The WBC has been notified by Top Rank Promotions that Nonito Donaire will not fight against Hugo Ruiz in a bout ordered by the WBC as a final elimination to determine the mandatory contender of the super bantamweight division; consequently, Hugo Ruiz has been appointed mandatory contender to fight current WBC champion Leo Santa Cruz. There is no determination if Santa Cruz is planning to continue in the super bantamweight ranks. He recently made his featherweight debut on the Floyd Mayweather Jr. vs. Manny Pacquiao undercard, which took place on May 2nd at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas.