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Abner Mares Sends a Warning Shot To The Elite of 122

By Jake Donovan - If Saturday’s performance wasn’t enough to declare Abner Mares already among the best super bantamweights in the world, then he certainly sent a hell of a warning shot. Mares had ...Read More

ShoStats: Abner Mares Lands 56% of His Power Shots

Warrior Abner Mares landed 56% of his power shots while averaging 65 punches thrown per round. Eric Morel hung tough, landing 20 of 80 punches in last round- his high totals for the fight. Mares clos...Read More

Photos: Mares vs Morel, Moreno vs De La Mora in Texas

El PASO, Texas – Abner Mares has power, he has speed, and now he has a second world championship belt. Mares, the 26-year-old undefeated Mexican American from Hawaiian Gardens, Calif., by way of Guad...Read More

Abner Mares vs. Eric Morel: The Pre-Fight Report Card

By Cliff Rold - After a barn burning run that included a Yonnhy Perez, the Showtime Bantamweight tournament, and a tournament final rematch, Abner Mares gets his breather. Right? Well, it’s what...Read More

Abner Mares Outworks Eric Morel To Capture WBC Title

Don Haskins Convention Center, El Paso, Texas - In a battle of former champions, Abner Mares (24-0, 13KOs) won a twelve round unanimous decision over Eric Morel (46-3, 23KOs) to capture the vacant WBC...Read More

CompuBox Historical Review: Abner Mares vs Eric Morel

CompuBox takes historical look at tonight's bout for the vacant WBC super bantamweight title. Abner Mares the busier fight and landed nearly twice as many punches per round than Morel. Morel landed ju...Read More

Photos/Weights: Mares vs Morel, Moreno vs De La Mora

By Jake Donovan - Abner Mares and Eric Morel both met the contracted terms of their 120 lb. catchweight bout during Friday's weigh-in. Mares weighed in at 119.6 lb, while Morel came in at 120 lb. even...Read More

Photos: Mares, Chemito, De La Mora, Morel TX Workouts

With just three days before their SHOWTIME World Championship Doubleheader, World Champions Abner Mares and Anselmo Moreno and their challengers, former Two-Time World Champion Eric Morel and bantamwe...Read More

Photos: Mares vs Morel, Moreno-De La Mora Final Presser

EL PASO, Texas – The four fighters who’ll compete in the SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING doubleheader this Saturday, April 21, live on SHOWTIME® (9:30 p.m. ET/PT, delayed on the West Coast) at UTEP’s Don...Read More

Video: Abner Mares Talks Morel Fight, Training, More

Luis Sandoval catches up with Abner Mares to discuss his upcoming fight with Eric Morel for the vacant WBC super bantamweight championship, training camp, and more. ...Read More

Mares on Morel Bout: The Hungrier Man is Going To Win

Eric Morel isn’t supposed to beat Abner Mares on Saturday night. Morel has won 11 straight fights, but he is 36 and nearly 10 years removed from his reign as an undefeated flyweight champion. The v...Read More

Mares Will Not Underestimate The Worth of Eric Morel

This Saturday night in El Paso, TX Abner Mares will be moving up a weight class and fighting for his second world title when he takes on veteran Eric Morel for the vacant WBC Super Bantamweight title ...Read More

Abner Mares is Ready To Conquer Next Division

By Jake Donovan - During his rise in the bantamweight division for Abner Mares, it was all about becoming the first home-grown fighter in the Golden Boy Promotions stable to win a championship. Mar...Read More

Abner Mares and Eric Morel Planning For War in El Paso

Eric Morel and Abner Mares will take contrasting plans into their WBC title fight on April 21. Morel has adopted a now-or-never attitude in his bid to become a world champion for the first time in ...Read More

Eric Morel Gets in 80 Rounds of Sparring For Mares Bout

Eric Morel, a former two-time world champion, is fully prepared for his next ring appearance, taking place on April 21 in El Paso, Texas. Morel takes on undefeated Abner Mares for the vacant WBC super...Read More

Photos: Abner Mares is Training Hard For Eric Morel

Former World Champion Abner Mares (Left) and President of Golden Boy Promotions Oscar de la Hoya (Right) pose on April 12, 2012 in Los Angeles, California during a media workout in preparation for Mar...Read More

Eric Morel Feels Abner Mares' Style is Tailor Made For Him

Two-time former world champion Eric Morel played down the desire of his upcoming opponent Abner Mares. They are going to clash in a Mexico vs. Puerto Rico battle on April 21 in El Paso, Texas, for the...Read More

Abner Mares Hopes To Defeat Eric Morel By Knockout

Abner Mares (23-0-1, 13 KO's) and Eric Morel (46-2, 23 KO's) are a month away from their high-stakes battle for the vacant World Boxing Council title at 122-pounds. ...Read More

Photos: Abner Mares, Eric Morel Face To Face in El Paso

Former World Champion Abner Mares (Left) and former Two-Time World Champion Eric Morel (Right) pose in El Paso, Texas at the press conference to officially announce their April 21, 2012 fight for the ...Read More

Eric Morel Hopes Mares Title Win Will Secure Big Names

Puerto Rico's Eric Morel is planning to win another world title on April 21st in El Paso, Texas, when he takes on undefeated Mexican fighter Abner Mares for the vacant super bantamweight crown of the ...Read More