Abner Mares fights for family above all else

In the second episode of the five-part “Getting to Know Abner Mares” series, the three-time world champion talks about his highest purpose for stepping in the ring: providing for his family.

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Abner Mares shares a moment with his daughter Amber as he prepares to fight Leo Santa Cruz in Los Angeles on August 29.

Abner Mares stares down one of the biggest fights of his decorated career on August 29, when he’ll face fellow Angeleno Leo Santa Cruz at L.A.’s Staples Center on ESPN in one of the year’s most anticipated bouts.

After the fight, though, he’ll do as he always does: return to his wife, Nathalie, and his two daughters, Emily and Amber, for a traditional post-fight vacation and some quality time.

Follow the rest of the series leading up to the fight. And for everything related to Santa Cruz vs Mares, visit our fight page.

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