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Photos: Leo Santa Cruz Putting in Work For Chris Avalos Fight

Three-division world champion Leo Santa Cruz hosted a media workout Tuesday at the new Team Watson Boxing Club in Lake Balboa, Calif. as he prepares to defend his featherweight titles against Chris Av...Read More

Leo Santa Cruz: Lomachenko is Too Big - He Beats Rigondeaux!

If a deal is finalized, the month of December could have one of the most interesting fights of the year. There are ongoing discussions to finalize a deal where WBA super bantamweight champion Guillerm...Read More

Abner Mares: Avalos Won’t Give Santa Cruz 'Any Type of Fight'

Abner Mares admits he was surprised when he learned Leo Santa Cruz will face Chris Avalos on October 14. Mares agreed to fight fellow Mexican Andres Gutierrez on the same card and wonders why Santa Cr...Read More

Abner Mares: No Secret, I Wanted Leo Santa Cruz Right Away!

This isn’t what Abner Mares wanted, but he understands that Leo Santa Cruz is the ‘A’ side in their business equation. Mares would’ve preferred to fight Santa Cruz again October 7 at Staples Center in...Read More

Photos: Leo Santa Cruz, Chris Avalos - Go Face To Face in LA

Three-division world champion Leo Santa Cruz and former title challenger Chris Avalos spoke to media at the Conga Room at L.A. Live Tuesday ahead of their world title showdown Saturday, October 14 tha...Read More

Leo Santa Cruz: If No Big Fight After Avalos - I'll Go Up To 130

Leo Santa Cruz accepts the fact that Chris Avalos may not be the opponent that the fans expected for his next return in 2017, but he still believes that Avalos will not be an easy opponent. He says A...Read More

Abner Mares: Leo Santa Cruz Was Not Ready - But I Was!

Abner Mares is not sure why Leo Santa Cruz was unable to go forward with a planned fall rematch. Instead, the two boxers will be involved in a FOX televised doubleheader from the StubHub Center in Car...Read More

Santa Cruz Aims To Impress With Avalos, Target Mares, Frampton

Sensational three-division champion Leo "El Terremoto" Santa Cruz will defend his featherweight world title against Chris Avalos, while four-time world champion Abner Mares defends his 126-pound champ...Read More

Santa Cruz-Avalos, Mares-Gutierrez Set for 10/14 at StubHub

The opponents are set for the tune-up fights Leo Santa Cruz and Abner Mares hope will lead to their rematch sometime early in 2018. The Los Angeles Times reported Tuesday night that Santa Cruz will fa...Read More

Mares, Santa Cruz - FOX Doubleheader in Works For October 14

An article that was recently published on BoxingScene.com stated that WBA featherweight champions Abner Mares and Leo Santa Cruz would not be facing each other as planned in the fall. The WBA had canc...Read More

Report: Leo Santa Cruz-Abner Mares Rematch Off Over Money

The Leo Santa Cruz-Abner Mares rematch won’t take place October 7 after all. The featherweight champions were tentatively scheduled to fight again that night at Staples Center in Los Angeles, but acco...Read More

Oscar Valdez Wants to Fight Winner of Santa-Cruz-Mares Rematch

Oscar Valdez realizes he doesn’t have an easy fight scheduled for September 22. The unbeaten WBO featherweight champion’s optional title defense against Genesis Servania (29-0, 12 KOs) will mark just ...Read More

Leo Santa Cruz open to Belfast trip For Frampton if offer is right

Mexico's Leo Santa Cruz (33-1-1, 18 KOs) has told Carl Frampton (23-1, 14 KOs) that he is willing to travel to Belfast at some point in 2018 as long as the money is right and providing he can arrange ...Read More

Schaefer: Santa Cruz vs. Mares II Announcement Getting Close

According to promoter Richard Schaefer of Ringstar Sports, an announcement is getting very close for the mandatory rematch between WBA featherweight champion Leo Santa Cruz and challenger Abner Mares....Read More

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