Discussion

Mares stops Ponce De Leon in 9th round

Updated: May 4, 2013, 11:49 PM ET
Associated Press

LAS VEGAS -- Abner Mares moved up in weight and didn't miss a beat, stopping Daniel Ponce De Leon in the ninth round Saturday night to win a piece of the featherweight title.

Mares landed a right hand counter to drop Ponce De Leon, then swarmed all over him before referee Jay Nady moved in to stop the fight at 2:20 of the round. Mares, a former batamweight and super batamweight champion, remained unbeaten with the win.

The fight was on the undercard of the Floyd Mayweather-Robert ...

Read full story

Comments

You must be signed in to post a comment

Already have an account?

MORE BOXING HEADLINES

MOST SENT STORIES ON ESPN.COM