Abner Mares Biography and Early Life
Abner Mares is a Mexican-American professional boxer. He was born Abner Mares Martinez on November 28, 1985 in Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico. He was raised in Hawaiian Gardens, California, United States. He was born to his parents named Ismael Mares (Father) and Belen Martinez (Mother). He grew up with a brother named Abisai Mares.
Abner Mares Net Worth
Abner Mares is a Mexican-American professional boxer who has an estimated net worth of $4 million. He earns over $500 thousand as salary annually.
Abner Mares Career
Mares recorded 112-8 with 84 KOs in his amateur boxing career. He represented Mexico at the 2004 Olympics in Athens as a Bantamweight. He finished a silver medalist at the 2004 World Junior Championships. In 2003, he competed at the Pan American Games and finished a silver medalist after losing to Guillermo Rigondeaux. In 2002, he was a gold medalist at the 2002 Central American & Caribbean Games and he also won gold at the 2002 World Cadet Championships. Mares made his professional boxing debut in January of 2005 when he fought against Puerto Rican Luis Malave and won.
On September 7, 2007, he faced Isidro Garcia and won the WBO NABA Bantamweight championship. On May 22, 2010, he faced IBF Bantamweight champion Yonnhy Perez and won and this marked his entry into boxing limelight. He later fought against the likes of Vic Darchinyan, which he won, Joseph Agbeko, which he also won and he later had a rematch with Joseph Agbeko, which he also won. On November 10, 2012, he fought and won Anselmo Moreno. After moving up to the Featherweight division, he fought Daniel Ponce de Leon and won. He later fought Jhonny Gonzalez and lost in a first-round TKO.
Abner Mares Parents
Abner Mares was born to his parents named Ismael Mares (Father) and Belen Martinez (Mother).
Abner Mares Height and Weight
Abner Mares stands at a height of 5 ft 5 inches. He weighs 81 kg.
Abner Mares Nationality and Ethnicity
Abner Mares is of Mexican and American nationality. He is of Spanish ethnicity.
Abner Mares Residence
Abner Mares resides in California, United States.
Abner Mares Religion
Abner Mares practices Christianity as religion.
Abner Mares Siblings
Abner Mares grew up with a brother named Abisai Mares.
Social Media Presence
Mares has over 500 thousand Instagram followers, over 100 thousand Facebook followers, over 100 thousand Twitter followers and he is also active on other social media networks.
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Controversies, rumors and legal issues
During his first match with Joseph Agbeko on April 23, 2011, he was accused of being in an agreement with the match referee who handed the fight victory to him without him actually winning his opponent.
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Facts about Abner Mares
|Net Worth||$4 million|
|Salary||Over $500 thousand annually|
|Income Source||Professional boxer|
|Birthday||November 28, 1985|
|Parents||Ismael Mares (Father) and Belen Martinez (Mother)|
|Siblings||Abisai Mares (Brother)|
|Height||5 ft 5 inches|
|Residence||California, United States|