Abner Mares/Robert Garcia/adidas Boxing fan Meet & Greet @WSS in LA on Satrurday
September 24, 2019 Share

Abner Mares/Robert Garcia/adidas Boxing fan Meet & Greet @WSS in LA on Satrurday

WHAT: WSS and adidas LA/adidas Boxing celebrate Hispanic Heritage month with a fan in-store for four division World Boxing Champion and FOX Sports/Telemundo boxing analyst Abner Mares and World Champion boxer and Trainer of the Year Robert Garcia.  

WHERE: WSS (store 86) 2711 E. Olympic blvd.  Los Angeles, CA 90023 323-265-7066  


Saturday, September 28

10 a.m. to 1 p.m.            Raffle, product giveaways, music and meet & greet.

10:30 a.m.                     Media check-in

11 a.m.                          Fan Meet & Greet/Autograph signing begins

1 p.m.                            Meet & Greet ends ABOUT: Mares and Garcia are adidas Boxing ambassadors, using and promoting the adidas Pro Line of gear found here. adidas boxing is the leading brand of boxing gear and equipment, offering four styles of professional fight gloves that are approved by boxing commissions in the USA and across the world. These include two glove styles made in the USA that are fully customizable. The adidas Pro Line also includes five variations of sparring gloves, including one customizable version made in the USA. Two new gloves featuring MVE Cloud foam will be unveiled at the end of September and are being called two of the best sparring gloves in the industry.
In addition to gloves, adidas has two lines of boots – the Box Hog and Speedex boots in various colors, full training gear including mitts, speed sticks, pads and protective gear. 

Go to www.usboxing.net to see the full Pro Line of boxing gear and equipment.   About WSS
WSS is a premier footwear and apparel retailer in the U.S., doing business in neighborhood-based stores, and deeply rooted in the customer loyalty.  Consumers trust WSS for the best brands, greatest values and largest selection of athletic dress, fashion and casual footwear for the entire family.

The WSSCares! initiative serves to make a difference that goes beyond selling footwear and apparel.  WSS believes in the future of their customers and is committed to giving back to the local communities that they serve.  The retailer partners in over 350 local events each year.

Stay connected to @shopwss via Facebook, Instagram and Twitter and at www.shopwss.com

About Abner Mares: Abner Mares is one boxing’s most admired and revered athletes.  A four-division World Boxing champion and former Olympian, his warrior mentality inside the ring and his commitment to his community and philanthropy work outside the ring have made him an Americas hero. 

Born in Guadalajara, MX, he was raised in both Mexico and the United States, with his parents working multiple jobs to provide for their 11 children. Abner’s story of his family’s struggles both in Mexico and the U.S. has been well documented, as he came to the U.S. at seven years old, immigrating to the U.S. via Tijuana. 33, the journey and challenges he and his family faced as new immigrants, not knowing English, poor, picking bottles and cans for money as well as dumpster diving for food, have made him an inspirational athlete whose message of never giving up resonates with fans across the globe. 

In January 2019 Abner suffered a detached retina during the last weeks of his training for his scheduled WBS Super Featherweight fight against Gervonta “Tank” Davis. Having to withdraw from the fight due to his injury. He shared his journey with the ensuing emergency reattachment surgery and his recovery with fans through social media, with millions of fans engaging with him on Twitter and Instagram. He looks to re-enter the ring in 2020 and have a chance to earn his fifth world title. 

About Robert Garcia:
Robert Garcia is a former two-time World Champion Boxer, current World Champion Boxing Trainer and former Boxing Trainer of the Year. Based in Riverside, CA, he runs the Robert Garcia Boxing Academy and trains current and former world champions including Mikey Garcia, Abner Mares, Josesito Lopez, Nonito Donaire, Brandon Rios, Fernando Vargas, Olympians Misael Rodriguez and Lindolfo Delgado and promising newcomer and former national champion Vergil Ortiz, Jr.

About Double-D/adidas Boxing:
Double-D has been the official international combat sport licensee of adidas since 2005. As the original sports brand representing boxing and combat sports, the company focuses on helping athletes achieve their best performance through innovation and a bias for action. The company offers a broad portfolio of training and competition gear following the adidas motto of “Only the Best for the Athlete.“