Leo Santa Cruz: I Can't Think of Anything Past Miguel Flores

Three-division world champion Leo "El Terremoto" Santa Cruz showed off his skills at a media workout in Los Angeles Wednesday as he prepares to battle Miguel "El Michoacan" Flores for the vacant WBA Super Featherweight Title on Saturday, November 23 in the FOX Sports PBC Pay-Pay-View co-main event from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas.
The pay-per-view begins at 9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT and is headlined by boxing's longest reigning heavyweight world champion Deontay "The Bronze Bomber'' Wilder defending his WBC title in a rematch against once-beaten Cuban slugger Luis "King Kong'' Ortiz.
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Los Angeles' Santa Cruz hosted media at City of Angels Boxing as he nears his opportunity to win a world title in a fourth weight class. Here is what Santa Cruz had to say Wednesday:

"I'm only focused on my fight because I know that Miguel Flores is going to bring everything he has to try to win that title. There are a lot of great champions in this division but I can't think of anything past Flores.
"I'm expecting a classic Mexico vs. Mexico brawl. Flores is from Michoacan and the people from there have a lot of heart and they leave everything in the ring. I've seen him do it. He throws to the body really well. He has a good uppercut too. So I know it's going to be a tough fight.
"We always work hard in the gym so that we can throw a lot of punches in the fight. We want to put the pressure on and give the fans a great fight and take home the win.
"I train hard no matter who the opponent is. That's the only thing I know how to do. So I don't think about any let downs, only about winning the fight in front of me. I think this is a great opportunity to introduce myself to the division.
"I'm going to go in there and fight hard for 12 rounds or as long as it lasts. I'm going to be smart and make sure I get the win. But we also always want to give the fans a great show from start to finish.
"I feel really good right now. I think I'm going to be strong at that weight and have extra power in the ring on fight night. I don't spend as much time in camp worrying about cutting weight so everything else will be better because of that. I'm going to be ready for everything Miguel Flores can bring.
"I want to win another title for my legacy and so I can continue to give fans great fights. This is a great opportunity so I'm going to go ahead and make the most of it.
"It's great to be on this card with such an exciting main event. You know that Deontay Wilder can knock anyone out at any minute. The heavyweight division is really exciting right now and I know Wilder and Luis Ortiz are going to give everyone something to remember. I want to make an exciting fight too and steal the show. It'll be hard to do, but I'm going to go out there and try to do it."

User Comments and Feedback
Comment by SkillspayBills on 11-14-2019

It used to be Khan, but bar none this is the fighter I hate the absolute most. He's a travesty as a fighter and a coward.

Comment by kidbazooka on 11-14-2019

I agree Nery v Rodriguez should easily be the co main, LSC is like Garry Russell two guys wasting away they’re talent fighting complete bums and are yes men to Haymon

Comment by Pantera_ on 11-14-2019

Nery-Rodriguez should be the co main event instead of this easy fight.

Comment by Nusky on 11-14-2019

Leo Santa clown in another meaningless fight no one asked for. They already got the next creampuff lined up for this B---H. JUST ANOTHER MEXICAN FRAUD. The only reason anyone will be watching this piece of ***** fight is because…

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