Daniel Ponce de Leon and Abner Mares vowed to put everything on the line when they clash at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas on Saturday.
Ponce de Leon stated that the fight will be tough, because Mares has a well schooled technique and style, but he’s ready to face him.
“I’ve been training very hard for more than 10 weeks now, sparring with fighters of similar style to Mares, so I feel confident. I’m a brave fighter who’s always attacking with a powerful punch,” Daniel said.
Abner replied that he’s confident of winning because he has better technique and style. As for moving up a division, he said he’s ready for progression via conditioning.
"This is a great challenge because Ponce is a very dangerous rival with a big punch, but I have trained hard and well. It’s definitely going to be a very interesting fight” he said.