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Leo Santa Cruz Decisions Vusi Malinga, Captures IBF Title

Home Depot Center, Carson, California - Leo Santa Cruz (20-0-1, 11KOs) won a twelve round unanimous decision over Vusi Malinga (20-4-1, 12KOs) to capture the vacant IBF bantamweight title. The belt wa...Read More

Tarver-Kayode, Wright-Quillin, Trout-D-Rod Report Cards

Boxing fans have grown accustomed in the pay-per-view era to shelling out pay-per-view dollars for shows with a set of solid fights but no real main event. Showtime has saved them some coin with a ra...Read More

Photos: Tarver vs Kayode, Quillin vs Wright Final Presser

CARSON, Calif. – All eight fighters participating in Saturday’s SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING “Four Warned” event and the SHOWTIME EXTREME fighters participated in a final press conference on Thursday,...Read More

Photos/Weights: Tarver vs. Kayode, Wright vs. Quillin

The weights are in for Saturday's Showtime televised quadrupleheader at the Home Depot Center in Los Angeles, California. In the main event, undefeated Lateef Kayode (18-0, 14 KOs) will challenge IBO ...Read More

Video: Malinga is Ready For Santa Cruz Title Showdown

Luis Sandoval catches up with Vusi Malinga to discuss his upcoming fight with undefeated Leo Santo Cruz for the vacant IBF championship, strategy and more. ...Read More

Malinga Very Focused To Shock Santa Cruz For IBF Title

Vusi Malinga is confident that he will beat Leo Santa Cruz to win the IBF bantamweight title this weekend. The South African southpaw, who meets the undefeated Mexican in Los Angeles on Saturday ni...Read More

US Customs Strip Malinga of His Traditional Zulu Regalia

THE devotion of the Malinga family to the traditional Zulu culture has come to haunt them in their son Vusi Malinga’s biggest fight when he was forced to take off his Zulu bracelet better known as Isi...Read More

Video: Leo Santa Cruz Talks Vusi Malinga IBF Showdown

Luis Sandoval catches up with undefeated bantamweight contender Leo Santa Cruz to discuss his upcoming IBF title bout against Vusi Malinga of South Africa. ...Read More

Tarver vs Kayode, Wright-Quillin Open Workout Quotes

NEW YORK - Training camp continues in full steam for the talented and confident boxers who'll be fighting on "Four Warned" - the highly anticipated quadrupleheader featuring a pair of boxing legends i...Read More

Tarver-Kayode, Wright-Quillin, Trout-Rodriguez Notes

NEW YORK – Training camp continues in full steam for the talented and confident boxers who’ll be fighting on “Four Warned” – the highly anticipated quadrupleheader featuring a pair of boxing legends i...Read More

Branco is Confident Malinga Will Beat Leo Santa Cruz

The long wait will finally be over for 32 year-old Vusi “Marvellous” Malinga when he fights Leo Santa Cruz for the vacant IBF bantamweight title at the Home Depot Centre in Los Angeles on June 2. ...Read More

Photos: Tarver-Kayode, Wright-Quillin Go Face To Face

LOS ANGELES – A mix of boxing legends, undefeated contenders and a current world champion converged in Los Angeles for a wild, emotional and often heated press conference on Monday to formally announc...Read More

Santa Cruz vs Malinga Nearly Done For 6/2, Says Branco

This comes after Abner Mares, also from Mexico, vacated the belt to move up in weight and will exchange leather with Eric Morel in a WBC junior-featherweight title fight on Saturday. "This is a per...Read More