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ABNER MARES RUMORS & GOSSIP

Abner Mares talks about comeback fight against Jonathan Oqunedo

On the July 12th Canelo Alvarez vs. Erislandy Lara pay-per-view card, Abner Mares makes his long-awaited return to the ring, taking on Jonathan Oquendo. The two fighters held a conference call to discuss the fight, and right here, you can find the full collection of quotes from both men. Jonathan Oquendo I want to thank Golden Boy Promotions. I want to thank PR Boxing, the promoters...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Cristian Mijares, Jose Salgado, Adan Mares in action in Mexico this Saturday

On Saturday, June 21, Golden Boy Promotions is pleased to present a hard-hitting doubleheader from the Hotel Grand Oasis in Cancun, Quintana Roo, Mexico, featuring former world champion Cristian Mijares vs. Argentina's Sebastian Rodriguez, plus an NABF Junior Bantamweight Title fight between Jose Salgado and Oscar Blanquet. In non-televised action, rising junior lightweight star...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Abner Mares: “I’ll be back June 21st”

LOS ANGELES, CA - Also ringside Saturday at USC’s Galen Center for the Stiverne vs. Arreola WBC title fight was former WBC/IBF champion Abner Mares. Mares, who’s been out of action due to injury since suffering a loss to Jhonny Gonzalez in August of last year, talked about the night’s action and his desire to get back in the ring. Mares predicts a return to the ring this June...
Via BadCulture
May 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Jhonny Gonzalez Upsets Abner Mares With Devasting 1st Round KO (Video)

Abner Mares came into this fight with everything in his favor. The crowd booed his opponent, Jhonny Gonzalez, from opening introductions and chehim loud loudly. Mares also boasted an undefeated record and was touted as one of Golden Boy’s next big stars. That all came to an end when the heavy handed veteran Gonzalez landed a perfectly placed left hand with only less than a minute...
Via BlackSportsOnline
August 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Abner Mares Defends WBC Featherweight World Championship Against Former Two-Division World Champion Jhonny Gonzalez

Also on the card, Former IBF Bantamweight World Champion Santa Cruz Challenges WBC Super Bantamweight World Champion Victor Terrazas
Via Halestorm Sports
July 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Mares stops Ponce De Leon in 9th round

Abner Mares moved up in weight and didn't miss a beat, stopping Daniel Ponce De Leon in the ninth round Saturday night to win a piece of the featherweight title. Mares landed a right hand counter to drop Ponce De Leon, then swarmed all over him before referee Jay Nady moved in to stop the fight at 2:20 of the round. Mares, a former batamweight and super batamweight champion...
Via Fox Sports
May 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Video: Ponce de Leon vs. Mares, friends turned foes

When Daniel Ponce de Leon and Abner Mares step into the ring with one another on Saturday night, as the co-feature bout underneath the Mayweather-Guerrero match, it will be another case of friends turned foes. The two men have been through many similar circumstances, and each is vowing to put on a great show on Saturday night, but also to ensure himself of victory. Watch this special...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
April 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Daniel Ponce De Leon vs. Abner Mares April 20: It’s Official

ESPN’s Dan Rafael reports via Twitter that Daniel Ponce De Leon (44-4, 35 KOs) is officially set to defend his WBC featherweight championship against Abner Mares (25-0-1, 13 KOs) on April 20, live on Showtime Championship Boxing. For Abner Mares, this represents another step up in weight after the shortest of sojourns into the junior [...]
Via MyBoxing
February 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Mares vs. Morel official for El Paso, TX – tickets on sale this Saturday

In 2011, former Mexican Olympian Abner Mares left his mark on the professional boxing world by winning and defending his first world championship at bantamweight against former World Champion Joseph King Kong Agbeko. Now, on Saturday, April 21 Mares will begin his quest for a world title in a second weight class as he moves up in weight to take on former World Champion Eric...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
March 15, 2012  |  Discuss

Mares vacates IBF bantamweight title

Abner Mares, who just made the first defense of his IBF bantamweight belt last December against former champion Joseph Agbeko, has opted to vacate his title rather than face mandatory challenger, South Africa's Vusi Malinga. The decision to vacate paves the way for Malinga to face Filipino AJ Banal for the vacant title. Mares, who just won the belt by beating Agbeko as part...
Via Fox Sports
February 08, 2012  |  Discuss
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