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Montiel Not Happy With News of Mares vs. Cuellar Clash

Triple world champion Fernando 'Kochulito' Montiel is not very happy with the news of Abner Mares challenging Argentine slugger Jesus Cuellar for the 'regular' featherweight title of World Boxing Asso...Read More

Abner Mares, Robert Garcia Confident of Shocking Jesus Cuellar

On Saturday night, former three division world champion Abner Mares (29-2-1, 15KOs) was scheduled to face Fernando Montiel in a Mexican war as part of a welterweight collision between Keith Thurman ...Read More

Showtime Announces Blockbuster Schedule

It’s been a slow year in general for the boxing world, as fans have patiently waited – perhaps to a fault – waiting for something to finally happen. The upcoming spring/early summer schedule is as ...Read More

March 12 Show Disbanded Following Thurman-Porter Fallout

Two days ago, March 12 carried an attractive centerpiece for boxing’s 2016 first quarter. The date now represents a gaping hole in the schedule. On the heels of the postponement of the welterweight...Read More

Fernando Montiel Says The Goal is To Knock Abner Mares Out

To avoid a controversial decision going against him, triple world champion Fernando 'Kochul' Montiel said that he will knock out Abner Mares on March 12 at the Mohegan Sun Casino in Connecticut. ...Read More

Jhonny Gonzalez Says Abner Mares Ran From Rematch

Former world champion Jhonny Gonzalez (59-10, 49KOs) has accessed Abner Mares (29-2, 15KOs) of running away from their rematch negotiations. ...Read More

Mares-Montiel Officially Set For Thurman vs. Porter Card

NEW YORK - Former three-division world champions Abner Mares and Fernando Montiel will square off in all-action co-feature on Saturday, March 12, live on CBS at 8:30 p.m. ET / 5:30 p.m. PT. ...Read More

Abner Mares Brings Robert Garcia on Board as Trainer

One door closes and another door opens. BoxingScene.com recently reported that former champion Brandon Rios parted ways with his longtime trainer Robert Garcia. It didn't take long for Garcia t...Read More

Abner Mares vs. Fernando Montiel Clash in Play For March?

Although there is still no agreement in place or a signed contract on the table, Fernando 'Kochul' Montiel has revealed that there are advanced negotiations for a possible showdown against fellow thre...Read More

Abner Mares Puts Gonzalez, Cuellar and Selby on Target List

BoxingScene.com posted a story on Saturday night regarding the possibility of a rematch between former champions Abner Mares and Jhonny Gonzalez on a March date. There are ongoing discussions between ...Read More

Abner Mares vs. Jhonny Gonzalez Rematch in Talks

According to Osvaldo Kuchle, promoter of Jhonny Gonzalez (59-10, 49 KOs), there are ongoing discussions to have his fighter face Abner Mares (29-2-1, 15 KOs) in a rematch of their August 2013 clash. ...Read More

Abner Mares Eyes Mid-February Return, Gary Russell Bout

Former three division world champion Abner Mares (29-2-1, 15KOs) is focused on landing another world title opportunity in 2016. After winning a ten round unanimous decision over Arturo Reyes in Ma...Read More

Abner Mares Wants To Face Gary Russell Jr. Next

The former three division world champion Abner Mares wants to fight for the WBC featherweight championship, which is in the firm southpaw grasp of Gary Russell (26-1, 15KOs). Mares held the title ...Read More

Mares Targets Immediate Rematch With Leo Santa Cruz

Triple world champion Abner Mares hopes to have a big fight in his next ring outing, either a rematch with Leo Santa Cruz or against Jhonny Gonzalez, and finally the championship bout against WBC feat...Read More

Santa Cruz vs. Mares A Huge Ratings Hit For PBC on ESPN

The August 29 edition of Premier Boxing Champions (PBC) on ESPN proved to be a success on every level. Airing live from the Staples Center in Los Angeles, the main event provided a Fight of the Year c...Read More

ESPN2, ESPN Deportes To Replay Santa Cruz-Mares

The staff at ESPN was so thrilled with the outcome of Saturday's edition of Premier Boxing Champions (PBC), that additional time will be dedicated this week to relive the glory. Leo Santa Cruz pic...Read More

Santa Cruz-Mares: Fun Night, But Not One To Remember

By Lyle Fitzsimmons - Most people got what they expected. Whether you’d picked Leo Santa Cruz or Abner Mares heading into Saturday night’s fight in Los Angeles, the overall result – a tough, compet...Read More

Leo Santa Cruz-Abner Mares: Post-Fight Report Card

The biggest win of his career might be seen as a validation against a lot of the recent criticism leveled at Leo Santa Cruz. It shouldn’t be. His performance against Abner Mares on Saturday nigh...Read More

Photo: Leo Santa Cruz-Abner Mares Scorecards

Staples Center, Los Angeles, California - Leo Santa Cruz (31-0-1, 17KOs) won a twelve round majority decision over former three division world champion Abner Mares (29-2-1, 15KOs) in a fight filled wi...Read More

Leo Santa Cruz Edges Abner Mares in Battle of LA

By Francisco Salazar - LOS ANGELES, Calif. - It lived up to expectations. Probably exceeded them. Leo Santa Cruz and Abner Mares brought it for 12 rounds, giving the announced crowd of 13,109 at St...Read More