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Photos: Leo Santa Cruz, Rafael Rivera - Face To Face, Final Presser

There was no love lost on Valentine's Day in Los Angeles as fighters competing on Saturday's Premier Boxing Champions on FOX and FOX Deportes exchanged words and went face-to-face at the final press conference before their respective showdowns this Saturday night at Microsoft Theater at L.A. Live. (photos by Sean Ham).

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WBA Featherweight World Champion Leo Santa Cruz will defend his title against Mexico's Rafael Rivera in the main event of the show. Coverage begins at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT and will feature an exciting clash between contenders Omar Figueroa and John Molina Jr., plus unbeaten prospects Sebastian Fundora and Donnie Marshall going toe-to-toe.

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Tickets for the show, which is promoted by TGB Promotions and Ringstar Sports, are on sale now, and can be purchased at AXS.com.
 
The event also featured an appearance by former world champion and Southern California fan-favorite Fernando Vargas.

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Casualfanforyou on 02-16-2019

Damn, besides this fight being pointless. Someone needs to show LSC how to dress. Black undershirt with a JcPenney dress shirt from the 90’s. Wearing one of those cheesy played out designer belts. Bless his heart.

Comment by Pan-Africanist on 02-15-2019

[QUOTE=FRANKIE420247;19514488]it's the other way around, Leo the bum collector is the overrated one. No skill at all and sloppy. I'm not even a Gary Russell fan either. I use to like santa Cruz went to alot of his early fights,…

Comment by FRANKIE420247 on 02-15-2019

[QUOTE=Pan-Africanist;19514434]GRJ is the most overrated fighter in boxing. People get blinded by his hand speed. He has absolutely no defense what so ever. Leo out works him and beats him up badly.[/QUOTE] it's the other way around, Leo the bum…

Comment by Pan-Africanist on 02-15-2019

[QUOTE=FRANKIE420247;19512926]I stopped liking Santa Cruz when he ducked rigo, use to be a fan. His best win is mares and frampton. He rematches mares 3 years later when nobody asked for it. He needs to fight a live body, I…

Comment by P4P Forever on 02-15-2019

[QUOTE=Shadoww702;19512855]Then you need to talk to GRJ? because The WBC already said they have to fight. Leo on record saying hes down? Its Gary who needs to quit retiring after 1 fight who needs say something? Anything ???[/QUOTE] I read…

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