Jesus Cuellar vs. Abner Mares cancelled due to Mares medical issue

Just as one big fight gets announced or moves closer to coming to fruition, another falls to the wayside. So it is that the upcoming Jesus Cuellar vs. Abner Mares title fight scheduled for June 25th has been cancelled. What follows is the official announcement in its entirety from DiBella Entertainment. In it, they declare there it is a non life-threatening illness that does not...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Morales: Abner Mares at the crossroads of a fine career

Abner Mares has always been that fighter you want to see do well. He is never looking to fight a patsy. He wants to tangle with only the meanest hombres. It's his credo."Definitely, definitely," Mares said. "It will grab people's attention and that's the key point I want to make. I'm the type of fighter that wants to leave his career known as the fighter that never took an easy route...
Via LA Daily News
1 day ago

Boxing: Abner Mares eager to get back on the title track against Jesus Cuellar

Abner Mares’ fall from championship status took less than a full round. Three years ago, Mares, was unseated as WBC featherweight champion in a first-round knockout loss to Jhonny Gonzalez. It was his first professional defeat and one of the few...
Via The OC Register
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Abner Mares believes new camp & training with Robert Garcia gives him an edge

Abner Mares will be taking class, technique and power into the ring when he meets WBA Featherweight  titlist Jesus Cuellar on Saturday, June 25. Mares returns to the ring after a loss in one of 2015’s most-watched fights against featherweight world champion Leo Santa Cruz. In 2016 Mares changed his training camp to work with former world champion boxer and two-time “Trainer...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Abner Mares & Jesus Cuellar discuss upcoming clash

Abner Mares and Jesus Cuellar held a conference call to discuss their upcoming clash. Find all the quotes here. Abner Mares How are you guys doing? I’m truly, truly blessed and really excited to be showcased on such a big card as Thurman and Porter against a champion like Jesus Cuellar, a great champion and in his prime, in his time, young, strong. Just how I like them, man. These...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Santa Cruz Wears Down Mares, Wins Majority Decision

LOS ANGELES — In front of a lively Staples Center crowd, Leo Santa Cruz obtained L.A. bragging rights by defeating rival Abner Mares by majority decision (117-111 twice, 114-114). Both fighters engaged from the opening bell with vicious phonebooth exchanges. Mares mixed in counter-punching and movement with his attacks to gain an advantage. However, the tide shifted by the fifth...
Via BadCulture
August 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Leo Santa Cruz tops Abner Mares in slugfest

By Darryn Albert Nonstop action. A toe-to-toe deathmatch. Two relentless brawlers spilling each other’s blood inside of the ring. These were some of the selling points promised to us ahead of Saturday night’s Premier Boxing Champions showdown between Abner Mares and Leo Santa Cruz, a couple of the sport’s most highly touted up-and-coming offensive fighters. And boy, did we...
Via Larry Brown Sports
August 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Script Flipped: Leo Santa Cruz Outboxes Abner Mares

Abner Mares wanted to be volume-punching Leo Santa Cruz Saturday night on ESPN. Leo Santa Cruz was ready to be boxer-puncher Abner Mares if he needed to be. Santa Cruz did a better job of being himself and enough of being Mares to take the decision, winning a majority decision in a good, not great, fight. Mares came out so aggressive — so aggressive as to win the 1st round of the...
Via The Queensbury Rules
August 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Perfect Timing? With Both Fighters Struggling, Santa Cruz Vs Mares Could Be WWIII

There was a time, and it wasn’t that long ago, where the boxing world would have went bonkers over a fight between Leo Santa Cruz and Abner Mares. But, like countless fights through the years, this thing never came to fruition when both fighters were ripe. So when Santa Cruz and Mares go to battle Saturday night, on an ESPN broadcast of Al Haymon’s “Premier Boxing Champions...
Via The Queensbury Rules
August 27, 2015  |  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 prospect Frankie...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
December 11, 2013  |  Discuss

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