Jhonny Gonzalez stuns Abner Mares

Updated: August 25, 2013, 9:01 AM ET
Associated Press

CARSON, Calif. -- Jhonny Gonzalez stopped Abner Mares late in the first round Saturday night, reclaiming the WBC featherweight title in stunning fashion.

Leo Santa Cruz also won the WBC 122-pound title at the StubHub Center south of Hollywood, stopping Victor Terrazas in the third round.

Gonzalez (55-8, 47 KOs) dropped the previously unbeaten Mares twice late in the first round, flattening the 126-pound belt-holder with a left hook. Mares appeared to be hurt when he got back up, ...

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