Mares vs Cuellar

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  • Mares vs Cuellar
  • 29-2-1  28-1-0
  • SD 12 SD 12
  • Score Cards 116-111, 117-110, 112-115
  • Saturday 10th December 2016
  • USC Galen Center, Los Angeles, USA
  • WBA World Featherweight Championship
  • 12 Round Contest @ Featherweight
  • Tape
  • 31 age 29
  • 5' 5" / 164cm height 5' 6" / 168cm
  • 66.1" / 168cm reach 68.1" / 173cm
  • Orthodox (r) stance Southpaw (l)
  • tape record
  • MD UD RTD UD KO < form UD TKO TKO KO UD <
  • 29 wins 28
  • 15 by ko 21
  • 52% Ko% 75%
  • 2 Losses 1
  • draws 0
  • 2005 Debut 2008
  • tape rankings @ Featherweight
  • 6 WBA
  • WBC
  • WBO
  • IBF

Mares vs Cuellar Info

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 took place over rounds in the Featherweight division, which meant the weight limit was 126 pounds (9 stone or 57.1 KG).

This was of the World Boxing Super Series.

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 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 34 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, who’s 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 in the 126lb division.

Mares vs Cuellar form

Mares had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance 3 times.

In his last fight before this contest, he had defeated Andres Gutierrez on 14th October 2017 by technical decision in their WBA World Featherweight championship fight at StubHub Center, Carson, United States.

Previous to that, he had defeated Jesus Andres Cuellar on 10th December 2016 by split decision in their WBA World Featherweight championship fight at USC Galen Center, Los Angeles.

Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Leo Santa Cruz on 29th August 2015 by majority decision in their WBA Super World Featherweight championship fight at Staples Center, LA.

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

He had won against Jose Ramirez on 13th December 2014 by technical knockout in the 5th round at MGM Grand, Las Vegas.

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.

He had 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 2 years 11 months and 6 days ago, while Jesus Andres Cuellar's last outing had been 4 years 9 months and 15 days ago.

Mares' last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years 10 months and 1 day, meaning he had been fighting on average every 8 months and 16 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 49 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 9.8 rounds on average.

Cuellar's last 5 fights had come over a period of 1 year 7 months and 3 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 4 months and 25 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 39 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 7.8 rounds on average.

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Mares vs Cuellar was broadcast on ShowTime in the US.

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