VIDEO: Friends-Turned-Foes - Daniel Ponce de Leon vs. Abner Mares Battle for the WBC Featherweight Championship Saturday on SHOWTIME PPV Boxing
VIDEO: Friends-Turned-Foes - Daniel Ponce de Leon vs. Abner Mares Battle for the WBC Featherweight Championship Saturday on SHOWTIME PPV Boxing By Special Report on Doghouse Boxing (April 29, 2013) TweetFollow @DoghouseBoxing
Daniel Ponce de Leon vs. Abner Mares Battle for the WBC Featherweight Championship
Saturday, May 4 Live on SHOWTIME PPV®. Click video to the left of this text.
Daniel Ponce de Leon and Abner Mares have a lot in common - they both overcame extremely difficult childhoods, they've trained together and they have the same promoter and manager. This Saturday, May 4, the 126-pounders put aside their friendship in what may be the toughest tests of their careers - a fight against each other. Check out this clip to see the friends-turned-rivals as they discuss the challenges they had to overcome to become two of the most feared fighters in the lighter weight classes. See their world title fight, a fight that might steal the show, this Saturday, presented by SHOWTIME PPV as part of MAY DAY: Mayweather vs. Guerrero at 9 p.m. ET/ 6 p.m. PT.
"MAY DAY: Mayweather vs. Guerrero," a 12-round fight for Mayweather's WBC Welterweight World Championship and the vacant Ring Magazine Welterweight World Championship, is promoted by Mayweather Promotions and Golden Boy Promotions and sponsored by Corona, O'Reilly Auto Parts, AT&T, Star Trek Into Darkness and Valvoline. The mega-event will take place Saturday, May 4 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas and will be produced and distributed live by SHOWTIME PPV® beginning at 9:00 p.m. ET/6:00 p.m. PT. The event can be heard in Spanish using secondary audio programming (SAP). Also featured will be WBC Featherweight World Champion Daniel Ponce de Leon taking on Two-Division World Champion Abner Mares in a 12-round fight for Ponce de Leon's WBC Featherweight World Championship, former IBF Bantamweight World Champion Leo Santa Cruz facing veteran Alexander Munoz in a 10-round fight for the vacant USBA Junior Featherweight Championship and rising star J'Leon Love squaring off against recent world title challenger Gabriel Rosado in a 10-round middleweight battle for the vacant NABF Middleweight Championship.
Remaining tickets for "MAY DAY:
Mayweather vs. Guerrero" priced at $1,500, $1,250, $800 and $600, not
including applicable service charges, are now on sale with a ticket
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call Ticketmaster at (800) 745-3000. Tickets will also be available for
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admission tickets for the "MAY DAY: Mayweather vs. Guerrero" closed
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York-New York, are priced at $50, not including handling fees, are
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