Jhonny Gonzalez: Mares Rematch on March 8 or March 15

By Salvador Rodriguez

WBC featherweight champion Jhonny Gonzalez (55-8, 47KOs) expects the rematch with Abner Mares (26-1, 14KOs) to take place on either March 8 or March 15.

If the date lands on March 8th, it would be part of Saul "Canelo" Alvarez's undercard at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas.

The rematch was scheduled for February 15th at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, and had to be postponed when Mares suffered a rib injury.

They first met last August at the StubHub Center, where Gonzalez shockingly stopped Mares in the first round.

"I only know that Richard (Schaefer) - the CEO of Golden Boy - said it would take place in a month (from the old date). The date of March 15, which is unofficial, was being looked at for the fight. But on Monday Golden Boy is getting us a new date. We are not ruling out either that the fight will be on for March 8 in Las Vegas, on the same day Canelo Alvarez comes back. It may get the event more attention, but we'll be ready for any date," Gonzalez said.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Face Of Boxing on 01-05-2014

[quote=Jloro] Quote: Originally Posted by Jalisciense909 That's not what Schaefer was saying, but I hope it does end up on the Canelo undercard. I'll be at the Canelo fight on March 8th whether Mares is on there or not, but…

Comment by Face Of Boxing on 01-05-2014

[quote=Mike D] Man I can't wait for this fight. I'm nervous for Mares. It's not like I'm a huge fan of his or anything but if he gets KTFO again...his career will be f**ked. [/quote] how will his career be…

Comment by VAGAB0ND on 01-05-2014

[QUOTE=Jloro;14103206]Lol let's atleast get one boxer damn [SIZE="1"][I]Posted from App for Android[/I][/SIZE][/QUOTE] Who though? I'd say Erislandy Lara, but I doubt GBP puts him on the same card as Canelo. I doubt Broner would would fight on Canelo's undercard,…

Comment by Jloro on 01-05-2014

[quote=Jalisciense909] That's not what Schaefer was saying, but I hope it does end up on the Canelo undercard. I'll be at the Canelo fight on March 8th whether Mares is on there or not, but it'd be nice to see…

Comment by MEXGBP on 01-05-2014

I think the marez vs gonsalez card was not generating enough ticket sells, that is why it got cancel. ( they need to return my money the tickets I bought) I hope canelo fight lands in southern cali

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