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. That's an average of 50 punches landed per round- 16 more than the featherweight avg. They combined to throw 170 punches per round- 52 more than the featherweight avg.
LOS ANGELES - Featherweight world champion Leo Santa Cruz and four-time world champion Abner Mares went face-to-face at the official weigh-in, one day before they enter the ring for their highly-anticipated rematch this Saturday, June 9 from STAPLES Center in Los Angeles in an event presented by Premier Boxing Champions. (photos by Stephanie Trapp).
Also squaring-off at the weigh-in were super welterweight world champion Jermell Charlo and former world champion Austin Trout, who step into the ring on the SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING telecast that begins at 10 p.m. ET/PT (delayed in the West Coast).
Tickets for the live event, which is promoted by Ringstar Sports and TGB Promotions, begin at $50, plus applicable fees, and are on sale now. To purchase tickets visit AXS.com.