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  1. Abner Mares defeats Jonathan Oquendo by unanimous decision

    Dan Rafael

    LAS VEGAS -- Former three-division titleholder Abner Mares made a triumphant return to the ring 11 months after he got wiped out in one round and lost his featherweight world title to Jhonny Gonzalez. Mares won a unanimous decision against Jonathan...

    Story | Conversation | July 12, 2014
  2. Abner Mares not looking past Jonathan Oquendo

    Dan Rafael

    Abner Mares was riding as high as any boxer could be last summer. He was undefeated, headlining major Showtime cards, climbing the pound-for-pound rankings, making high-six-figure purses and ready to defend his featherweight world title -- the thir...

    Story | Conversation | July 09, 2014
  3. Arum considers feather tournament

    Dan Rafael

    The featherweight division is getting hot, and Top Rank promoter Bob Arum plans to take advantage of that. On May 31 in Macau, Arum promoted a card on which Nonito Donaire won a 126-pound world title via fifth-round technical decision against Sim...

    Blog | June 24, 2014
  4. Scorecard: Adonis Stevenson wins but fails to shine

    Dan Rafael

    Adonis Stevenson started strong against Andrzej Fonfara, but the light heavyweight champion had to get up from the canvas to score the win and keep his title.

    Story | Conversation | May 26, 2014
  5. Hoping for Guerrero, Mares bouts in June

    Dan Rafael

    Golden Boy Promotions already has the vacant featherweight title bout between Gary Russell Jr. and Vasyl Lomachenko penciled in for a June 21 Showtime card at StubHub Center in Carson, Calif., but it is also planning to add two more of its high-profi...

    Blog | April 28, 2014
  6. Delvin Rodriguez back on 'FNF'

    Dan Rafael

    A few notes from around the boxing world: • Junior middleweight Delvin Rodriguez (28-7-3, 16 KOs), coming off a third-round knockout loss to Miguel Cotto in October, returns May 16 to ESPN2's "Friday Night Fights," where he has appeare...

    Blog | April 23, 2014
  7. Must-win for Lopez, Ponce De Leon

    Dan Rafael

    In June 2008, Puerto Rico's Juan Manuel Lopez got his first title opportunity against then-junior featherweight beltholder Daniel Ponce De Leon of Mexico and turned in an explosive performance. Lopez drilled Ponce De Leon in the first round in Atl...

    Blog | March 14, 2014
  8. Hopkins-Shumenov nearly set

    Dan Rafael

    One fight that has been in the works probably will be finalized and another probably won't, according to Golden Boy Promotions chief executive Richard Schaefer. Golden Boy has been working on the light heavyweight unification fight between 49-year...

    Blog | January 30, 2014
  9. Danny Garcia's next fight date set

    Dan Rafael

    Junior welterweight champ Danny Garcia finished 2013 strong by dropping and outfighting slugger Lucas Matthysse in a September fight that many expected "The Machine" to win. But Garcia did what he has done before: win a fight that many didn't think h...

    Blog | January 21, 2014
  10. Gonzalez, Mares on rematch

    Dan Rafael

    After former three-division titlist Abner Mares suffered a rib injury in training for his rematch with featherweight titlist Jhonny Gonzalez, the fight -- scheduled to headline a Showtime card on Feb. 15 at Staples Center in Los Angeles -- was postpo...

    Blog | January 07, 2014
  11. Rib injury forces Abner Mares to postpone Jhonny Gonzalez rematch...

    Dan Rafael

    Abner Mares suffered a rib injury during a sparring session, forcing him to postpone his rematch with featherweight titlist Jhonny Gonzalez, Golden Boy Promotions chief executive Richard Schaefer told ESPN.com on Monday.

    Story | Conversation | December 30, 2013
  12. Gonzalez-Mares rematch set

    Dan Rafael

    Jhonny Gonzalez's first-round knockout of Abner Mares to win a featherweight world title on Aug. 24 was one of the most surprising results of 2013. And because Mares, who was making his first defense, had a rematch clause, they are going to do it aga...

    Blog | December 20, 2013
  13. Jhonny Gonzalez and Abner Mares rematch set for Feb. 15

    Dan Rafael

    Former three-division titleholder Abner Mares will get a chance to reclaim his featherweight world title when he faces Jhonny Gonzalez in a rematch on Feb. 15 at the Staples Center in Los Angeles.

    Story | Conversation | December 10, 2013
  14. Canelo PPV date set for Las Vegas

    Dan Rafael

    Had a chat with Golden Boy chief executive Richard Schaefer on Tuesday and he mentioned a few things: • Former junior middleweight titlist Canelo Alvarez's March 8 Showtime PPV fight will take place at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. Schaef...

    Blog | November 20, 2013
  15. Abner Mares exercises contractual right to rematch with Jhonny Go...

    Dan Rafael

    Abner Mares, who was stunningly knocked out in the first round and lost his featherweight world title to Jhonny Gonzalez last Saturday night in Carson, Calif., has exercised his contractual right to an immediate rematch.

    Story | Conversation | August 29, 2013
  16. Scorecard: Jhonny Gonzalez KOs Abner Mares in stirring upset

    Dan Rafael

    Jhonny Gonzalez wasn't merely more fodder for Abner Mares' undefeated run, but neither was he given much chance to win Saturday. With virtually one punch, though, the former featherweight titlist climbed back on top of the division.

    Story | Conversation | August 26, 2013