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Moreno vs Darchinyan: Anselmo Moreno Not Intimidated by Darchinyan or the U.S. Stage (Quotes and Photos)

Bantamweight titlist Anselmo Moreno spoke about his Saturday fight against brash challenger Vic Darchinyan at his media workout on Tuesday in Los Angeles. Moreno vs Darchinyan will open Showtime's broadcast from the Honda Center in Anaheim at 9 p.m. EST on Saturday.

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"I'm going to fight him the way he'll fight me. I'm not going to hesitate."

"This is my first fight in the U.S. and I'm ready to get in the ring and show my skills. I'm not nervous about my first fight in the U.S., I just want to show why I'm the world champion."

"Darchinyan has his own style and he's been a champion, too. I think it will be a style fight and, if we do it properly, it will be one hell of a fight."

Photo by Esther Lin/Showtime

"You're going to see a hell of a fight from me and I will defend my title [successfully]."

"Vic has a different style, but I have a very rare style as well. I'm looking to connect on all my punches, but it's not as easy as people think."

"If everything comes out good on Saturday night and I win, I want to fight the winner of Mares and Agbeko."

"My ability and my intelligence has to be the difference in the fight."

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