Boxing Result

Mares KOs Almanza

Photo: Big Joe Miranda

WBO #2/WBA #4/IBF #5 bantamweight Abner Mares (20-0, 13 KOs) scored a fifth round TKO over Felipe Almanza (17-16-4, 8 KOs) on Thursday night at Club Nokia in downtown Los Angeles. An uppercut finished Almanza at the 2:23 mark. Next up for Mares is a shot at IBF champion Yonnhy Perez on May 22.

Photos: Big Joe Miranda

In other action, unbeaten lightweight prospect Ronny Rios (10-0, 5 KOs) stopped Andres Ledesma (15-17-1, 10 KOs) in round five.

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