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 Last update:  8/28/2013       Read more by Rick Reeno         
   
Mares Exercises Rematch Clause With Jhonny Gonzalez
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By Rick Reeno

Golden Boy Promotions CEO Richard Schaefer, and manager Frank Espinoza, have confirmed to BoxingScene.com that Abner Mares (26-1-1, 14KOs) has exercised his immediate rematch clause against WBC featherweight champion Jhonny Gonzalez (55-8, 47KOs).This past Saturday night in Carson, California - Gonzalez scored a major upset when he stopped Mares in ths first round. Mares got caught by Gonzalez's money punch - the left hook - and he never fully recovered.

Initially, Mares was going to take a rest until 2014, but now it appears the Mexican slugger is going to fight again in 2013 - against Gonzalez.

If Mares would have taken off until 2014, then Golden Boy, who hold controlling options on Gonzalez, were interested in matching him against Gary Russell Jr.

"Abner called me last night and asked me to get a hold of Golden Boy because he wants to exercise that rematch option. He wants to be the first guy to get a crack at Gonzalez before anyone else. He was in great shape for the fight on Saturday, he got caught in the first round and these things happen in boxing. Abner knows these things happen. Whether it's Roberto Duran or Lennox Lewis or Wladimir Klitschko - a lot of fighters have been caught early by a big punch - but then they came back even stronger. Abner is another fighter who I am confident will come back even stronger. He's a warrior and he's ready to get right back in there and get his title back," Espinoza told BoxingScene.com.

Schaefer has already informed Gonzalez and his handlers that Mares exercised the rematch clause.

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



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comment by Frank Ducketts, on 08-29-2013
Mares will be ok win or lose. Much respect. Shane rematched Forrest, Marquez Pac, Izzy Raf Marquez, the list goes on and on. There is no business decision when it comes to revenge. First round stoppage loss too. Kudos to Mares.

comment by Reloaded, on 08-29-2013
[QUOTE=SoggyLungs]yah mares is a good fighter....but nothing on the top ten p4p level...getting stopped in the first round by a past prime and shopworn fighter doesn't scream top ten p4p material...but props to him for wanting to rematch gonzalez...mares better remember to keep that right glove u...

comment by Sumthang bit me, on 08-29-2013
[quote=iloveboxing2] You compare Mares with V, are you out of your mind? Besides, it was totally different fight, V could have won the 1st fight if he was feeling OK. Mares is more like Marquez so get over it. Mares was KO'd in the 1st round, 1st round! live with it! Quote: Originally Posted...

comment by Sumthang bit me, on 08-29-2013
[quote=BoxingFan82] Quote: Originally Posted by CatchweightKing You're damn right I don't care. If you have not a care in the world for the health of the fighters in this sport, you're not a boxing fan. You're a troubled person. The next $600 you spend should be directed to a psychiatrist...

comment by iloveboxing2, on 08-29-2013
Oh, and you know what, you are an 1d10t! for asking that question!

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