Sergio Mora might be hobbling around on crutches after Saturday’s abbreviated performance against Daniel Jacobs at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York, but he has zero interest in dialing back the pressure.
Sergio Mora considered himself to be Daniel Jacobs’ most difficult opponent to date, but the former 154-pound champion had little chance to prove it after an ankle injury led to a bizarre loss Saturday night.
Three fighters who fought on the first boxing card at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York, on October 20, 2012, will be competing there again Saturday night. And each one of them hopes it goes as well as it did the first time around.
Sergio Mora started playing chess in high school so he wouldn’t flunk math. This may seem like an anecdotal aside, but stick with us here, because it actually says plenty about Mora’s mindset as a fighter.
It wasn’t always easy being one of Sergio Mora’s buddies when he was a teenager, especially if you happened to leave the house without a mouth guard.
“I’m a fighter who dissects things,” Sergio Mora begins, his words serving as his scalpel as he vivisects his career.
They say too many cooks spoil the broth, but how many is too many, really? And who are “they?” You ever been to a big, fancy restaurant with just one cook? It’s probably lousy. That poor cook is going to fall way behind trying to whip up sauces and grill steaks at the same time.
Sergio Mora is the kind of fun-lovin’ dude who could find a way to have a good time with a ball of string—especially if that string was wrapped around a six-pack.