Found August 22, 2013 on
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Abner Mares has been through more than most over the course of his life. Most fight fans are at least somewhat familiar with his story and his background, but it's always intriguing to get another close look.
Here, in this special video feature, you'll learn a little bit more about Mares, what drives him, and where he's been in his life. You'll also see his family and his new house, and everything he has earned in his life. Take a look below.
Here's the official video description from Showtime:
From a two-bedroom apartment shared between 11 brothers and sisters to a sprawling new home in Southern California, Abner Mares has risen from poverty to a coveted spot in the top-10 pound-for-pound ranking. But Mares has never forgotten the hard work and sacrifices it's taken to capture world titles in three divisions and provide a better life for his family. Check out Mares discussing his newfound fame and fortune in this short feature. And don't miss the WBC Fe...
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Abner Mares just can’t get a easy fight these days. After knocking out power punching former champion Daniel Ponce De Leon to capture his third world title, Mares moves on to another heavy handed destroyer in Jhonny Gonzalez. Gonzalez, the former WBC featherweight champion has 46 knockouts in a career that has seen him win fifty-four times. Wow, talk about a veteran right?
This Saturday night on Showtime, a doubleheader featuring Abner Mares vs. Jhonny Gonzalez and Leo Santa Cruz vs. Victor Terrazas takes place. The official weigh-ins for the card were held this afternoon, and right here, you can find the complete Mares vs. Gonzalez weigh-in results and photos. Take a look.
Mares vs. Gonzalez Weights
Abner Mares: 125.5 lbs
We are two days away from championship boxing on Showtime as Abner Mares and Jhonny Gonzalez are soundly sleeping in their beds and awaiting their weigh in tomorrow. It is no secret that both fighters are friends and at one time former sparring mates. This makes the championship bout all the more interesting seeing they will be punching each others brains out on Saturday at The Stub...
The final press conference for the fight card that will take place this Saturday, Aug. 24, on Showtime from StubHub Center in Carson, Calif. was held on Thursday afternoon. Right here, you can find a complete collection of photos, quotes, notes and a video of the presser as well. Take a look.
OSCAR DE LA HOYA, President Golden Boy Promotions
“Jhonny Gonzalez brings a...
Saturday night on Showtime, an exciting doubleheader comes our way, with Abner Mares vs. Jhonny Gonzalez, and Leo Santa Cruz vs. Victor Terrazas. All four of the featured fighters took part in a media workout session this week to showcase their form leading up to their planed bouts this weekend.
Right here, you can find a huge collection of workout photos from Mares, Gonzalez, Santa...
Full weigh in results from Los Angeles,CA:
Abner Mares 125.5 vs. Jhonny Gonzalez 125
(WBC featherweight title)
Victor Terrazas 121 vs. Leo Santa Cruz 121.75
(WBC super bantamweight title)
Antonio Orozco 141.5 vs. Ivan Hernandez 141.5
Jesus Ruiz 122 vs. Enrique Quevedo 120.75
Full weigh in below!
Showtime will stream Friday's weigh-in for the highly anticipated showdown between WBC Featherweight Champion Abner Mares and former two-division champion Jhonny Gonzalez taking place this Saturday, Aug. 24, live on Showtime, immediately following the series premiere of ALL ACCESS: Mayweather vs. Canelo, from StuHub Center in Carson, Calif.
Right here, you can find the live stream...
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