=== Mares keeps title by beating Moreno ===
Los Angeles, CA (Sports Network) - Abner Mares kept his WBC super bantamweight
title with a 12-round unanimous decision over Anselmo Moreno Saturday night at
Two of the judges scored the fight 116-110, while the other judge had it
Mares (25-0-1, 13 KOs), who was making the first defense of his belt, floored
Moreno (33-2-1, 12 KOs) in the fifth round with a series of punches. It was
the first time Moreno, the current WBA bantamweight champ, hit the canvas in
Moreno was deducted a point in the 11th round for pulling the back of Mares'
On the undercard, Leo Santa Cruz retained his IBF bantamweight title with a
ninth-round knockout of Victor Zaleta. Cruz (22-0-1, 13 KOs) floored his
opponent in the fourth, seventh and ninth rounds. The last punch, a right to
the nose, caused Zaleta (20-3-1, 10 KOs) to be counted out at the 1:42 mark of
Also, Nathan Cleverly (25-0, 12 KOs) defended his WBO light heavyweight title
with an eighth-round stoppage of Shawn Hawk (22-3-1, 16 KOs).
11/11 00:39:48 ET