Originally written on Fight Hub TV  |  Last updated 10/7/14

LOS ANGELES - AUGUST 27: Abner Mares celebrates his victory against opponent Carlos Fulgencio on August 27, 2009 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Jacob de Golish/Getty Images)
by Mick Akers As one of the fighters in the co-featured bout on the Floyd Mayweather-Robert Guerrero fight card, Abner Mares will look to continue his undefeated streak as he takes on the dangerous Daniel Ponce de Leon on May 4 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nev. Mares (25-0-1, 13 KOs), a former junior featherweight title holder, is coming off a 12-round unanimous decision over the skilled Anselmo Moreno; handing Moreno his first loss in over 10 years. This will be Mares’ first fight at the 126-pound featherweight division, as he moved up from the junior featherweight division after making a bout with Nonito Donaire fell through. De Leon (44-4, 35 KOs) will present Mares with his biggest challenge to date, as de Leon currently holds the WBC featherweight title and has won 10-of-his-las-12 bouts. The two losses came at the hands of two of the biggest rising stars in boxing, Yuriorkis Gamboa and Adrien Broner which both went down in 2011. De Leon presents a danger in the ...
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