Abner Mares of Hawaiian Gardens on Friday weighed in at the limit of 126 pounds for his challenge Saturday to featherweight champion Daniel Ponce De Leon of Mexico at MGM Grand in Las Vegas (on Showtime pay-per-view). They will tangle underneath the Floyd Mayweather Jr.-Robert “The Ghost” Guerrero welterweight title fight.
De Leon also weighed in at 126 pounds.
Mares, 27, is 25-0-1 with 13 knockouts. He has previously won championships in the bantamweight and super bantamweight divisions.
De Leon, 32, is 44-4 with 35 knockouts.