Q&A: Mares preps for powerful Gonzalez

24
Jul

Q&A: Mares preps for powerful Gonzalez

Abner Mares on Jhonny Gonzalez: “Without ranking them, I would definitely say that he is one of the most difficult fighters that I will be facing, because, if you look at his record, he’s definitely a power puncher.”

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08
Jul

Rigondeaux on Oct. 5 Cotto card?

Miami resident Guillermo Rigondeaux might make sense on a Florida-based Oct. 5 Miguel Cotto card.

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22
May

Lem’s latest: Mares says Russell ‘hasn’t fought anybody’

Unbeaten three-division titlewinner Abner Mares on a potential matchup with prospect Gary Russell Jr.: “Whenever this fight with Gary Russell were to happen, we’ll find out then if I’m tailor-made for him.”

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15
May

Q&A: Schaefer discusses Mares, Santa Cruz

Both Abner Mares and Leo Santa Cruz are causing a buzz after stepping up in weight and knocking out their respective opponents.

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11
May

Referee Mora rises from career low

“I really felt like there was a death…I knew that I had made a horrible call in the 11th round,” Nevada referee Russell Mora told RingTV.com of his failure to penalize Abner Mares for clear low blows in the first Joseph Agbeko fight.

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09
Apr

Q&A: Mares to ‘please the crowd’ vs. Ponce de Leon

Former WBC 122-pound titleholder Abner Mares on his upcoming fight with Daniel Ponce de Leon on the Mayweather-Guerrero card: “I’m taking this big step and I hope that we can steal the show that night.”

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08
Apr

Mares: Donaire KOs Rigondeaux in seven

Former WBC 122-pound titleholder Abner Mares on the Nonito Donaire-Guillermo Rigondeaux junior featherwieght championship bout: “I see Nonito winning by knockout. I estimate a seven-round knockout by Nonito if Rigondeaux doesn’t just run and box all night.”

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01
Nov

Lem’s latest: Moreno calls Mares ‘just another opponent’

“I’m very hungry for this fight, and that’s what’s going to carry me to victory,” said once-beaten Anselmo Moreno, who will make his 122-pound debut on Nov. 10 against undefeated WBC tltleholder Abner Mares.

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01
Nov

Mares eyes Moreno, wants Donaire

If Abner Mares could have chosen an opponent other than Anselmo Moreno, he said, “I would have taken, hands down, the Nonito Donaire fight.”

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13
Apr

Q&A: Morel is confident going against Mares

Eric Morel on Abner Mares: “His style is perfect for mine. I’m aware of his power and I’m aware of everything that he can bring. I’m confident that I can pull it off.”

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