Abner Mares Returns, Fights Miguel Flores To Majority Draw

Posted on 09/04/2022

By: Sean Crose

Three time titlist Abner Mares returned to the ring at 36 years of age Sunday at LA’s Crypto.com Middle. His opponent within the scheduled 10 spherical junior light-weight bout was the 25-4 Miguel Flores. Mares, who hadn’t fought in 4 years, appeared terrific at first, dominating his man within the opening rounds whereas exhibiting a sharpened talent set.

Flores, nonetheless, started to select up steam within the center rounds, which little question helped him on the scorecards. Though he nonetheless appeared good, age and ring rust gave the impression to be having an affect on Mares. Certainly, heading into the later rounds, Mares stored his distance from his opponent as a lot as potential, throwing and touchdown nicely when the chance offered itself. Flores was clearly the extra aggressive of the 2.

By the tenth and last spherical, an exhausted Mares was rocked a number of occasions. If it had been a twelve spherical battle, he might need been unable to stay on his ft. This was ten rounder, nonetheless, and Mares had constructed an early lead. It could be fascinating to see who the judges gave the nod to.

In the end, the nod went to both because the struggle was dominated a majority draw.

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