Moreno a unique challenge for Mares

Junior feather titlist unaccustomed to Panamanian's elusive, awkward style

Updated: November 8, 2012, 4:14 PM ET
By Dan Rafael | ESPN.com

After Golden Boy Promotions signed bantamweight titleholder Anselmo Moreno in late 2011, the exceptionally skilled southpaw from Panama was brought to the United States to begin showcasing him to American fans.

Last December, in Moreno's first fight in the U.S., he defended his 118-pound title with a lopsided decision against former junior bantamweight champ Vic Darchinyan. In the main event that night in Anaheim, Calif., fellow bantamweight titleholder Abner Mares retained his title with ...

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