Carina "La Reina" Moreno (21-2, 6 KO's) suffered her second professional lost when she lost her WBC minimumweight belt to Anabel Ortiz (11-1) this past weekend in Toluco, MX. The fight went the full 10 rounds and scorecards read 96-94 twice and 97-93.
"I couldn't get my punches off," said Moreno. "I felt a bit lethargic after the first few rounds. I take nothing away from Ortiz, she's a great fighter. I've been promised an immediate rematch from promoter Ignacio Huizar. I'm hoping we can fight again sometime in December."
Trainer Rick Nobel went on to say, "It's very tough to fight in this elevation. I take full responsibility for this loss as I know I over-trained Carina. Ortiz was ready to go and we take nothing away from her. We're looking for a rematch, preferably in the U.S.
A rematch between Moreno and Ortiz could happen as early as December. KO Entertainment promoter, Ignacio Huizar made this fight happen and it looks like he's interested in putting on the rematch sometime in the near future. Carina Moreno and Dr. Noriega want to thank KO Entertainment for there great hospitality.