Abner Mares: I'll Fight Anybody, But I Deserve a Vacation

By Edward Chaykovsky

Former three division world champion Abner Mares (26-1-1, 14KOs) wants to take a vacation and spend some time with his family before returning to the ring. On Saturday, he was knocked out in the first round by Jhonny Gonzalez after getting clipped by a big left and then dropped twice before the referee waved the fight off. There is a rematch clause and Mares does have the option of facing Gonzalez next, but it appears that he might take a few months to relax before going in that direction.

"He beat me. He was the better man. When I got up I wasn't hurt in my head, but legs were not there. I'm just going to go back to the drawingboard. I'll fight anybody, I'm not here to take an easy fight just because I got knocked out. I'm here to fight. Losing...this is a learning experience and I'm going to learn from it. I want to see my family, that's the most important thing to me. I've had tough fight after tough fight and I think I deserve a vacation now," Mares said.

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by FrankieClutch on 08-27-2013

This guy is a warrior man! What a humble dude.

Comment by Lords on 08-26-2013

actually you don't deserve a vacation after that performance.

Comment by kmas-ski on 08-26-2013

[QUOTE=NearHypnos;13686388]Lol he got KTFO there's no an excuse lol. He seemed embarassed and ashamed when giving his family the message make no mistake about it he was crushed. You could see he was trying to keep it Im use to…

Comment by NearHypnos on 08-26-2013

[QUOTE=kmas-ski;13685323]Thank u! I got torched by the Mares alter boys for suggesting thee exact same thing. I see Ortiz all in this kid. His nonchalant attitude aftet this kind of lost is suspect imo.[/QUOTE] Lol he got KTFO there's no…

Comment by FerFal'sStepDad on 08-26-2013

I think a nice getaway to Paris with Khan would be great. :dance: If he waits a few weeks, he can go with Lucas and Khan too.

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