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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

Frampton: Leo Santa Cruz Must Keep His Word, Travel To Belfast

Based on early feedback he has received, Carl Frampton doesn’t get the feeling Leo Santa Cruz is going to fight him next, certainly not in Belfast. In his weekly column for the Belfast Telegraph, Fram...Read More

Frampton: My Team is in Talks For Third Santa Cruz Fight, in Belfast

Carl Frampton is hungry to get revenge after losing his WBA featherweight title fight a week ago, when he dropped a twelve round majority decision in his rematch with Leo Santa Cruz at the MGM Garden ...Read More

To Immediate Rematch Or Not To Immediate Rematch

To Immediate Rematch Or Not To Immediate Rematch

By Andreas Hale - It appears that we’re about to add another entry into boxing’s book of great trilogies after Leo Santa Cruz squeezed out a majority decision in his rematch with Carl Frampton last we...Read More

Selby: Leo Santa Cruz, Carl Frampton Should Take Interim Fights

IBF featherweight champion Lee Selby (23-1) was in attendance for Leo Santa Cruz's majority decision victory over Carl Frampton in their highly anticipated rematch this past Saturday at the MGM Grand ...Read More

Santa Cruz-Frampton II a Refreshing Benchmark for Sportsmanship

Leo Santa Cruz vs. Carl Frampton II turned out to be as entertaining and action-packed a scrap as their first fight. Both fighters showed remarkable sportsmanship and mutual respect before, during and...Read More

Leo Santa Cruz-Carl Frampton II: Post-Fight Report Card

Leo Santa Cruz was clearly a very good fighter even before he found a way to turn the tables on the lone man to beat him to date. In victory, he expanded his own ceiling while setting the stage for wh...Read More

Special Saturday Night Warrants a Second Six-Month Encore

Special Saturday Night Warrants a Second Six-Month Encore

By Lyle Fitzsimmons - There were still six rounds to go Saturday night. But the fighters, the handlers, the fans and the Showtime broadcast crew knew what was up. It was at that halfway moment – as Le...Read More

McGuigan: Santa Cruz Promised Belfast Trilogy, Have To Trust Him

BARRY MCGUIGAN has called on Leo Santa Cruz to keep his promise by travelling to Belfast for another clash with Carl Frampton. The Mexico-born fighter avenged his July defeat by the Northern Irishman ...Read More

"Fighting Words" - A Rematch Timed Right and A Return Too Soon

by David P. Greisman - Francisco Vargas was in one of the best fights of 2015, got back in the ring seven months later and wound up in one of the best fights of 2016. He came back after another seven ...Read More

Leo Santa Cruz vs. Carl Frampton II - CompuBox Punch Stats

Leo Santa Cruz regains the WBA featherweight title by exploiting his reach advantage through his underrated jab, which was thrown 34.8 times per round and averaged 6.8 connects. This allowed Santa Cru...Read More

Santa Cruz: Frampton Trilogy is Up To My Promoter, Manager

In a bid to secure a third fight against Leo Santa Cruz back home in Belfast, Carl Frampton has even jokingly told the Mexican he can stay at his house. At a post-fight press conference, the Jackal of...Read More