Dec 10 2016
Saturday

USC Galen Center, Los Angeles, United States

12 rounds contest @ Featherweight
29-2-1 
SD 12

Score cards

  • 116-111
  • 117-110
  • 112-115
SD 12
28-1-0

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Belts on The Line

WBA World Featherweight Championship

The tape

36
Age
35
5' 5" / 164 cm
Height
5' 6" / 168 cm
66.1" / 168 cm
Reach
68.1" / 173 cm
Orthodox (R)
Stance
Southpaw (L)

Tape record

MDUDRTDUDKO
Form
UDTKOTKOKOUD
29
Wins
28
15
By KO
21
52
KO%
75
2
Loses
1
Draws
0
2005
Debut
2008

Tape rankings @ Featherweight

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The Ring
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6
WBA
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WBC
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WBO
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IBF
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Abner Mares vs Jesus Andres Cuellar report

Who won Mares vs Cuellar?

Abner Mares beat Jesus Andres Cuellar by split decision in their 12 round contest on Saturday 10th December 2016 at USC Galen Center in Los Angeles.

The scorecards were announced as 116-111, 117-110, 112-115 in favor of winner Abner Mares.

The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Featherweight division, which meant the weight limit was 126 pounds (9 stone or 57.1 KG).

This contest was for the WBA featherweight championship of the world.

Mares vs Cuellar stats

Abner Mares stepped into the ring with a record of 29 wins, 2 loses and 1  draw, 15 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.

Jesus Andres Cuellar made his way to the ring with a record of 28 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, with 21 of those wins by knock out.

The stats suggested Cuellar had a large advantage in power over Mares, boosting at 75% knock out percentage over Mares' 52%.

Abner Mares was the older man by 1 year, at 36 years old.

Cuellar had a height advantage of 1 inch over Mares. That also extended to a 2-inch reach advantage.

Abner Mares fought out of the orthodox stance, while Jesus Andres Cuellar was a southpaw.

Mares was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 3 more fights, and made his debut in 2005, 3 years and 5 months earlier than Cuellar, whose first professional fight was in 2008. He had fought 102 more professional rounds, 274 to Cuellar's 172.

Abner Mares went into the fight ranked number 6 by the WBA at featherweight.

Mares vs Cuellar form

Mares had beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance twice.

In his last fight before this contest, he had lost to Leo Santa Cruz on 29th August 2015 by majority decision in their WBA Super World Featherweight championship fight at Staples Center, LA, United States.

Previous to that, he had defeated Arturo Santos Reyes on 7th March 2015 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at MGM Grand, Las Vegas.

Going into that contest, he had beat Jose Ramirez on 13th December 2014 by technical knockout in the 5th round at MGM Grand, Las Vegas.

Before that, he had won against Jonathan Oquendo on 12th July 2014 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at MGM Grand, Las Vegas.

He had been beaten by Jhonny Gonzalez on 24th August 2013 by knockout in the 1st round in their WBC World Featherweight championship fight at StubHub Center, Carson.

Cuellar had won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 3 of them, going the distance twice.

In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had beat Jonathan Oquendo on 5th December 2015 by unanimous decision in their WBA World Featherweight championship fight at Barclays Center, New York, United States.

Previous to that, he had beat Vic Darchinyan on 6th June 2015 by knockout in the 8th round in their WBA World Featherweight championship fight at StubHub Center, Carson.

Going into that contest, he had defeated Ruben Tamayo on 20th December 2014 by technical knockout in the 5th round in their WBA Interim World Featherweight championship fight at Little Creek Casino Resort, Shelton.

Before that, he had won against Juan Manuel Lopez on 11th September 2014 by knockout in the 2nd round in their WBA Interim World Featherweight championship fight at Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, The Joint, Las Vegas.

Hehad defeated Rico Ramos on 2nd May 2014 by unanimous decision in their WBA Interim World Featherweight championship fight at Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, Las Vegas.

Activity check

In terms of activity leading into the fight, Jesus Andres Cuellar had been fighting more than Abner Mares.

Going to this contest, Abner Mares had last fought 6 years, 8 months and 25 days ago, while Jesus Andres Cuellar's last outing had been 6 years, 5 months and 19 days ago.

Mares' last 5 fights had come over a period of 8 years and 9 months, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 9 months and 1 day. In those fights, he fought a total of 38 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 7.6 rounds on average.

Cuellar's last 5 fights had come over a period of 8 years and 22 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 7 months and 11 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 39 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 7.8 rounds on average.

Who broadcast Mares vs Cuellar?

Mares vs Cuellar was broadcast on ShowTime in the US.

What were the odds on Mares vs Cuellar?

Abner Mares was a (+100) underdog going into the contest, while Jesus Andres Cuellar made his way into the ring at (+100) with oddsmakers.

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