Scott Quigg To Scout Santa Cruz, Mares: Wants To Fight Both

By Steve Kim

Scott Quigg has made his way back to the Wild Card Boxing Club in Hollywood, California, where he once again is working with noted trainer, Freddie Roach. On November 4th in Monaco he is scheduled to face Oleg Yefimovych. After that, Quigg, hopes to go big game hunting in the featherweight division.

"I'm expecting a tough fight from Oleg, he's 29-2-1 (16 KO's). I know I've got a tough fight in front of me but it's one I'm very confident in with the work I'm putting in and how I'm looking in the gym," said Quigg (33-1-2, 24 KO's) to after he wrapped up his day's training.

"It's going to be an eliminator for the WBA, we're hoping. I know Oleg's highly ranked in the WBA so it's going to shoot me right up there."


Yefimovych is ranked fifth by the WBA, who have a 'super' champion in Leo Santa Cruz, while their 'regular' champion is Abner Mares.

"The fights I want are Abner Mares, Santa Cruz, they're both fighting in separate bouts this Saturday. I'm going to head down and watch them at StubHub Center," said Quigg, of the card that is being broadcast in the States on FOX.

The plan is to eventually have Mares and Santa Cruz engage in their rematch in 2018.

"I believe they're going to be fighting early March or some time in April, I'd love the winner of that. I want to be involved in big fights, like the big fight with (Carl) Frampton," stated Quigg, who dropped a split decision to his arch rival in February of 2016 but has since notched two victories since his only career loss.

''I came up short but I believe I've made massive improvements already, learned from that. Those are the fights I want to be involved in. Anybody who's got a world title at 126, they are the fights I want to be involved in."

Steve Kim is the news editor for

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by garfios on 10-11-2017

[QUOTE=sunny31;18127821]He unified against Frampton? I think Santa Cruz will outbox him and put it on late, potential late stoppage. He has a better chance against Mares who is more open to be hit, and Quigg is a big puncher.[/QUOTE]They all…

Comment by sunny31 on 10-11-2017

[QUOTE=rudy;18127804]funny how when champion he avoided the champions like the plague[/QUOTE] He unified against Frampton? I think Santa Cruz will outbox him and put it on late, potential late stoppage. He has a better chance against Mares who is more…

Comment by rudy on 10-11-2017

funny how when champion he avoided the champions like the plague

Post a Comment - View More User Comments (3)
Top Headlines Dana White: Pay No Attention To Mayweather vs. Khabib Talk De La Hoya: Mayweather is Sad, He's Trying To Stay Relevant Emmanuel Rodriguez: I Have No Doubt That I Will Beat Moloney Hughie Fury: I Look Forward To Getting in There & Doing The Job Brant Feels Disrespected By Big Talk of Murata-Golovkin Fight Arum: Crawford, Benavidez should both return in March or April Canelo-Fielding: No Rematch Clause in Contracts, Says Hearn's Television Pick of The Week - October 19 Murata: I'd Like To Fight Canelo - But Without The Mexican Beef! Bradley Skeete: I Ain't Got Time To Be Treading Water! Caoimhin Agyarko Very Pumped For Pro Debut in Brentwood Khan Sees No Reason For Brook To Reject Rehydration Clause Canelo: I'm Not Desperate, Mayweather Rematch is Good For Fans Jason Quigley Overcomes Freddy Hernandez For Decision Win Peter Fury Assures That Hughie is Beyond Ready For Pulev McGuigan Confident of Josh Taylor Beating Everyone in WBSS Felix Alvarado Prepares To Hit Philippines For IBF Title Rumble Middleweight: A Possibly Complicated Sandbox Pacquiao Wants To End Adrien Broner in Seven Rounds or Less Francisco Vargas Would Embrace Direct Crack at Machado Photos: Murata-Brant, Dadashev-DeMarco - Face-Off at Presser Photos: Saul Sanchez, Fernando Saavedra - On Weight To Fight Anthony Yarde vs. Walter Gabriel Sequeira Picked Up By ESPN+ WBC Prez Overjoyed By Canelo-DAZN Deal: Time To Celebrate! Gloferson Ortizo Hopes To Rebound From First Defeat Arum: Linear/Stream Combo Gives ESPN Advantage Over DAZN De La Hoya Unloads on Mayweather: We Don't Hit Women! Photos: Kid Galahad, Toka Kahn Clary - Face To Face at Presser Photos: Rodriguez-Moloney, Dorticos-Masternak - Face To Face Photos: Katie Taylor, Cindy Serrano - Face To Face at Presser Photos: Tevin Farmer, James Tennyson - Face To Face at Presser Photos: Demetrius Andrade, Walter Kautondokwa - Face To Face Mayweather To 'Cheating' Canelo: I Make $300M in 1 Fight, Not 11! Agit Kabayel vs. Otto Wallin is Ordered By The EBU Hearn: Jacobs To Fight Canelo in May If He Beats Derevyanchenko Joseph Parker vs. Alexander Flores Set Down For December 15 Cheeseman: Byfield Does Not Deserve British Title Shot Arum: Crawford-Spence Fight Could Be Made in 3 Hours! Frank Warren: Buglioni Rejected Over 100K For Yarde Fight UK News: Tommy Langford, Savannah Marshall, Sunny Edwards

Latest Active Forum Threads