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JHONNY GONZALEZ DESTROYS ABNER MARES IN FIRST ROUND

By Ben Thompson | August 24, 2013
JHONNY GONZALEZ DESTROYS ABNER MARES IN FIRST ROUND

Moments ago, at the StubHub Center in Carson, California, hard-hitting former champion Jhonny Gonzalez recaptured his title in devastating fashion, knocking out the previously undefeated Abner Mares at 2:55 of round 1. The action ended before it could even get started, as Gonzalez patiently set up Mares for a perfect left hook that dropped the younger fighter. Although he made it back to his feet, Mares was clearly hurt and Gonzalez wasted no time in finishing the job. Relive all the action in FightHype's round-by-round results.

MARES VS. GONZALEZ

ROUND 1
Mares comes out flicking his jab. Gonzalez cautiously circles. Jab lands for both. Left hook gets in for Mares. They trade jabs. Jab lands again for Mares. Nice right hand lands for Gonzalez upstairs. 1-2 from Mares is blocked. Mares digs to the body. WOOOOOO...HUGE left hook from Gonzalez drops Mares. He gets up, but he looks hurt bad. Gonzalez jumps on him. Left uppercut lands for Gonzalez. Another left lands for Gonzalez. Now a left followed by a right hand lands for Gonzalez and Mares is down again. That's it. It's over. The ref waves it off.

THE WINNER BY WAY OF KO AT 2:55 OF ROUND 1...JHONNY GONZALEZ

OTHER RESULTS:

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  • Antonio Orozco def. Ivan Hernandez via KO in Round 3  
  • Jesus Ruiz def. Enrique Quevedo via Unanimous Decision  
  • Rey Vargas def. Juanito Rubillar via KO in Round 4  
  • Dominic Breazeale def. Lenroy Thomas via KO in Round 4 
  • Joseph Diaz def. Noel Mendoza via KO in Round 3 
  • Julian Ramirez def. Abraham Rubio via TKO in Round 1 
  • Ronald Gavril def. Dave Courchaine via KO in Round 2 
  • Lanell Bellows def. Leshon Sims via Unanimous Decision
 

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