Abner Mares

  • Official Weights: Cuellar vs. Mares

    Official weights for tonight’s WBA Featherweight World Championship fight between Jesus Cuellar and Abner Mares, scheduled for 12 Rounds. Jesus Cuellar – 124 Pounds Abner Mares – 126 Pounds Referee: Jack Reiss; Judges: Kermit Bayless (Calif.), Max DeLuca (Calif.), Dave Moretti (Nev.) In the co-feature, Jermall Charlo vs. Julian Williams...
  • NYSAC Cancels Mares vs. Cuellar Due To Medical Condition

    According to a LA Times report, the June 25th title fight between Abner Mares and Jesus Cuellar has been canceled by the New York State Athletic Commission due to Mares’ unspecified medical condition. Mares has fought with a noticeable eye condition for years and was approved to fight in...
  • Santa Cruz vs. Mares Delivers Largest Boxing Audience on ESPN Since February 1998

    The third edition of ESPN’s Premier Boxing Champions on ESPN presented by Corona Extra (PBC on ESPN) series—headlined by Leo Santa Cruz’s majority decision win over Abner Mares—on Saturday, Aug. 29, delivered the largest boxing audience on ESPN since February 1998 (02/22/98 Mark Johnson vs. Arthur Johnson). The Santa...
  • Santa Cruz defeats Mares in a Battle for L.A

    Photos: Suzanne Teresa, Premier Boxing Champions In a battle of Southern California featherweights, Leo “El Terremoto” Santa Cruz, (31-0-1, 17 KOs) defeated Abner Mares, (29-2-1, 15 KOs) by majority decision in a fight reminiscent of Mexican wars between boxing legends Marco Antonio Barrera and Erik Morales on Saturday night....
  • Leo Santa Cruz Media Workout!

    Photos: Suzanne Teresa/Premier Boxing Champions Undefeated two-division world champion Leo “El Terremoto” Santa Cruz held a media workout Tuesday at the Who’s Next Boxing Academy in La Puente, Calif., before his showdown with Abner Mares on Premier Boxing Champions on ESPN on Saturday, August 29 airing live from STAPLES...
  • Mares and Santa Cruz face off in L.A!

    Photos: Craig Bennet Mexican boxing stars Leo “El Terremoto” Santa Cruz (30-0-1, 17 KOs) and Abner Mares (29-1-1, 15 KOs) met today at Plaza Mexico to officially announce their Saturday, August 29 Premier Boxing Champions on ESPN showdown taking place at STAPLES Center. The fighters hosted an open-to-the-public press...
  • Official: Santa Cruz vs. Mares on Aug. 29th at the Staples Center!

    The highly anticipated showdown between undefeated star Leo “El Terremoto” Santa Cruz (30-0-1, 17 KOs) and former three-division world champion Abner Mares (29-1-1, 15 KOs) is official as the two beloved stars that call Southern California home will fight in their own backyard at STAPLES Center in Los Angeles...
  • John Molina and Abner Mares media workout!

    Photo Credit: Abel Madrid John “The Gladiator” Molina Jr. and Abner Mares held an open workout for Los Angeles media Wednesday before they lace up their gloves for the inaugural Premier Boxing Champions (PBC) on NBC show taking place Saturday, March 7 from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in...
  • Abner Mares returns on March 7th

    Former three-division world champion Abner Mares (28-1-1, 15 KOs) returns to the ring to face 2008 Mexican Olympian Arturo Santos Reyes (18-4, 5 KOs) on Saturday, March 7 live from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas in the primetime debut of the Premier Boxing Champions series on...