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

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)
Golden Boy Promotions saved face today, and made a very smart decision, in moving the Abner Mares vs. Daniel Ponce de Leon WBC Featherweight title fight back onto the May 4th Floyd Mayweather vs. Robert Guerrero Showtime Pay-Per-View. It saves the faltering once mega-card from becoming a one-trick pony. It took just a few days for a three fight bonanza, with Mayweather vs. Guerrero, Mares vs. Ponce de Leon and Saul "Canelo" Alvarez vs. Austin Trout, to devolve into three separate fight cards. First, the Mares-Ponce fight was moved to April 20. However, Canelo vs. Trout was then moved to the same date, but from San Antonio, as opposed to California. Canelo essentially needed a signed guarantee that he would be Mayweather's next opponent in September, assuming they each won their respective bouts, to be happy in also-ran status on May 4. Credit: Golden Boy When Mayweather balked, Canelo and his team went elsewhere. Personally, I believe that to be a shortsighted decision, and a failur...
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