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Abner Mares says there is some ‘real bad blood’ between Canelo and Angulo

If the Saul “Canelo” Alvarez-Alfredo Angulo bout didn’t get your attention just yet maybe a little feud will get you pumped for the March 8 “Toe to Toe” PPV bout. Former WBC featherweight titlist Abner Mares said that there is some “real bad blood” between the two Mexican-born fighters. Mares said that Alvarez and Angulo have been at odds for some time over Angulo not...
Via Fight Hub TV
January 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Abner Mares withdraws from Gonzalez rematch due to rib injury

Following a rib injury suffered in training, former world champion boxer Abner Mares has withdrawn from his February 15 rematch with WBC Featherweight Champion Jhonny Gonzalez, causing a postponement of the entire card.The injury constitutes another setback to a talented young fighter whose career seems to have temporarily stalled since his surprise knockout loss to Gonzalez."...
Via The Daily Sports Herald
January 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Abner Mares statement regarding injury

Following a rib injury suffered in training, former three-division world champion Abner Mares has been forced to withdraw from his Saturday, Feb. 15 rematch with WBC Featherweight Champion Jhonny Gonzalez, causing a postponement of the entire SHOWTIME® televised event at STAPLES Center in Los Angeles.
Via Ringnews24
January 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Golden Boy Releases Statement On Mares Injury

LOS ANGELES, CA - Current WBC featherweight champion Jhonny Gonzalez and former champion Abner Mares were scheduled to meet on February 15th in a rematch of their August bout where Gonzalez shocked the world with the upset of the year, a round one knockout of Mares. On December 30th, the fight was postponed after the Mares camp announced an injury suffered to the rib during sparring...
Via BadCulture
January 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Official Abner Mares & Jhonny Gonzalez statements on rematch postponement, new date not yet announced

Following a rib injury suffered in training, Abner Mares has been forced to withdraw from his Saturday, Feb. 15 rematch with Jhonny Gonzalez, causing a postponement of the entire Showtime televised event at STAPLES Center in Los Angeles. A new date for the rematch of the 2013 Upset of the Year will be announced once Mares is cleared to resume training. "I'd like to apologize...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
January 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Gonzalez vs. Mares II Postponed, Mares Injured

LOS ANGELES, CA - According to multiple sources (ESPN.com, BoxingScene.com), the featherweight title rematch between Jhonny Gonzalez and Abner Mares scheduled for February 15th has been postponed due to an rib injury Mares suffered while sparring. Richard Schaefer, who spoke directly to ESPN.com, said the following: “I got a call from directly Abner [on Monday afternoon] and he...
Via BadCulture
December 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Jhonny Gonzalez vs. Abner Mares II officially announced, tickets on sale Friday

Golden Boy Promotions will present a rematch of one of 2013's biggest upsets when Jhonny Gonzalez defends his WBC Featherweight World Championship against  Abner Mares, on Saturday, Feb.15 from STAPLES Center in Los Angeles, Calif. live on Showtime. In their first bout on Aug. 24, 2013, at the StubHub Center in Carson, Calif., hard-hitting Gonzalez shocked the world with a first...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
December 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Sergio Thompson returns Saturday in Mexico, undefeateds Frankie Gomez & Adan Mares in action

World-ranked contender Sergio "Yeyo" Thompson will attempt to end 2013 on a high note on Saturday, Dec. 14 when he squares off with countryman Cesar "El Dolar" Chavez in the main event of Golden Boy Promotions' stellar card atthe Arena Quequi in Playa del Carmen, Quintana Roo Mexico. The Televisa/FOX Deportes fight card will also feature unbeaten junior welterweight...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
December 11, 2013  |  Discuss

HATR – Mares vs Gonzalez II in 2014, Toney Returns

LOS ANGELES, CA - Another week is upon us and another opportunity to watch the ring turn. Here’s a quick peek of what’s happening around the squared circle. Mares vs. Gonazalez II Happening in 2014 According to BoxingScene.com, a rematch between Abner Mares and Jhonny Gonzalez will be happening sometime in 2014. As you recall, Mares was well on his way to be crowned a pound for...
Via BadCulture
October 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Weekend Afterthoughts On Abner Mares' Mistake And Standing; Mike Tyson's Sobriety; More

That's Canelo Alvarez getting his romance novel cover on, from a still from Saturday's episode of All Access. The episode gave people plenty of things to laugh about and talk about besides Canelo's topless bareback adventure, which marks an improvement from the Showtime series' handling of Floyd Mayweather's last fight. We had Mayweather vocally hoping that the...
Via The Queensbury Rules
August 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Jhonny Gonzalez talks his decision to use the left hook instead of boxing in knocking out Abner Mares

