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Santa Cruz: To Prove I'm The Best at 126 - I Have To Beat Russell

LOS ANGELES – Leo Santa Cruz had a big victory this year – a unanimous decision in his rematch with Abner Mares in June – and that’s it. He will have fought only that one time in 2018, which doesn’t s...Read More

Photos: Porter-Ugas, Santa Cruz-Flores, Dirrell-Yildirim - Presser

Porter-Ugas, Santa Cruz-Flores Photos Gallery - FOX Sports and Premier Boxing Champions announced eight televised world title fights today in Los Angeles and laid out their upcoming fight schedule thr...Read More

Premier Boxing Champions, FOX Sports Reveal 2019 Schedule

FOX Sports and Premier Boxing Champions today announced eight televised world title fights in the first three months of the new deal, featuring eight world champions and more than two dozen of the wor...Read More

Thurman-Lopez, Garcia-Granados, Santa Cruz-Flores Are Set

BoxingScene.com has learned that Keith Thurman-Josesito Lopez, Leo Santa Cruz-Miguel Flores and Danny Garcia-Adrian Granados are among the FOX main events that’ll be revealed during a press conference...Read More

Gary Russell vs. Leo Santa Cruz is Ordered By The WBC

The WBC ordered the best featherweight fight that can be made in boxing during its annual convention Wednesday in Kiev, Ukraine. The Mexico City-based sanctioning organization announced that its feath...Read More

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