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Photos: Abner Mares Receives WBC Title From Sulaiman

By Pepe Rodriguez

Abner Mares received his WBC featherweight title from World Boxing Council President Jose Sulaiman, during a press event in Mexico. Mares stopped champion Daniel Ponce De Leon on May 4th at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. Mares had previously held major titles at bantamweight and super bantamweight.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Carlos Alberto on 05-15-2013

[QUOTE=Big Rigg;13369329]Good for Mares but I can't stand that fat piece of sh1t Suliaman. The WBC also favors Mexican fighters way too much. I get that it's like a Mexican based sanctioning body but still, there's no need for them…

Comment by GriffTannen on 05-14-2013

[QUOTE=budfr;13371058]In that case, US media, which happens to control everything in boxing from promotors, TV, venues, marketing, etc. should stop overhyping Mayweather.[/QUOTE] Overhyping mayweather hahah gtfo

Comment by LADIV on 05-14-2013

Being the first home grown champion of one of the most biggest and prominent promotional companies in boxing, Golden Boy Promotions, might warrant some easier fights for that boxer. However for Abner Mares, its an honor, but he doesn’t want…

Comment by budfr on 05-14-2013

[QUOTE=Big Rigg;13369329]Good for Mares but I can't stand that fat piece of sh1t Suliaman. The WBC also favors Mexican fighters way too much. I get that it's like a Mexican based sanctioning body but still, there's no need for them…

Comment by Hands of Iron on 05-14-2013

Yeah, and Sillyman already has a pointless mandatory lined up. No disrespect to Robinson Castellanos, but he's not exactly ideal. Stay busy fight.

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