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Leo Santa Cruz: This Loss Hurts, I'm Real Eager For The Rematch!

Former three division world champion Leo Santa Cruz (32-1-1, 18KOs) is still recovering from the first defeat of his pro career, which took place late last month with a close points defeat at the hand...Read More

Frampton: I'll Rematch 'Sour Grapes' Leo Santa Cruz - NOT in LA!

WBA featherweight champion Carl Frampton has no issue with moving forward with an immediate rematch with Leo Santa Cruz on a date in December - but the fight will not happen in Los Angeles....Read More

Frampton Ready: I Want Santa Cruz Rematch Before Christmas!

WBA featherweight champion Carl Frampton (23-0, 14KOs) is on board and ready to have an immediate rematch with Leo Santa Cruz (32-1-1, 18KOs). The two fighters collided two weeks ago at the Barclays C...Read More

Frampton's Coach: Leo Santa Cruz Might Get Stopped in Rematch

Shane McGuigan, who trains WBA featherweight champion Carl Frampton (23-0, 14KOs) would like to see an immediate rematch with Leo Santa Cruz (32-1-1, 18KOs). ...Read More

Frampton vs. Santa Cruz: Is There Actually a Rematch Clause?

There have been conflicting reports as to whether there is an immediate rematch clause between Carl Frampton and Leo Santa Cruz. This past weekend at the Barclay Center in Brooklyn, New York, Frampton...Read More

Frampton: Hurting Santa Cruz in The Second Made Big Difference

New York - The last time Carl Frampton (23-0, 14 KO's) came to the United States, many would agree that he had a lackluster performance against little known Alejandro Gonzalez. ...Read More

Leo Santa Cruz Will Exercise Immediate Rematch With Frampton

Although the promoter of Carl Frampton has denied it, Leo Santa Cruz and his handlers insist there in an immediate rematch clause in their fight contract. This past Saturday night at the Barclays Cent...Read More

Carl Frampton-Leo Santa Cruz Had Ratings Peak of 549,000

According to Nielsen Media Research, the captivating Carl Frampton-Leo Santa Cruz featherweight title fight peaked at 549,000 viewers during Showtime’s three-fight telecast Saturday night from Brookly...Read More

Santa Cruz-Frampton Averages 480k Viewers on Showtime

The highly enjoyable featherweight title fight in which Carl Frampton outpointed and unseated Leo Santa Cruz this past Saturday was watched by an estimated average of 480,000 people, according to a Ni...Read More

Carl Frampton Teaches Lesson on Perils of Pre-Fight Planning

Carl Frampton Teaches Lesson on Perils of Pre-Fight Planning

By Lyle Fitzsimmons - Well, Leo Santa Cruz, it was fun while it lasted. Being the fight nerd that I unashamedly am, I spent a sizeable chunk of my Saturday afternoon – hours prior to the start of Show...Read More

Selby Wants Frampton in U.K., Still Open to Santa Cruz, Russell

Lee Selby watched from ringside at Barclays Center as Carl Frampton outpointed Leo Santa Cruz to win a featherweight world title. Selby was there because he has a world title of his own....Read More

“Fighting Words” - The Night Carl Frampton Made His Name

“Fighting Words” - The Night Carl Frampton Made His Name

by David P. Greisman - Carl Frampton was already a known commodity. In the United Kingdom, where boxers are able to build audiences much earlier in their careers than in the United States, he went fro...Read More

Frampton Glad Santa Cruz Fight Took Place at 126 Instead of 122

Years ago, Leo Santa Cruz and Carl Frampton were both junior featherweights. Santa Cruz had a world title. Frampton was pursuing a fight with him. He didn’t get it until this past Saturday, with Santa...Read More

McGuigan: Carl Frampton Up For Fighter of The Year

Barry McGuigan may be a bit biased in thinking highly of his fighter and his fighter’s trainer, but he has a point — Carl Frampton and Barry’s son Shane will deserve consideration when 2016 comes to a...Read More

Carl Frampton vs. Leo Santa Cruz CompuBox Punch Stats

Carl Frampton landed the harder punches and landed 46% of his power shots. Leo Santa Cruz averaged 21 of 83 landed per round. 402 of their 497 combined landed punches were power shots. Santa Cruz land...Read More

DiBella: Santa Cruz-Frampton Even Better Than Thurman-Porter!

Barclays Center was buzzing about boxing for the second time in a little bit more than a month. In late June, this arena in Brooklyn hosted an entertaining welterweight fight between titleholder Keith...Read More

Frampton: Santa Cruz My Toughest Foe, I Could’ve Made It Easier

Carl Frampton had a strategy to beat Leo Santa Cruz, a strategy that was working in the early rounds. “The game plan was distance control, but to hit him hard and make him get my respect from the star...Read More

Santa Cruz: Frampton Had Good Footwork and Good Movement

That kind of volume is normal for Santa Cruz. But there were a few rounds against Carl Frampton this past Saturday night that Santa Cruz was held to noticeably less activity — 53 shots thrown in Round...Read More

Leo Santa Cruz-Carl Frampton - Examining The Scorecards

There was so much happening between Leo Santa Cruz and Carl Frampton, who combined for 12 rounds of action, with nearly 500 punches landed between them out of 1,670 shots thrown. They started strong a...Read More

Frampton MD12 Santa Cruz Was a Fair Decision, Says DiBella

Not every close decision is a controversial one. In the case of Carl Frampton’s majority decision over Leo Santa Cruz this past Saturday, one judge had it a draw at 114-114 while the other two had it ...Read More