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 Last update:  8/23/2013       Read more by Jake Donovan         
   
Photos: Mares-Gonzalez, Terrazas-Santa Cruz Weigh-In
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By Jake Donovan

All four televised participants successfully made weight for Saturday’s SHOWTIME-televised doubleheader, which airs live from the StubHub Center in Carson, California.

The headliner features Abner Mares (26-0-1, 14KO) in the first defense of his featherweight belt, which comes against its former claimant, Jhonny Gonzalez (54-8, 46KO).

Mares came in at 125.5 lb. in his first fight since winning the belt from Daniel Ponce de Leon this past May. Gonzalez came in slightly lighter at 125 lb., in his attempt to become a two-time featherweight titlist.

In the televised co-feature, all-action former bantamweight titlist Leo Santa Cruz seeks his second title reign, as he faces reigning 122 lb. titlist Vic Terrazas (37-2-1, 21KO).  

Santa Cruz, who previously reigned as bantamweight titlist, tipped the scales at 121.75 lb. Terrazas came in slightly lighter at 121 lb for the first defense of the belt, which he won in his vacant title fight versus Cristian Mijares earlier this year.

Jake Donovan is the Managing Editor of Boxingscene.com, as well as a member of Transnational Boxing Ratings Board and the Boxing Writers Association of America. Twitter: @JakeNDaBox

Tags: Showtime , Victor Terrazas , Abner Mares , Jhonny Gonzalez , Golden Boy Promotions , photos , Leo Santa Cruz , Mares vs. Gonzalez , Mares-Gonzalez , Santa Cruz vs. Terrazas , Santa Cruz-Terrazas



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comment by budfr, on 08-24-2013
[QUOTE=Tuavale]That Corona girl on the right may be the hottest one that has ever been trotted out there. What is a beauty like that wasting her time with that nonsense for - so beneath her. She could excel at real modeling. Incredible! Oh. and Mares has a thick upper body. He's really filled ...

comment by koboy, on 08-23-2013
Easy work for Mares! Always enjoyed Santa Cruz. Nice night for boxing.

comment by RiC-DiC, on 08-23-2013
[QUOTE=Tuavale]That Corona girl on the right may be the hottest one that has ever been trotted out there. What is a beauty like that wasting her time with that nonsense for - so beneath her. She could excel at real modeling. Incredible![/QUOTE] she looks like the chick that's second from the r...

comment by ElMeroChingon, on 08-23-2013
Sounds like people are underestimating Jhonny Gonzalez.If anything, He has the power which is enough to put anyone down. Going to be a great card.

Corona Girl on the right! Wow!
comment by Tuavale, on 08-23-2013
That Corona girl on the right may be the hottest one that has ever been trotted out there. What is a beauty like that wasting her time with that nonsense for - so beneath her. She could excel at real modeling. Incredible! Oh. and Mares has a thick upper body. He's really filled out. Jhonny loo...

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