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Mares: Why Isn't Leo Santa Cruz Fighting Gary Russell Next?

Leo Santa Cruz’s last opponent didn’t hesitate Tuesday night to question Santa Cruz’s next opponent. Abner Mares embraced about as tough a fight as he could’ve accepted after he lost to Santa Cruz in ...Read More

Santa Cruz: Mares Could Beat Davis, But Must Be Really Careful

Leo Santa Cruz understands why Abner Mares is perceived to be a big underdog against Gervonta Davis. Spending 24 rounds in the ring with Mares has given Santa Cruz a great appreciation of his rival’s ...Read More

Santa Cruz: I Can't Move Up To 130 Before Fighting Gary Russell

Leo Santa Cruz is sure he’ll finally fight Gary Russell Jr. later this year. Regardless, Santa Cruz won’t move up from featherweight to 130 pounds without having faced Russell. If he did that, Santa C...Read More

Leo Santa Cruz: People Will Talk Sh*t If I Don’t KO Flores Fast

Leo Santa Cruz isn’t the disrespectful, trash-talking type. He is a realist. Thus the WBA “super” world featherweight champion knows that if he doesn’t dismantle Miguel Flores quickly February 16, he’...Read More

Leo Santa Cruz, Miguel Flores - Go Face To Face at LA Presser

Santa Cruz, Flores Press Conference Photos Gallery - Featherweight world champion Leo "El Terremoto" Santa Cruz will defend his WBA title against Houston's Miguel Flores in a showdown that headlines P...Read More

Flores Motivated, Feels Leo Santa Cruz is Looking Past Him

Miguel Flores is supremely focused on dethroning three-division and WBA “super” featherweight champion Leo Santa Cruz on February 16 on FOX at a Los Angeles-based site to be determined, but the 26-yea...Read More

Leo Santa Cruz: I Want To Finish Miguel Flores Before Six Rounds

Three-division and WBA “super” featherweight champion Leo Santa Cruz will pursue his fourth straight victory in as many defenses “before six rounds” against twice-beaten Miguel Flores on February 16 o...Read More

Frampton Willing To Return To U.S. For Leo Santa Cruz Trilogy

Two-division and WBO interim featherweight champion Carl Frampton called left-handed WBC counterpart Gary Russell Jr. “a terrific fighter” and “certainly one of, if not, the best featherweights in the...Read More

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