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Promising Prospects Julian Ramirez, Dominic Breazeale & Gerald Washington on Orozco vs. Huerta Show Friday 24th!

by on Jan.15, 2014, under Boxing News

3-Division Champ Abner Mares to Meet Fans on Fight Night at Fantasy Springs Resort Casino in Indio, CA


Undefeated heavyweight prospect, Dominic Breazeale (photo courtesy of Breazealeboxing on Twitter)

Undefeated heavyweight prospect, Dominic Breazeale (photo courtesy of Breazealeboxing on Twitter)

INDIO, CA., January 13, 2014 — The full undercard lineup for the Jan. 24 installment of FOX Sports 1 and FOX Deportes’ Golden Boy Live! Series headlined by Antonio Orozco vs. Miguel Angel Huerta has been announced. The night of fights at Fantasy Springs Resort Casino in Indio, Calif. will feature featherweight phenomenon Julian “El Camaron” Ramirez in a co-main event matchup against the always tough Derrick Wilson in an 8 round fight, as well as undefeated heavyweight prospects Dominic “Trouble” Breazeale in the televised opener against Homer Fonseca and in non-televised action, the popular and exciting Gerald Washington will also be featured in undercard action.

Plus, fans in attendance at Fantasy Springs Resort Casino have the opportunity to meet and greet special guest Abner Mares, as the former Three-Division World Champion will be on site to take photos and sign autographs on fight night from 6:00 p.m-7:00 p.m. inside the Fantasy Springs Special Events Center. (continue reading…)

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Official Announcement on Jhonny Gonzalez vs. Abner Mares Postponement

by on Jan.07, 2014, under Boxing News

Future Date for Featherweight Title Rematch to be Announced


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LOS ANGELES, CA., Jan. 7, 2014  – Following a rib injury suffered in training, former three-division world champion Abner Mares has been forced to withdraw from his Saturday, Feb. 15 rematch with WBC Featherweight Champion Jhonny Gonzalez, causing a postponement of the entire SHOWTIME® televised event at STAPLES Center in Los Angeles.

A new date for the rematch will be announced once Mares is cleared to resume training. (continue reading…)

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Jhonny Gonzalez Knocks Out Abner Mares in First Round to Win WBC Featherweight Title in Upset of the Year Before 7,686 Fans

by on Aug.25, 2013, under Boxing News, Press Releases

Undefeated Leo Santa Cruz Captures WBC Super Bantamweight Crown With Third-Round Knockout Over Defending Champion Victor Terrazas; Replay Is Sunday, Aug. 25, at 9 a.m. ET/PT on SHOWTIME®

CARSON, CA, August 24, 2013 — In a leading candidate for Upset of the Year – and possible Knockout of the Year – former two-division world champion and knockout artist Jhonny Gonzalez (55-8, 47 KO’s) registered a stunning 2:55, first-round knockout over previously unbeaten Abner Mares (26-1-1, 14 KO’s) Saturday on SHOWTIME® before 7,686 loud and enthusiastic fans at StubHub Center in Carson, Calif.

Gonzalez’s shocking upset victory in the WBC featherweight title fight sets up a possible showdown with Leo Santa Cruz (25-0-1, 15 KO’s), who scored two knockdowns en route to an impressive third-round knockout over defending WBC super bantamweight champion Victor Terrazas (37-3-1, 21 KO’s) in the SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING co-feature. (continue reading…)

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Abner Mares, Anselmo Moreno, Vic Darchinyan and Don King International Conference Call Highlights

by on Nov.20, 2011, under Boxing News, Press Releases

LOS ANGELES, CA, November 16, 2011 — International Boxing Federation (IBF) and World Boxing Council (WBC) Silver Bantamweight Champion Abner Mares, World Boxing Association (WBA) Bantamweight Super Champion Anselmo Moreno, Two-Division World Champion Vic “The Raging Bull” Darchinyan and Hall of Fame Promoter Don King held a media conference call on Wednesday to discuss the upcoming SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING event on Saturday, Dec. 3, live on SHOWTIME® (9 p.m. ET/PT, delayed on the West Coast) from Honda Center in Anaheim, Calif.

In the main event, unbeaten rising star Mares (22-0-1, 13 KO’s), of Hawaiian Gardens, Calif., will defend his International Boxing Federation (IBF) and World Boxing Council (WBC) Silver Bantamweight Championship titles against the boxer he dethroned, former Two-Time IBF Bantamweight World Champion Joseph King Kong Agbeko (28-3, 22KO’s), of Accra, Ghana. (continue reading…)

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Joseph Agbeko and Abner Mares Final Press Conference Quotes

by on Aug.11, 2011, under Boxing News, Press Releases

Also Undercard Fighters Eric Molina, Eric Morel, Warren Browning & Carlos Molina

Telecast This Saturday, Aug. 13, Live on SHOWTIME® at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT; Non-Televised Undercard Fights Start at 3:30 p.m. PT

LAS VEGAS, NV, August 11, 2011 — You beat the best, you are the best and this Saturday, Aug. 13, the best bantamweight in the world will emerge when finalists Joseph King Kong Agbeko and Abner Mares clash in The Bantamweight Tournament Final: Winner Takes All live on SHOWTIME (10:00 p.m. ET/PT, delayed on the West Coast).

The highly anticipated matchup for Agbeko’s International Boxing Federation (IBF) bantamweight title and the promising, unbeaten Mares’ WBC Silver championship belt will take place at The Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada. (continue reading…)

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