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Mares Stops Ponce De Leon in Nine, Wins WBC Title

By Rick Reeno

MGM Grand, Las Vegas - Abner Mares (26-0, 14KOs) became a three division world champion with a ninth round stoppage of Daniel Ponce De Leon (44-5, 35KOs) to capture the WBC featherweight championship. Ponce was down twice in the fight.

After feeling each other out in round one, Mares started taking the fight to Ponce in the second and dropped him hard with a combination in the closing seconds. Ponce was having trouble with Mares' fast hands and accurate punches. Ponce was also telegraphing many of his punches and Mares saw them coming a mile away. Mares appeared to be wearing down in by the eight round as Ponce started coming on and bullying him around the ring. But during he ninth, Mares caught Ponce with a hard counter that send him down very hard. Ponce got up on unsteady legs. Mares starting unloading with both hands as pinned Ponce against the ropes and referee Jay Nady stepped in to stop it.

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

[QUOTE=Cuauhtémoc1520;13327318]Well then your name pigs fly is appropriate.[/QUOTE] thank you.....I was going to say that.....lol

Comment by garfios on 05-05-2013

[QUOTE=el***;13328211]Mares is going to get up in that Rigo ass. Theres a reason Donaire avoided him. Rigo ass is going to get mexicanized.[/QUOTE] If it was Rigondeaux landing and he will, that left hand, mares will still be out and…

Comment by TX_BOXNG on 05-05-2013

Mares won it but not easy, remember PDL beat Broner but he got robbed

Comment by KickAzz on 05-05-2013

mares always has favorable refs in his fight

Comment by MJ223 on 05-05-2013

[QUOTE=4Corners;13327570]Moreno is as good or better than anyone at 122 other than Donaire and Rigondeaux, who are both Top Rank. Oh and Top Rank declined a 3 million fee for Mares use to make the fight happen. Mares should have…

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