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Eric Morel Retires From Boxing, Eyes Other Duties

Puerto Rican boxer Eric Morel (46-4, 23 KO's), a former U.S. Olympian and two-time world champion in different divisions, has decided to retire from boxing and plans to pursue a career as a manager an...Read More

CompuBox's Inside The Numbers: Knockout Kings at MGM

It was a power punch festival Saturday night at the MGM in Las Vegas. ShoStats reveal that sluggers Canelo Alvarez, Marcos Maidana and Leo Santa Cruz combined to land 59% of their power punches- 27% ...Read More

Canelo Relentless In 5th Round TKO Over Josesito Lopez

By Jake Donovan - The clock has struck midnight on the short-lived Cinderella story of Josesito Lopez. Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez was all business in registering a fifth round knockout over Lopez in the...Read More

CompuBox Stats: Santa Cruz Landed 66% of His Power

Rising star IBF bantamweight champion Leo Santa Cruz put up staggering numbers, landing an average of 55 punches per round- nearly three times the bantamweight average. Santa Cruz landed 66% of his ...Read More

Leo Santa Cruz Punishes Eric Morel To Make Him Quit

MGM Grand, Las Vegas - IBF bantamweight champion Leo Santa Cruz not only outworked but also punished Eric Morel in his first title defense. Santa Cruz was a machine in the ring as he kept constant pre...Read More

CompuBox Historical Review: Leo Santa Cruz-Eric Morel

IBF bantamweight champion Leo Santa Cruz landed double the weight class average for total punches, averaging 199 thrown per round - 53 more than Eric Morel. Morel, not a big puncher, will have to land...Read More

Photos/Weights: Canelo-Lopez Plus Quadruple Bouts

“Knockout Kings,” headlined by Canelo Alvarez defending his WBC Super Welterweight World Championship against breakout star Josesito Lopez, is presented by Golden Boy Promotions and Canelo Promotions ...Read More

Video: Leo Santa Cruz is Ready To Face Eric Morel

Ryan Burton catches up with IBF bantamweight champion Leo Santa Cruz to discuss his upcoming defense against veteran fighter Eric Morel....Read More

Photos: Canelo vs. Lopez Quadrupleheader Final Presser

(From Left to Right) IBF Bantamweight World Champion Leo Santa Cruz, former World Champion Marcos Maidana, former World Champion Daniel Ponce De Leon, WBC Super Welterweight World Champion Canelo Alva...Read More

Canelo Getting $2 million, Josesito Lopez Snags $212.5K

According to the Nevada State Athletic Commission, WBC 154-pound champion Saul "Canelo" Alvarez is receiving $2,000,000 for this Saturday's defense against Josesito Lopez, who snags $212,500. The Show...Read More

Video: Leo Santa Cruz Discusses Eric Morel Title Defense

Ernest Gabion catches up with undefeated IBF bantamweight champion Leo Santa Cruz to discuss his upcoming first title defense against veteran Eric Morel....Read More

Eric Morel: I'm Going To Take Leo Santa Cruz To School!

In the opinion of Eric Morel (46-3, 23 KO's), his great performance against Abner Mares is the main reason that he was able to secure a second title shot in less than a year. Morel vows to do everythi...Read More

Santa Cruz vs. Morel in Play For Canelo-Lopez Card

According to sources in Puerto Rico, former two-time champion Eric Morel (46-3, 23 KO's) will have another chance to win a world title when he takes Mexico's Leo Santa Cruz (20-0-1, 11 KOs) for the IB...Read More

Morel Eyes Possible Moreno Showdown on October 20th

The two-time world champion, Eric Morel (46-3 and 23 KO's), is looking to come back strong from the decision loss to Abner Mares on April 21, when they fought for the vacant WBC super bantamweight tit...Read More

Eric Morel To Return at 118-pounds, Likely in August

Eric Morel (46-3, 23 KO's), coming off last Saturday's unanimous decision loss to undefeated Abner Mares, who fought for the vacant WBC super bantamweight championship, has been offered a ring return ...Read More

Abner Mares Sends a Warning Shot To The Elite of 122

By Jake Donovan - If Saturday’s performance wasn’t enough to declare Abner Mares already among the best super bantamweights in the world, then he certainly sent a hell of a warning shot. Mares had ...Read More

ShoStats: Abner Mares Lands 56% of His Power Shots

Warrior Abner Mares landed 56% of his power shots while averaging 65 punches thrown per round. Eric Morel hung tough, landing 20 of 80 punches in last round- his high totals for the fight. Mares clos...Read More

Photos: Mares vs Morel, Moreno vs De La Mora in Texas

El PASO, Texas – Abner Mares has power, he has speed, and now he has a second world championship belt. Mares, the 26-year-old undefeated Mexican American from Hawaiian Gardens, Calif., by way of Guad...Read More

Abner Mares vs. Eric Morel: The Pre-Fight Report Card

By Cliff Rold - After a barn burning run that included a Yonnhy Perez, the Showtime Bantamweight tournament, and a tournament final rematch, Abner Mares gets his breather. Right? Well, it’s what...Read More

Abner Mares Outworks Eric Morel To Capture WBC Title

Don Haskins Convention Center, El Paso, Texas - In a battle of former champions, Abner Mares (24-0, 13KOs) won a twelve round unanimous decision over Eric Morel (46-3, 23KOs) to capture the vacant WBC...Read More