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 Last update:  8/31/2013       Read more by Rene Umanzor         
   
Gonzalez: If I Were Mares, I Wouldn't Do Fast Rematch
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By Rene Umanzor

Jhonny González, the World Boxing Council (WBC) featherweight champion, has no problem with facing Abner Mares for a second time in a row, but doesn't think it's such a good idea. Last Saturday night in California, Gonzalez shocked the odds by scoring a first round knockout of Mares. There was a rematch clause, which Mares exercised a few days ago. The rematch should take place before the end of the year.

"The rematch [taking place] does not depend on me, it is a matter of what my promoters will present. I am ready for the moment they tell me to face this opponent or that opponent, with a good purse, and I'll go prepare myself," Gonzalez said. "If I were him, I would not do an immediate rematch after a knockout of that magnitude, because after such a defeat you are not doing well emotionally, but if his promoters are asking for it right now then we'll do the fight."

Rene Umanzor covers boxing for The Record.

Tags: Abner Mares , Jhonny Gonzalez , Mares vs. Gonzalez , Mares-Gonzalez



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comment by Check_hooks, on 08-31-2013
Jhonny's right. Hes gonna go into the rematch knowing for a fact that he can KO Mares in one round and Mares knows he can get KO'd in one round which means hes gonna fight scared. Mares's needs a better team around him advising him

comment by Jloro, on 08-31-2013
Sounds like he feels bad. Probably going to let him win the rematch Mitchell-Banks 2 style

comment by Bretty Poy32, on 08-31-2013
that was an early stoppage

comment by Godsfly, on 08-31-2013
mares is embarrassed by the loss rather then proving that he's a "warrior" he's embarrassed. wrong move on his part. mares needs lots and lots of sparring & a soft touch (let him build up his confidence) going into this rematch without any of that all because he's embarrassed is just dumb........

comment by dwighttsharpe, on 08-31-2013
Don't try to tell him Jhonny. Just end his azz!

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