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Gonzalez stops Mares to regain WBC title

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Jhonny Gonzalez defeated previously unbeaten champion Abner Mares in the first round to regain the World Boxing Council featherweight title in shocking fashion on Saturday. 

Abner Mares reacts after he is knocked down by Jhonny Gonzalez during the WBC Featherweight Title Fight at the StubHub Center on August 24, 2013 in Carson. Gonzalez was awarded a TKO victory

Gonzalez was awarded a TKO victory after nailing Mares with a devastating left hook that floored the champion. Mares got up and continued to fight on the ropes but was knocked down again by a flurry of punches from Gonzalez. The referee stopped the fight at 2:55 of the opening round.

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