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Santa Cruz: Rigondeaux Not Invincible, I'll Face Him!

Leo Santa Cruz (27-0, 15KOs) will defend his WBC Super bantamweight crown on September 13th, as part of the Floyd Mayweather Jr-Marcos Maidana II undercard at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, against an opponent yet to be named. After that...he's greatly looking forward to a unification against WBA/WBO champion Guillermo Rigondeaux (14-0, 9KOs), who a few days ago challenged him.

"Guillermo talks a lot, claiming  to be the best and that no fighter wants to face him. I'll fight him whenever and wherever he wants. I'd even fight him tomorrow!  I hope it'll happen as soon as possible because I'm sure the fans will love it," smiled Leo.

"Rigondeaux is a great fighter and one of the best at this moment but he's not invincible! A victory over him will boost my career and that's what I want. Whoever wins is simply the best!"

Santa Cruz confirms that he plans to make three more defenses of his crown, and then move up a division and try to and conquer the WBC featherweight crown, held by Jhonny Gonzalez.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Young Herschel on 08-04-2014

[QUOTE=Jalisciense909;14819174]The only 2 names worth mentioning on Rigondeaux's resume are Nonito Donaire and Joseph Agbeko. Is it a coincidence that Rigondeaux doesn't have a K.O. against top level competition? No, it's not. It's harder to K.O. top level competition. Not…

Comment by Young Herschel on 08-04-2014

[QUOTE=Bardock;14818467]for all the brainiacs saying he should fight rigo in September, well fckng how? the rigotards really expect him to get a new contract and promoter along with his BS co-promoter Carribe so they can get some cash too? How…

Comment by Young Herschel on 08-04-2014

[QUOTE=puga;14817437]:grouphug: Is team rigo sending signed contracts coz from what I'm reading from rigo fans they only have to wait for who's gonna call the challenge, lol....they're all talking but who's really doing something? ...pot kettle black[/QUOTE] You have a…

Comment by Young Herschel on 08-04-2014

[QUOTE=Tyler_Durden;14817112]The article says Guillermo Rigondeaux challenged Leo SantaCruz to fight and Leo is scheduled to fight on September 13th, yet he doesnt have an opponent but says that he is willing to fight Rigondeaux tomorrow, why not schedule the fight…

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