANSELMO MORENO OUTCLASSES URINA TO RETAIN WBA BANTAMWEIGHT SUPER TITLE TODAY IN PANAMA
By Carlos Costa
Sun, 11 Aug 2013
Moreno is too classy for Urina. WBA Bantamweight Super Champion Anselmo "Chemito" Moreno of Panama made a successful 12th defense of his world title by outclassing and outsmarting Colombian slugger William Urina (24-3, 20 KOs) over 12 rounds Saturday night at Megapolis Convention Center of the Hard Rock Hotel in Panama City, Panama.
In a fight that had as special ringside guest the President of Panama Ricardo Martinelli and Mexican Hall-of-Famer trainer Ignacio "Nacho" Beristain, the 28 year-old Moreno had no trouble in dominating his challenger with lightning speed and an outstanding slick technique while landing a superb variety of quality punches.
Official scorecards were 118-110 (twice) and 116-112 all in favor the Panamanian "Chemito" Moreno (34-2-1, 12 KOs), a top 118-pounder who gets back into the winning column after being outpointed in a higher weight class by reigning featherweight king Abner Mares last November at the Staples Center.
Today's card in Panama was a successful production of international promoter Sampson Lewkowicz in association with the Hard Rock Hotel Panama, aired live in Latin America by TyC Sports.
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