Abner Mares Suffers Detach Retina Undergoes Surgery
Former three division and four-time world champion Abner Mares suffered a detach retina during his preparation for his upcoming fight against Gervonta Davis. Due to the injury, Mares had to withdraw from the fight as explained his cancellation for his February 9 fight against Gervonta Davis. Mares underwent a successful surgery as he is now recovering.
"I’d like to apologize to my fans - those who bought a ticket or were planning to watch it - for withdrawing from my mega-fight with Gervonta Davis this past week. I had to go through surgery for an injury and am now recovering. I am sorry that I couldn’t fight and i want to thank everyone for their support. I will be back soon,"