Mares gets TKO over Ponce De Leon

Updated: May 8, 2013, 8:30 AM ET
By Dan Rafael | ESPN.com

LAS VEGAS -- Abner Mares continued to stamp himself as one of the best fighters in the world as he dominated and stopped Daniel Ponce De Leon in the ninth round to win a featherweight world title on Saturday at the MGM Grand Garden Arena.

The fight was the co-feature on the undercard of the Floyd Mayweather Jr.-Robert Guerrero welterweight title fight, but was the bout many of the Mexican fans in attendance on Cinco de Mayo weekend came to see.

Mares won his third world ...

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