Mares requests likely rematch with Gonzalez

29
Aug

Mares requests likely rematch with Gonzalez

Abner Mares has requested an immediate rematch Jhonny Gonzalez, who stopped him in the first round this past Saturday to take the three-division titleholder’s WBC featherweight belt.

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27
Aug

Q&A: Mares wants Gonzalez rematch or Santa Cruz showdown

Abner Mares told RingTV.com that his stunning loss to Jhonny Gonzalez “woke up the beast that I had inside of me.” Mares says he’ll get right back in training and target Gonzalez for a rematch or Leo Santa Cruz.

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26
Aug

Schaefer eyes Gonzalez-Russell in the fall

Golden Boy Promotions CEO Richard Schaefer wants to match unbeaten prospect Gary Russell Jr. against newly crowned WBC featherweight beltholder Jhonny Gonzalez in November or December.

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26
Aug

Lem’s latest: Russell wants Gonzalez, then Mares

Unbeaten featherweight Gary Russell says he’d planned on facing Abner Mares later this year, but after Saturday’s result he’s targeting the man who took Mares’ title by first-round knockout.

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23
Aug

Lem’s latest: Mares rises from poverty to prominence

Abner Mares grew up poor and fending for himself in the streets but is now a married father of two girls and the wearer of championship belts in three divisions.

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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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16
Aug

Lampley calls Cruz ‘a hero’

HBO’s Jim Lampley draws on the experiences of his half-brother in showing his support for Orlando Cruz’s decision to declare his homosexuality and propose to his partner, Jose Manuel.

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15
Aug

Lem’s latest: Mares to show ‘elite’ talent versus Gonzalez

Unbeaten WBC featherwieght titleholder Abner Mares on his Aug. 24 fight with veteran two-division beltholder Jhonny Gonzalez: “You will see a different Abner Mares. I can’t wait to show that I’m one of the elite.”

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09
Aug

Lem’s latest: Golden Boy’s monster fall to boast two PPVs

The Sept. 14 Floyd Mayweather-Canelo Alvarez fight highlights a huge fall lineup for Golden Boy, with another pay-per-view event to follow on Nov. 9.

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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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