It was a shocking main event last night at The Stub Hub Center as veteran hard punching Jhonny Gonzalez reclaimed his WBC featherweight title by knocking out friend Abner Mares in the first round of their Showtime main event. Both fighter had practically not even warmed up as Gonzalez landed a perfect left hook in the final minute of the first stanza. Mares, showing true heart and...
Via Fight Hub TV
August 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Jhonny Gonzalez Upsets Abner Mares With Devasting 1st Round KO (Video)

Abner Mares came into this fight with everything in his favor. The crowd booed his opponent, Jhonny Gonzalez, from opening introductions and chehim loud loudly. Mares also boasted an undefeated record and was touted as one of Golden Boy’s next big stars. That all came to an end when the heavy handed veteran Gonzalez landed a perfectly placed left hand with only less than a minute...
Via BlackSportsOnline
August 25, 2013  |  Discuss

In a shocking upset Johnny Gonzalez starches Abner Mares in the first round to become the WBC featherweight world champion

This loss should not affect Mares rise to stardom!
Via Halestorm Sports
August 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Video: Watch Jhonny Gonzalez KO Abner Mares; plus fight photos & fighter quotes

In a leading candidate for Upset of the Year – and possibly Knockout of the Year – former two-division world champion and one of the hardest hitters in the sport Jhonny Gonzalez (55-8, 47 KO’s) registered a stunning first-round knockout over previously unbeaten Abner Mares (26-1-1, 14 KO’s) Saturday on Showtime before 7,686 loud and enthusiastic fans at StubHub Center in...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
August 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Leo Santa Cruz and Jhonng Gonzalez Score Big Knockouts

Saturday night at the StubHub Center, formally the Home Depot Center in Carson, CA, Leo Santa Cruz and Abner Mares starred as the co-main eventers in what was expected to be the next fight before they would be paired off in a mega Los Angeles based area fight most likely to be fought at a catch weight of 124 pounds. All each fighter had to do was beat their respective opponents,...
Via Overtime
August 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Leo Santa Cruz and Jhonng Gonzalez Score Big Knockouts

Saturday night at the StubHub Center, formally the Home Depot Center in Carson, CA, Leo Santa Cruz and Abner Mares starred as the co-main eventers in what was expected to be the next fight before they would be paired off in a mega Los Angeles based area fight most likely to be fought at a catch weight of 124 pounds. All each fighter had to do was beat their respective opponents,...
Via Overtime
August 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Gonzalez KO's Mares in first

Jhonny Gonzalez stopped Abner Mares late in the first round Saturday night, reclaiming the WBC featherweight title in stunning fashion. Gonzalez (55-8, 47 KOs) dropped the previously unbeaten Mares twice late in the first round, flattening the 126-pound belt-holder with a left hook. Mares appeared to be hurt when he got back up, and the Mexican challenger knocked him down again...
Via Fox Sports
August 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Jhonny Gonzalez With Stunning Knockout of Abner Mares

In a shockingly fast bout, 31-year-old Jhonny Gonzalez (55-8, 47 KOs) knocked out the then-current WBC champion Abner Mares. The knockout came just five seconds before the end of round one and on the second of two crushing knockdowns, Saturday night in California. Though Mares came in the obvious favorite, there was no doubt that […]
Via MyBoxing
August 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Jhonny Gonzalez Scores Massive Upset With 1st Round KO Of Abner Mares

What an upset. But it made sense. It's the kind that can always happen when you're in the ring against someone with Jhonny Gonzalez's dynamite, as Abner Mares discovered Saturday on Showtime. Mares, in his second fight at featherweight and climbing the pound-for-pound rankings of best fighters in any division, couldn't make it out of the very 1st round as Gonzalez...
Via The Queensbury Rules
August 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Jhonny Gonzalez pulls off the shocker, KOs Abner Mares in 1st round

Shocking Mares vs. Gonzalez Results: Jhonny Gonzalez, one of the sport's hardest hitters, lived up to his reputation on Saturday evening, by pulling off the shocker and stopping Abner Mares in Round 1 of their featherweight championship fight. With the win, Gonzalez retakes his title, which he had lost to Daniel Ponce de Leon, and reaffirms his status at the top of the sport...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
August 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Abner Mares vs. Jhonny Gonzalez full weigh in video and results

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!
Via Fight Hub TV
August 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Mares vs. Gonzalez weigh-in results & photos

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 Jhonny Gonzalez...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
August 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Video: Live Abner Mares vs. Jhonny Gonzalez weigh-in live stream video

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...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
August 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Abner Mares vs. Jhonny Gonzalez: final press conference highlights

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...
Via Fight Hub TV
August 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Abner Mares vs. Jhonny Gonzalez: final press conference highlights

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...
Via Fight Hub TV
August 23, 2013  |  Discuss

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