Found January 28, 2013 on Pro Boxing Fans:
PLAYERS: Abner Mares
If Nonito Donaire takes on either of his two rumored opponents in April, Abner Mares or Guillermo Rigondeaux, he'll enter the ring as the betting favorite, but he'll certainly be on upset alert. Mares and Rigondeaux are the number 2 and 3 fighters in the division behind Donaire, and Mares is right behind him in the pound for pound rankings as well. Each man would present Donaire with a unique set of skills which he'll need to be able to solve to retain his current lofty position in the sport. Credit: Chris Farina - Top Rank Donaire is likely fighting in April in Las Vegas, potentially on April 13th or April 27th. First, it appeared that Donaire would be facing Rigondeaux, however, there has been plenty of buzz about Donaire vs. Mares, which is one of the biggest fights to make in the entire sport. Against Rigondeaux, Donaire will have to deal with a super-slick, defensive minded counter puncher. Rigondeaux would look to pick off Donaire once he opens up, and land crisp...

Nonito Donaire and Abner Mares Fight Over a Potential Bout

Last week Richard Schaefer of Golden Boy Promotions announced that they had sent an offer to Top Rank to make a Donaire-Mares bout a reality. It was not just any offer either, $3 million is how much Golden Boy is willing to pay see this happen. Since that announcement, Mares and Donaire have been going at it via Twitter, though both are claiming to want the fight and denying liability...

Abner Mares: Nonito Donaire’s team turns down offer, Arum confirms he received contract from Golden Boy

The ongoing saga between Nonito Donaire and Abner Mares, and more importantly, between their respective promoters Top Rank and Golden Boy, got more interesting on Monday night. Abner Mares released a statement on both Twitter and Facebook, saying that Donaire's team turned down the $3 million offer to make the fight. The offer, which was previously refuted as being in existence...
Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.