Originally written on Pro Boxing Fans  |  Last updated 9/27/14

LOS ANGELES, CA - AUGUST 27: Abner Mares of Montebello, CA faces of against his opponent Carlos Fulgencio who weighed in at 119.6 on August 26, 2009 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Jacob de Golish/Getty Images)
Fight Pick & Preview: Abner Mares vs. Daniel Ponce de Leon On the chief supporting bout to Mayweather-Guerrero, WBC Featherweight Champion Daniel “Ponce” De Leon takes on Abner Mares. De Leon scored an upset by stopping Jhonny Gonzalez for the belt in September. The unbeaten Mares, meanwhile, is gunning for a title in his third weight class, previously holding belts at 118 and 122 pounds. This should be a heck of a fight. I think both men are underrated. De Leon, 32, had been largely blown-off until showing what he still had left against Gonzalez. Mares, while unbeaten, is finding it difficult to crack into the upper-pantheon of championship-level fighters. The winner of this fight will give his career a big boost and be in line to accomplish something truly significant. Date: May 4, 2012 Site: MGM Grand Arena, Las Vegas, Nevada Weight Class: WBC Featherweight Championship: 12 Rounds Daniel “Ponce” De Leon, 44-4 (35 KOs), Chihuahua, Mexico, WBC Featherweight Champion vs. Abn...
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