Jhonny Gonzalez-Abner Mares rematch slated for Feb. 15

19
Dec

Jhonny Gonzalez-Abner Mares rematch slated for Feb. 15

Abner Mares on his Feb. 15 rematch with Jhonny Gonzalez, whose first-round knockout victory dethroned him as WBC featherweight beltholder: “August 24 was his night, and I take nothing away from him, but Feb. 15 will be my night, and I’m going to get my title back.”

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25
Aug

Photo gallery: Gonzalez vs. Mares, Santa Cruz vs. Terrazas

Action shots from two title-winning knockouts in Carson, Calif.: Jhonny Gonzalez’s first-round KO of Abner Mares and Leo Santa Cruz’s third-round stoppage of Victor Terrazas. Photos by Naoki Fukuda.

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25
Aug

Gonzalez beats Mares with stunning first-round KO

Just when you thought you’d seen the knockout of the night, Jhonny Gonzalez defied all expectations and nabbed the upset with a first-round knockout of Abner Mares on Saturday in Carson, Calif.

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25
Aug

Undercard report: Orozco, Breazeale win by KOs

San Diego-based junior welterweight Antonio Orozco had few issues getting rid of Colombia’s Ivan Hernandez on the Abner Mares-Jhonny Gonzalez undercard.

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23
Aug

Mares, Gonzalez, Santa Cruz, Terrazas make weight

The main event fighters of Saturday’s Showtime Championship Boxing doubleheader made weight on Friday at the Biltmore Hotel in Los Angeles. Abner Mares weighed in at 125.5 pounds for his WBC featherweight title defense against Jhonny Gonzalez, who weighed 125 pounds.

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23
Aug

Showtime Sports to stream Mares-Gonzalez weigh-in today

Showtime Sports will stream today’s weigh-in for tomorrow’s featherweight showdown between WBC titleholder Abner Mares and two-division beltholder Jhonny Gonzalez taking place at StuHub Center in Carson, Calif. The weigh-in will stream live in high definition via Ustream and sports.sho.com/live at 3:00 p.m. ET / 12:00 p.m. PT.

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22
Aug

Gym Notes: Mares does whatever it takes to win

Abner Mares turned some hardcore fans off with his rugged – sometimes ruthless – fighting tactics in the past, but even his most ardent critics agree that his unpredictable style makes him one of boxing’s most effective world-class competitors. Mares was at his brutal best in a recent sparring session to prepare for Saturday’s showdown with Jhonny Gonzalez.

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22
Aug

Q&A: Victor Terrazas

Victor Terrazas isn’t going to allow Leo Santa Cruz to take his WBC 122-pound title without a hell of a fight this Saturday. The Guadalajara native had to overcome an impoverished childhood and survive a final-round knockdown in his hard-fought title win against Cristian Mijares to earn his place in boxing.

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21
Aug

Can Mares war with Gonzalez? Ask the experts

THE RING’s No. 5-rated pound-for-pound boxer, Abner Mares, will be in his sixth consecutive title bout and his eighth consecutive fight against a RING-ranked fighter when he faces Jhonny Gonzalez on Saturday.

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21
Aug

Lem’s latest: Mares-Gonzalez card announced

Olympians Dominic Breazeale and Joseph Diaz Jr., as well as unbeaten junior welterweight Antonio Orozco, have been added to Saturday’s Abner Mares-Jhonny Gonzalez card.

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