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Leo Santa Cruz Eyes Frampton-Martinez II Winner

By Ryan Burton

BoxingScene.com caught up with WBC super bantamweight champion Leo Santa Cruz (27-0-1) in Las Vegas over the weekend. The two division champion is scheduled to return to the ring in September an will likely be on the 13th on the Floyd Mayweather-Marcos Maidana 2 pay-per-view undercard.

Santa Cruz said that he didn't have an opponent lined up yet but that he hopes to face the best opponent available.

"I am just waiting on my next opponent. Hopefully we get whoever wins between Frampton and Martinez, or Quigg, Rigondeaux. Whoever the fans want, I am ready,"
said Santa Cruz.

The Southern California resident said that the rematch between Carl Frampton and Kiko Martinez is too close to call but that he expects another good fight.

"It is a good fight. The first fight was a close fight but Frampton got it. I think this will be another good fight," Santa Cruz stated.

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Divine Hammer on 07-16-2014

[QUOTE=boxingitis;14763770]How abou rigo.[/QUOTE] rigo would obliterate leo santa cruz.

Comment by CubanGuyNYC on 07-16-2014

[QUOTE=Aztekkas;14766054]126 would be like swimming in shark infested waters while dragging a dead tuna. One false move and Rigo can really get hurt. However, that's if they can tag Rigo clean. Rigo can outbox damn near anyone from any weight…

Comment by CubanGuyNYC on 07-16-2014

[QUOTE=drenlou;14765973]If prince naseem hamed(5'4 1/2) could do it, rigo can do it too!!![/QUOTE] Maybe you're right. I didn't realize Hamed was so short. I wonder what Naseem hydrated to. It's certainly possible that he weighed more than Rigo's capable of…

Comment by .:: JSFD26 ::. on 07-16-2014

[QUOTE=Aztekkas;14766138]Frampton looked vicious in that first round but began fading the more the fight wore on. This is due to Kiko's polished pressure. He knows how to hunt a man down and trap him against the ropes to explode combinations…

Comment by Aztekkas on 07-16-2014

[QUOTE=.:: JSFD26 ::.;14766082]He said it didnt he? All the way up to 140. :lol1: I just can't support guys that do what LSC is doing. Its the reason why I stopped supporting Canelo. But hes picked it up so I…

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