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ABNER MARES RUMORS & GOSSIP

Abner Mares & Victor Ortiz quotes; both in action on Khan-Alexander undercard

“Hungry is the key word for me right now. I’m hungry to become a world champion again and to get back to where I was.” -- Abner Mares “I want to be one of the greats. I want to be the pound for pound king and I know what it takes to get there.” -- Victor Ortiz Former world champions Abner Mares and “Vicious” Victor Ortiz participated in a media workout on Tuesday at...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
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Mares & Ortiz Host LA Media Workout

BELL GARDENS, CA – On a rare rainy day in Los Angeles, tucked inside of the Del Mares boxing gym, former champions Abner Mares and Victor Ortiz hosted an open media workout ahead of their respective December 13th clashes on the ‘Royal Battle’ undercard in Las Vegas. Ortiz, who finds himself in a must win situation, faces off against Manuel Perez of Denver while Mares, in his...
Via BadCulture
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Canelo Vs. Lara Results: Abner Mares Decisions Jonathan Oquendo, Lackluster-Style

Abner Mares was recovering Saturday night from his first loss, a long layoff and adjusting to new trainer Virgil Hunter, and he got a clear decision win over Jonathan Oquendo in a style that was far less enthusiastic manner than we’re accustomed to seeing from him. It was the final bout before the main event on Showtime pay-per-view, Saul Alvarez vs. Erislandy Lara, and it was...
Via The Queensbury Rules
July 12, 2014  |  Discuss

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
July 01, 2014  |  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

Abner Mares says there is some ‘real bad blood’ between Canelo and Angulo

If the Saul “Canelo” Alvarez-Alfredo Angulo bout didn’t get your attention just yet maybe a little feud will get you pumped for the March 8 “Toe to Toe” PPV bout. Former WBC featherweight titlist Abner Mares said that there is some “real bad blood” between the two Mexican-born fighters. Mares said that Alvarez and Angulo have been at odds for some time over Angulo not...
Via Fight Hub TV
January 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Golden Boy Releases Statement On Mares Injury

LOS ANGELES, CA - Current WBC featherweight champion Jhonny Gonzalez and former champion Abner Mares were scheduled to meet on February 15th in a rematch of their August bout where Gonzalez shocked the world with the upset of the year, a round one knockout of Mares. On December 30th, the fight was postponed after the Mares camp announced an injury suffered to the rib during sparring...
Via BadCulture
January 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Official Abner Mares & Jhonny Gonzalez statements on rematch postponement, new date not yet announced

Following a rib injury suffered in training, Abner Mares has been forced to withdraw from his Saturday, Feb. 15 rematch with Jhonny Gonzalez, causing a postponement of the entire Showtime televised event at STAPLES Center in Los Angeles. A new date for the rematch of the 2013 Upset of the Year will be announced once Mares is cleared to resume training. "I'd like to apologize...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
January 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Gonzalez vs. Mares II Postponed, Mares Injured

LOS ANGELES, CA - According to multiple sources (ESPN.com, BoxingScene.com), the featherweight title rematch between Jhonny Gonzalez and Abner Mares scheduled for February 15th has been postponed due to an rib injury Mares suffered while sparring. Richard Schaefer, who spoke directly to ESPN.com, said the following: “I got a call from directly Abner [on Monday afternoon] and he...
Via BadCulture
December 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Sergio Thompson returns Saturday in Mexico, undefeateds Frankie Gomez & Adan Mares in action

World-ranked contender Sergio "Yeyo" Thompson will attempt to end 2013 on a high note on Saturday, Dec. 14 when he squares off with countryman Cesar "El Dolar" Chavez in the main event of Golden Boy Promotions' stellar card atthe Arena Quequi in Playa del Carmen, Quintana Roo Mexico. The Televisa/FOX Deportes fight card will also feature unbeaten junior welterweight...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
December 11, 2013  |  Discuss
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