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As three-division world champ Abner Mares looks to continue his winning ways in the ring, he should have no problem in doing so against longtime veteran Jhonny Gonzalez on August 24 at the StubHub Center in Carson, Calif.
Mares, the reigning WBC lightweight champion, is coming off his ninth round TKO victory over Daniel Ponce De Leon on the Floyd Mayweather-Robert Guerrero undercard in May and has all the momentum and the Southern California crowd in his favor.
Gonzalez will be a virtual no-show in the ring as he was at the press conference, as he has fought mostly marginal opponents over the last several years.
When Gonzalez faced his only quality opponent in that time in De Leon in 2012, he lost via technical decision after a huge cut occurred over Gonzales’ right eye in Round 8. The bout went to the score cards at that point, and De Leon won unanimously.
Mares is steadily making waves in the boxing world, especially after moving up to featherweight and disposing of De Leon to nab...
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Yesterday, we brought you the announcement that Abner Mares vs. Johnny Gonzalez will headline an August 24 Showtime-televised card in Carson, California, and that Leo Santa Cruz would be in the co-feature taking on Victor Terrazas. The official press conference to announce the event was held, and right here, you'll find a collection of quotes, photos and more from the event....
On the verge of becoming boxing's next superstar, Abner Mares, of Hawaiian Gardens, Calif. by way of Guadalajara, Mexico, has won three divisional world titles in less than two years. On Saturday, August 24, he will return home to Southern California to defend his title against a man hungry to take that belt back, Mexico City's former champion Jhonny Gonzalez, at StubHub...
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Also on the card, Former IBF Bantamweight World Champion Santa Cruz Challenges
WBC Super Bantamweight World Champion Victor Terrazas