Born November 28th 1985, orthodox fighter Abner Mares started his career in January 2005 at the age of 19 and has now been pro for 11 years, fighting a total of 33 times. The longest win streak that Mares has ever recorded was between January 2005 and March 2010 when it totaled 20 wins. Mares's longest KO streak is 3 fights long.
In a great debut, Mares took on Luis Malave in a 6 round fight, becoming the 4th person to stop Malave in his 15 fight career to date. Continuing on from his successful debut, Mares continued his winning streak by winning his next 17 fights. In this time he fought and beat Isidro Garcia, Angel antonio Priolo and Diosdado Gabi to name just a few, fighting 7 times in 2005, 3 times in 2006 and 7 times through 2007 and 2008.
Baladan Trevizo was beaten next on June 16th, 2005 meaning Mares could maintain his unbeaten streak. Trevizo was stopped in the 5th round via TKO crowning Mares as the first person to stop this opponent. Mares's win streak of 4 rose to 15 following 11 great wins, becoming the first to stop Wilmer Rodriguez, 3rd person to stop Isidro Garcia and 2nd person to stop Robert Allanic (Round 8 RTD).
Keeping his losses at zero, Mares fought on March 15th, 2008 beating Diosdado Gabi. The win came in the 2nd round of a 12 round fight via TKO. Mares was the 2nd person to stop Diosdado in his career. 10 wins followed where Mares went on to fight Vic Darchinyan, Anselmo Moreno and Eric Morel amongst others, prolonging his win streak.
Daniel Ponce de leon was the next fight for Mares on May 4th, 2013 and also his next career win. Becoming the 2nd fighter to stop Ponce de leon, Mares beat Ponce de leon via TKO in the 9th round of a 12 round fight.
Mares's career took a knock with a loss against Jhonny Gonzalez on August 24th, 2013 taking his record to 26-1-1. Mares's fight against Jhonny Gonzalez was Mares's first stoppage defeat and also, the first defeat of his career. This came via KO in the 1st round of a 12 round fight. Fights against Jonathan Oquendo, Jose Ramirez and Arturo Santos reyes followed where he won all 3 fights taking his winning streak to 29 wins.
Taking a knock to his career, Mares fought and was defeated by Leo Santa cruz on August 29th, 2015 taking his record to 29-2-1. Outclassed, Mares took another loss as the judges awarded Santa cruz the MD win on a great performance.
Ensuring he added another win to his tally, Abner Mares defeated Jesus marcelo andres Cuellar on December 10th, 2016 in his latest fight. Only the 2nd man to defeat Cuellar, Mares made an impressive appearance in his latest outing, earning himself a SD win.