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Frampton Felt Like Failure, Had Dark Days After Santa Cruz Loss

Carl Frampton felt like “a failure” after losing for the first time as a professional fighter. The former featherweight champion detailed the depressing days he endured in the aftermath of his loss to...Read More

Loeffler on Securing StubHub For HBO Triple With AEG's Help

It was formally announced earlier today that the highly anticipated 'Super Fly' card, which is headlined by the rematch between WBC 115-pound champion Srisaket Sor Rungvisai and challenger Roman 'Choc...Read More

Santa-Cruz Mares Rematch Moved to October 7 at Staples Center

Boxing fans won’t have to choose between competing premium-cable broadcasts September 9 after all. Anschutz Entertainment Group (AEG) president and chief executive officer Dan Beckerman told the Los A...Read More

Leo Santa Cruz vs. Abner Mares Rematch Purse Bid on July 21

The teams behind Mexican boxers Leo Santa Cruz and Abner Mares are working hard to reach an agreement for a fall rematch, likely to take place in Los Angeles, California. It was reported weeks ago tha...Read More

Santa Cruz's Father Wants Interim-Bout Before Mares Rematch

In theory, everything was ready to go for the fall rematch between Leo Santa Cruz and Abner Mares. The fight was being lined up for September 9 at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, and both sides wer...Read More

Frampton Hopes Leo Santa Cruz Trilogy is Next After Gutierrez

Carl Frampton has told UTV he hopes his next fight – against Mexican puncher Andres Gutierrez – will not be his last in his Belfast hometown. The pair will face off against each other at the SSE Arena...Read More

Gary Russell Jr: If No Big Fight at 126, I'm Moving Up To 130

WBC featherweight champion Gary Russell Jr. (28-1, 17 KOs) is a man on a mission - hungry for a big fight. If Russell is unable to secure a significant fight at 126-pounds, then he plans to move up to...Read More

Leo Santa Cruz vs. Abner Mares II in Play For September 9

Negotiations are advanced for the rematch, and all indications are that Leo Santa Cruz and Abner Mares will have an agreement to meet again on September 9 at a venue to be defined in the state of Cali...Read More

Frampton Eyes Return in July or August, Hungers For Santa Cruz

Former two division world champion Carl Frampton (23-1, 14 KOs) is hungry to get back on track after suffering the first defeat of his pro career this past January. At the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Fram...Read More

Warrington Sizes Up Frampton, Santa Cruz, Russell, Selby, Valdez

Expect The First Direct Arena in Leeds to be bursting at the seams again on Saturday when local whirlwind Josh Warrington finally debuts for Frank Warren against Spain’s former IBF Super-Bantam king K...Read More

Leo Santa Cruz Embraces The Tough Task of Being a Promoter

Leo Santa Cruz Embraces The Tough Task of Being a Promoter

By Thomas Gerbasi - Fight week is approaching for Leo Santa Cruz, and all the familiar feelings are starting for the WBA featherweight champion. “I think I’m gonna feel nervous like I’m gonna fight an...Read More

Frampton Won't Rule Out Santa Cruz, Selby - But Both Unlikely

Carl Frampton (23-1, 14 KOs) has told UTV he is closing in on confirming the opponent for his next fight and, despite reports that deals with Leo Santa Cruz and Lee Selby are off the table, they are s...Read More

Leo Santa Cruz vs. Abner Mares Rematch Ordered By The WBA

The World Boxing Association (WBA) Championship Committee has ordered a rematch between Mexican featherweight rivals Leo Santa Cruz (33-1-1, 18 KOs) and Abner Mares (30-2-1, 15 KOs). Santa Cruz holds...Read More

Leo Santa Cruz vs. Abner Mares Rematch To Be Ordered

World Boxing Association President Gilberto Mendoza Jr. is planning to order the immediate negotiations for a rematch between featherweight champions Leo Santa Cruz (33-1-1, 18 KOs) and Abner Mares (3...Read More

Photos: Leo Santa Cruz at Azteca Boxing Club Community Event

BELL, CA — Lines of boxing fans wrapped around the corner to enter the Spring Amateur Boxing Charity Fundraiser at Azteca Boxing Club in Bell, CA this weekend. The community event was hosted by Azteca...Read More

Frampton Still Hopes To Land Santa Cruz, Open To Facing Selby

Carl Frampton is prepared to offer Leo Santa Cruz the biggest payday of his career to try and lure him to Belfast this summer. The Mexican appears to be going back on his promise to come to the Jackal...Read More

Santa Cruz vs. Frampton Trilogy May Get Ordered By The WBA

According to the World Boxing Association, they are potentially going to order a mandatory trilogy fight between WBA featherweight champion Leo Santa Cruz (33-1-1, 18 KOs) and former beltholder Carl F...Read More

Team Frampton Believe They Can Still Get Santa Cruz To Belfast

As previously reported on BoxingScene.com, WBA featherweight champion Leo Santa Cruz (33-1-1, 18 KOs) is not planning to travel overseas to fight Carl Frampton (23-1, 14 KOs) in a trilogy fight in Bel...Read More

Mikey Garcia Rises at 135: BoxingScene Ratings Update

Lightweight: Mike Garcia returns to the ratings for the first time in well more than a year. In the second fight of his comeback, after being shelved by contract matters, he obliterated a tough oppone...Read More

Leo Santa Cruz: My Father Said No Belfast, Says I'll Get Robbed

WBA featherweight champion Leo Santa Cruz (33-1-1, 18 KOs) would love to face travel overseas to face Carl Frampton (23-1, 14 KOs) in Belfast - but he says that important decision is not fully up to h...Read More