Advertisement
Advertisement
Boxingscene.com

Jhonny Gonzalez Wants Abner Mares To Accept Fight

By Miguel Rivera

Two division world champion Jhonny Gonzalez (54-8, 46KOs) has launched a challenge at the newly crowned World Boxing Council (WBC) featherweight champion Abner Mares (26-0-1, 14KOs). Gonzalez lost the the WBC crown to Daniel Ponce De Leon via technical decision last September. Last Saturday in Las Vegas, Mares stopped Ponce De Leon in nine rounds to capture the belt.

Gonzalez had a rematch clause with Ponce, but now Mares holds the title. Gonzalez has already won two bouts since the loss to Ponce.

"I would have liked a rematch with Ponce de Leon, but now Abner Mares has the championship and we want to fight for the title. Abner has shown that he is not afraid of anybody," said González. "After the performance he gave on Saturday, knocking out Ponce, we know it will be a very difficult fight, but we have the discipline and skills to dethrone Mares. It will certainly be a war between Mexicans, the kind the fans love."

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Suavecito80 on 05-10-2013

Mares by KO.

Comment by Hilis on 05-10-2013

This fight actually makes alotta sense; gonzales had the rematch clause and Mares has an optional defense before taking on his WBC mandatory...why not?

Comment by -PBP- on 05-09-2013

I'd rather Jhonny be Gary Russell Jr's TBA for July and the winner of that fight Mares.

Comment by Ringlife on 05-09-2013

I like the fight make it happen GBP.

Comment by axo90 on 05-09-2013

Abner takes this one I think

Post a Comment - View More User Comments (10)
Top Headlines Mayweather: I'm Taking Bigger Risk Than McGregor; Legacy on Line Nicholas Walters Cancels His Return Due To Illness, Eyes Fall Bout Shakur Stevenson: I Plan on Taking Over The Sport of Boxing Paddy Barnes To Return On October 6 In Scotland Whyte: We Are Trying To Make Noise To Get The Wilder Fight White: Malignaggi Had To Leave, He Got His Ass Whooped Bad! Billy Dib vs. Guillaume Frenois Eliminator For Gervonta Davis Terence Crawford-Julius Indongo: Risk All Around Mayweather: McGregor 'Extremely Dirty' Even With Cortez in Camp McGregor: I'm Confident I'll Walk Through Mayweather's Shots Arum Aims To Finalize Pacquiao-Horn Rematch Soon, at Suncorp Beterbiev-Koelling, Magdaleno-Juarez To Land at Cosmo in Vegas Video: Bryant Jennings Talks Joseph Parker, Future Plans Video: Julius Indongo Ready For Terence Crawford Showdown Video: Dillian Whyte Talks Wilder, Parker, American Debut Frampton vs. Gutierrez Will Not Be Rescheduled, Now Cancelled Mayweather Assesses What He Saw in McGregor-Malignaggi Sparring Mike Gavronski vs. Bryan Vera Set For September 9 Espinoza on Why SHO Rejected McGregor-Malignaggi Footage Alex Saucedo vs. Gustavo Vittori on Top Rank's Sept. 22 Card Bob Arum Talks Vasyl Lomachenko vs. Guillermo Rigondeaux News: Andre Ward Update, Cornflake LaManna, Lucien Reid, More David Benavidez vs. Ronald Gavril Lands on Showtime, Sept. 8 Photos: Alberto Machado, Carlos Morales - Ready For War Photos: Crawford, Indongo - Face To Face at Final Presser Anthony Joshua: No Problem Fighting Luis Ortiz, But Pulev is Next Floyd Mayweather With New Venture, Starts Gym Franchise McGregor 'Very Pleased' With NSAC Picks for Referee, Judges Shawn Porter Withdraws From Thomas Dulorme Clash Skoglund Sparring With Kessler, Ready To Shock Callum Smith Kopylenko vs. Scott Set For September 15 in Rosemont Tyron Zeuge vs. Isaac Ekpo Ordered To Purse Bid on August 28 Roach Says He'll Pick Sparring Partners for Pacquiao This Time Indongo Does Not Rule Out Lipinets Mandatory Showdown Roach: Mikey Garcia Wants Pacquiao - I'd Love To See That Fight! Sanchez: Canelo Best Counter-Puncher, Not Biggest Puncher for GGG Cleverly: Me and Badou Jack Could Be 'Real Fight' of The Night Maurice Hooker on Return, Feels Crawford Will Stop Indongo Late Bradley Skeete Vows To Chase Down Jeff Horn Title Fight Arum Eyes Joseph Parker vs. Bryant Jennings, Next Spring on ESPN
Advertisement

Latest Active Forum Threads
Advertisement
Advertisement