Found February 26, 2013 on
Pro Boxing Fans:
Abner Mares will challenge Daniel Ponce de Leon for his WBC Featherweight title on April 20, in a Showtime-televised fight from the Home Depot Center in Carson, California. It will be the first fight at 126 lbs for Mares, who decided to move up in weight after not landing the fight against Nonito Donaire, and it represents a tough challenge in his debut, and a better fight than expected, as his team initially said it would simply test the waters.
Mares vs. Ponce de Leon was originally rumored to be on the Floyd Mayweather vs. Robert Guerrero and Saul "Canelo" Alvarez vs. Austin Trout supercard, but apparently that was too good to be true, and the fight will be held on Showtime a few weeks prior.
Credit: Esther Lin / Showtime
Mares vs. Ponce is a great, meaningful match-up, and it should be a fun one to watch. Ponce is tough and brings a punch, and has continually improved over the years. Mares just doesn't know how to lose, but he'll run into a guy here who he like...
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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 [...]
With the official announcement that Daniel Ponce De Leon (44-4, 35 KOs) is set to take on Abner Mares (25-0-1, 13 KOs) for the WBC featherweight championship of the world, the time is right to start speculating as to who will win and why. With that in mind, here’s four reasons why Daniel Ponce De [...]
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Robert Guerrero has been calling out Floyd Mayweather Jr. since
he was an obscure, skinny 135-pounder with no logical chance of
getting a fight with boxing's pound-for-pound champion.
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@floydmayweather hope u liked working corners I’m gonna make...