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Abner Mares hurts rib, match on hold

Updated: December 30, 2013, 10:04 PM ET
By Dan Rafael | ESPN.com

Abner Mares suffered a rib injury during a sparring session, forcing him to postpone his rematch with featherweight titlist Jhonny Gonzalez, Golden Boy Promotions chief executive Richard Schaefer told ESPN.com on Monday.

Mares, the former titleholder, was due to face Gonzalez in a rematch on Feb. 15 in the main event of a Showtime-televised card at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. Schaefer said the fight will be rescheduled on a date to be determined, but probably at a different ...

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