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Leo Santa Cruz Cracks CompuBox Plus/Minus List

Rising star Leo Santa Cruz's +15 rating places him #3 on the updated CompuBox plus/minus list.  Santa Cruz has not yet faced the level of competition of Floyd Mayweather (+25) or Canelo Alvarez (+16), but with five solid performances in 2012 he merits inclusion on the list.  Fighters one fight away from joining the party: Yuriorkis Gamboa, Adrien Broner, Gennady Golovkin. 

Fighter               Overall Conn. %     Opp. Conn.    % +/- Rating
Mayweather (9)     42%                     17%              +25
Alvarez (7)           42%                     26%              +16
Santa Cruz  (5)     36%                      21%             +15
Ward (8)              38%                     24%              +14
Khan (7)              38%                     27%              +11
Lara (5)               34%                     20%              +14
Gamboa  (5)         30%                     20%              +10
Moreno (5)           28%                     19%               +9
Klitschko, V. (9)    32%                     23%               +9
Pacquiao (8)         34%                     25%               +9

COMPUBOX AVG.   32%     4800-plus fights in database As of 12/16/12

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by budfr on 12-21-2012

[QUOTE=ddangerous;12838799]LSC is a monster. Also, damn, Floyd is a boss with those numbers.[/QUOTE] No, Floyd is not a boss. Those statistics are BS. Floyd jabs without power and hugs the second he lands a jab and gets away with it.…

Comment by vacon04 on 12-20-2012

Santa Cruz hasn't faced the best opposition yet, but I don't see it so far from Canelo's level of opposition anyway.

Comment by bojangles1987 on 12-20-2012

Not faced the level of competition of Saul Alvarez? What?

Comment by NigelBenn on 12-20-2012

the mini Margarito

Comment by ddangerous on 12-20-2012

LSC is a monster. Also, damn, Floyd is a boss with those numbers.

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