Mares vs Gutierrez Info
Abner Mares beat Andres Gutierrez by technical decision in their 10 round contest on Saturday 14th October 2017 at StubHub Center in Carson.
The scorecards were announced as 99-91, 100-90, 99-91 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 contest was for the WBA featherweight championship of the world.
Mares vs Gutierrez stats
Abner Mares stepped into the ring with a record of 30 wins, 2 loses and 1 draw.
Andres Gutierrez made his way to the ring with a record of 35 wins, 1 loss and 1 draw.
The stats suggested that Mares and Gutierrez have similar power, both with a 0% knock out percentage.
Abner Mares was the older man by 7 years, at 34 years old.
Gutierrez had a height advantage of 1 inch over Mares. That also extended to a 1-inch reach advantage.
Both Abner Mares & Andres Gutierrez fought out of an orthodox stance.
Mares was arguably the more experienced fighter, having had 4 less fights, and made his debut in 2005, 4 years earlier than Gutierrez, who’s first professional fight was in 2009. He had fought 21 more professional rounds, 274 to Gutierrez's 253.
Andres Gutierrez was ranked number 12 by the WBA in the 126lb division.
Mares vs Gutierrez 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 Jesus Andres Cuellar on 10th December 2016 by split decision in their WBA World Featherweight championship fight at USC Galen Center, Los Angeles, United States.
Previous to that, 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.
Going into that contest, he had defeated Arturo Santos Reyes on 7th March 2015 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at MGM Grand, Las Vegas.
Before that, he had beat Jose Ramirez on 13th December 2014 by technical knockout in the 5th round at MGM Grand, Las Vegas.
He had won against Jonathan Oquendo on 12th July 2014 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at MGM Grand, Las Vegas.
Mares' last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years 4 months and 28 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 7 months and 8 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 49 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 9.8 rounds on average.
Gutierrez's last 0 fights had come over a period of , meaning he had been fighting on average every . In those fights, he fought a total of rounds, meaning that they had lasted NAN rounds on average.
What time did Mares vs Gutierrez start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 11:00 pm EST / 8:00 pm PST at StubHub Center, Carson, United States, which was around 4:00 am BST in the UK.
Who broadcast Mares vs Gutierrez?
Mares vs Gutierrez was broadcast on FOX in the US, while the fight was broadcast in the United Kingdom by Sky Sports Main Event.