Moreno is ranked 1st in the world among bantamweights. The one loss and one draw he has on record came very early in his career in 2002. His last seven bouts were won either by TKO or split decision.
Darchinyan is ranked 6th in the world among bantamweights and has won eight of his last ten fights. The two losses come from fighters who are also featured on this card, Abner Mares and Joseph Agbeko, who are ranked 2nd and 4th in the division. He has wins over notables Yonnhy Perez and Jorge Arce.
The bout will take place at the Honda Center in Anaheim, California and air on Showtime at 9pm ET. The card will also feature an IBF title bout rematch in the bantamweight division between Abner Mares and Joseph Agbeko.
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