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).

santa-cruz-rivera (11)
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.

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

santa-cruz-rivera (1)



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…

Post a Comment - View More User Comments (20)
Top Headlines Manny Pacquiao Leaves Spence Off List Of Potential Opponents Photos: Kubrat Pulev, With Horrible Cut, Knocks Dinu Out Photos: Charlie Edwards Dominates Moreno, Retains WBC Belt Photos: Joshua Buatsi, Lawrence Okolie Get Big Knockout Wins Photos: Lewis Ritson Arrives at 140 With Tough Decision Win Wlodarczyk, Cabrera Mioletti, Czerkaszyn Get Weekend Wins Bellew: I'm Not Sure Wilder & Fury Believe They Can Beat Joshua De La Hoya: Canelo Not Afraid of Kovalev, Andre Ward, GGG! Bob Arum: Wilder-Fury Rematch - Not Until February 2020 Julio Cesar Martinez Blasts Out Andrew Selby, Gains WBC Shot Kubrat Pulev Overcomes Severe Cut, Stops Dinu in Seventh Jessie Magdaleno Decisions Rico Ramos Over Ten Maxim Dadashev Flattens Ricky Sismundo in Fourth Round Top Rank on ESPN Undercard Results From Costa Mesa Sam Bowen Continues His Rise With TKO of Jordan McCorry Tyson Fury: I Can't Wait To Face Schwarz, He's Unbeaten & Fresh! Photos: Lamont Peterson, Sergey Lipinets - Ready For Battle Charlie Edwards Easily Outboxes Angel Moreno To Retain Title Nathan Gorman Easily Decisions Kevin Johnson Over Ten Joshua Buatsi Drops Liam Conroy Twice, Stops Him in Third Challenger Outpoints Haywood; Wins For Fury, Woodstock Lawrence Okolie Takes Out Wadi Camacho in Four Rounds Lewis Ritson Wins 140 Debut, Jason Quigley Gets Quick KO Shavkat Rakhimov Demolishes Rofhiwa Maemu in Four Rounds Alexey Egorov Continues Rise, Decisions Thomas Oosthuizen Amnat Reunroeng Picks Up Second Straight Win In Thailand Chris Van Heerden Motivated To Push Forward By Dad's Memory Kubrat Pulev Looks To Make A Splash In U.S. Market Frank Warren: Frampton's Top Rank Pact Positions Him For Title Hearn Takes Note of Angel Moreno's Popularity In the UK Bob Arum: We'll Push Pulev As Next Fight For Anthony Joshua Wilder: Spence Still Has Ways To Go To Being The Best at 147 Daily Bread Mailbag: Spence-De La Hoya, Mikey Garcia, More Frank Warren Expects Very Big Things From Sam Bowen Billel Dib Targets Andrew Cancio WBA Title Shot Holyfield: Fighting at Heavyweight Won't Be Easy For Usyk McGregor: Next Time, Mayweather's Head Goes Into The Bleachers News: Sam Maxwell, Francisco Javier Martinez, Lyon Woodstock Would Spence vs. Pacquiao Be Any Better Than Spence-Garcia? Arum: Canelo is The Best at 160, He'll Beat Jacobs & Golovkin

Latest Active Forum Threads