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Abner Mares is a Mexican-American professional boxer who also works as a boxing analyst and commentator for Showtime. From 2011 to 2012, he has held multiple world championships in three weight classes, including the IBF bantamweight title, the WBC super bantamweight title from 2012 to 2013, in 2013, the WBC featherweight title, and from 2016 to 2018, the WBA (Regular) featherweight title. As an amateur boxer, Mares won numerous medals at international tournaments while representing Mexico. Abner grew up in the city of Hawaiian Gardens, California and holds dual citizenship with Mexico and the United States.

Birth Name

Abner Mares Martínez

Nickname

Abner

Profession

Professional Boxer

Nationality

Mexican-American

Personal Life

Birthday / Date of Birth

Abner Mares was born on the 28th of November 1985, in Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico.

Age

He’s currently 38 years old.

Sun Sign

Sagittarius

Ethnicity

Mixed

Religion

Christianity

Education

His educational qualifications are unknown.

Family Details

  • Father – Unknown
  • Mother –Unknown
  • Siblings – Abisai (Brother) (Boxer)

Marital Status

Married

Girlfriend / Spouse

Abner Mares has dated –

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  • Nathalie Mares – Abner married Nathalie Mares.

Physical Statistics

Height

  • In feet – 5 feet 412 inches
  • In centimeters – 164 cm
  • In meters – 1.64 m

Weight

  • In Kilograms – 66 kg
  • In Pounds – 168 lbs

Body Build

Athletic

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Hair Color

Black

Shoe Size

He wears a size 8.5 (US) shoe.

Sexuality

Straight

Professional Statistics

Famous For

Abner became known as a Professional boxer who has won several titles including in 2007, the WBO NABA Bantamweight, in 2011, the IBF bantamweight and in 2013, the WBC featherweight title, though losing it later that year to Jhonny González. He won his professional debut fight against Luis Malave, claiming the win in a TKO in the second round.

Abner Mares Net worth

Abner Mares has an estimated net worth of $7 million dollars as of 2024.

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Some Lesser Known Facts About Abner Mares

  • Mares was born in Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico and at age seven his family moved to the city of Hawaiian Gardens, California. At age fifteen he was sent back to Mexico by his father.
  •  At the Junior World Championships 2004, he finished second losing to Aibek Abdimomunov. He participated in the 2004 Summer Olympics for his native country and was defeated in the first round of the Bantamweight (54 kg) division by Hungary’s Zsolt Bedák in a highly controversial decision.
  • In January 2005, Mares won his professional debut against Puerto Rican Luis Malave. On September 7, 2007, he won the WBO NABA Bantamweight Championship by defeating former WBO Champion Isidro García.
  • He had been trained as a professional by Hall of Famer Ignacio Beristáin, however, the two split after Mares changed promotional companies.
  • On May 22, 2010, Abner challenged undefeated IBF Bantamweight Champion and the No. 4 ranked Bantamweight Yonnhy Perez (20-0) for his title.
  • On December 3, 2011, Mares and Agbeko fought a rematch due to their controversial first fight. While the second fight proved to be much less controversial, there were still several low blow warnings from the referee to Mares.
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