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Rey Vargas is Eager To Face Leo Santa Cruz, Danny Roman

Rey Vargas will not be able to defend the super bantamweight championship of the World Boxing Council until November because of a left hand injury, but he said he was happy to return to the ring in a ...Read More

Frampton Has Road Laid Out For Future Santa Cruz Trilogy

CARL FRAMPTON insists he will be ready for IBF world champion Josh Warrington after achieving his dream of fighting at Windsor Park. Frampton is the star turn at Belfast’s famous football stadium when...Read More

Leo Santa Cruz More Than Ready For Oscar Valdez, Gary Russell

Leo Santa Cruz (35-1-1, 19 KOs) has not yet finished digesting the rematch victory he had last month against division rival Abner Mares in Los Angeles, and he is already excited about the possibility ...Read More

Frampton: Santa Cruz Rubber Match is The Biggest Fight at 126

Carl Frampton is getting ready for another opponent, but a rubber match with Leo Santa Cruz remains the fight Frampton wants most. Frampton and Santa Cruz won a majority decision in each of their firs...Read More

Mares Willing To Face Russell, Warrington, Frampton, Valdez

The recent loss to Leo Santa Cruz in a vibrant battle at the Staples Center in Los Angeles has not left former world champion Abner Mares out of the mix. Mares intends to prove that he's still part of...Read More

Oscar Valdez: I Want Unify Titles With Leo Santa Cruz

WBO featherweight champion Oscar Valdez (24-0, 19 KOs) is ready to return to the ring by the end of the year, after fighting a bloody battle with British contender Scott Quigg back in March. In the bi...Read More

Frampton: Me vs. Santa Cruz is The Biggest Featherweight Fight

Carl Frampton says there is no bigger fight in the featherweight division than a rubber match between himself and WBA champion Leo Santa Cruz. Santa Cruz, 29, made it two wins out of two against rival...Read More

Santa Cruz-Mares II Peaked at 633,000 Viewers for Showtime

Fewer viewers watched the Leo Santa Cruz-Abner Mares rematch than their first fight. Nielsen Media Research ratings released Tuesday revealed a peak audience of 633,000 tuned in to Showtime to see San...Read More

Leo Santa Cruz vs. Abner Mares Rematch and Wars of The Past

Leo Santa Cruz vs. Abner Mares Rematch and Wars of The Past

By Lyle Fitzsimmons - It was shortly after 1 a.m. ET on Sunday. I’d just finished filing the last of my pieces on the Santa Cruz-Mares rematch in Los Angeles when I decided to skim the Twitter feed to...Read More

Inside The Numbers: Crawford-Horn, Santa Cruz-Mares, Charlo

6- avg. punches landed per round by Horn vs. Crawford (welter avg.: 17) 7- avg. punches landed per round by Crawford's previous 10 opponents 8 of 9- rounds in which Horn landed in single digits...Read More

Weekend Review: Crawford, Santa Cruz, Fury, HOF, Spence, More

Terence Crawford: Triple Crown winner Justify wasn’t the only thoroughbred in action on Saturday. The result of Crawford’s fight against then-WBO welterweight titleholder Jeff Horn was predictable and...Read More

Santa Cruz, Crawford Win in Different Ways: Afterthoughts

In a sport where love for the underdog is never in short supply, boxing delivered wins from the favorites on Saturday night. But boxing delivered and that’s what counted. It delivered in different way...Read More

Video: Leo Santa Cruz Breaks Down Mares Rematch Win

Leo Santa Cruz Video Interview - Leo Santa Cruz retained his WBA belt by earning a unanimous decision victory over Abner Mares on Saturday in a rematch of a 2015 featherweight title fight. Santa Cruz ...Read More

Santa Cruz vs. Mares Rematch - CompuBox Punch Stats

As was the case in their classic first fight, the rematch was a tremendous action fight whose result was determined by Leo Santa Cruz's superior volume (88.4 punches per round to Abner Mares' 77.6) an...Read More

Leo Santa Cruz: I Want Gary Russell Jr. Next - I Want To Unify!

Leo Santa Cruz defended his WBA Featherweight World Championship by winning a unanimous decision against four-division world champion Abner Mares in their rematch Saturday night on SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSH...Read More

Photos: Leo Santa Cruz Beats Abner Mares in a Rematch War

Santa Cruz vs. Mares Rematch Photos Gallery - Leo Santa Cruz retained his WBA belt by earning a unanimous decision victory over Abner Mares on Saturday in a rematch of a 2015 featherweight title fight...Read More

Leo Santa Cruz Repeats, Decisions Abner Mares in a War

Staples Center, California - In a rematch of their 2015 war, WBA featherweight world champion Leo Santa Cruz (35-1-1, 19 KOs) won a twelve round unanimous decision over Abner Mares (31-3-1, 15 KOs). T...Read More

Mares Open To Doing Trilogy if He Beats Leo Santa Cruz

Abner Mares can play the 'blame-game' when it comes to his close decision loss to Leo Santa Cruz almost three years ago. Then again, that is not him. The popular Mexican-American, who grew up poor in ...Read More

Leo Santa Cruz-Abner Mares II: Stats & Stakes

Leo Santa Cruz won a vacant WBA featherweight belt from Abner Mares, lost it and regained it against Carl Frampton, and now attempts to ‘unify’ WBA belts against WBA featherweight titlist Abner Mares....Read More

Santa Cruz vs. Mares Rematch: CompuBox Historical Review

Leo Santa Cruz and Abner Mares combined to land 599 total punches and throw 2,031 total punches in this instant classic. Santa Cruz landed an average of 31 of 88 punches per round and Mares 19 of 82. ...Read More