Tag Archives: Leo Santa Cruz

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Leo Santa Cruz Outpoints Abner Mares in Rematch to Retain WBA Featherweight Title

In an electrifying war that had the STAPLES Center crowd on its feet chanting for more, Leo Santa Cruz defended his WBA Featherweight World Championship by winning a unanimous decision…

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Featherweight World Champions Leo Santa Cruz & Abner Mares Square-Off in World Title Rematch

A rematch between featherweight world champions and Southern California rivals Leo “El Terremoto” Santa Cruz and Abner Mares will headline action Saturday, June 9 live on SHOWTIME from STAPLES Center…

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Santa Cruz & Mares Defend Their Titles on Same Card on Oct. 14

By Michael Shepherd (@msheps10) On Saturday October 14, both Featherweight titleholders defend their belts on the same Champions card. Three division Champion Leo Santa Cruz (31-1-1, 18 KOs) defends his…

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Santa Cruz Defends Title Against Avalos; Mares Takes on Gutierrez

Leo Santa Cruz Defends Title Against Chris Avalos; Abner Mares Takes On Andres Gutierrez in Title Match as Pair of Featherweight Showdowns Set the Stage for Santa Cruz vs. Mares…

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Who’s Your Pick For 2017 FOTY So Far?

By Anna Richards  2017 has picked off where 2016 ended, with some amazing fights, we are not even half way yet but there are already few picks for the FOTY…

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Richard Schaefer: “I love the Irish Fans”

By: Jerome Souza (@FirstClassBox) Richard Schaefer, the man behind the newly found Ringstar Sports, is off to quite a start over the past few months from a promotional standpoint. This…

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Leo Santa Cruz takes the belt from Carl Frampton in another thriller

By: Jerome Souza (@Jerome510) Las Vegas, Nevada – It was another close fight. Another Majority Decision (115-113, 115-113, 114-114). But this time the winner was Leo Santa Cruz. FirstClassBoxing.com scored…

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‘I Definitely Want a Shot’: Abner Mares on Facing the Winner of Frampton/Santa Cruz

By Jerome Souza (@Jerome510) Las Vegas, NV – WBA Super Welterweight titleholder Abner Mares was in attendance at the pre-fight Frampton-Santa Cruz 2 activities at the MGM Grand this weekend….

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Selby to Face Barros on Frampton/Santa Cruz Card: Also Featuring Benavidez and Taylor

LAS VEGAS (January 9, 2017) – A winner of 19 in a row, featherweight world champion Lee Selby (23-1, 8 KOs) will fight for the second time in the United…

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Anticipation for 2017: A Year That Will Put Boxing Back on the Map

By: Dallas Orysiuk (@Chargers204) After 2016 has come to a close and doing some reflection; 2016 was a quiet but entertaining year for boxing. We had slugfests like Orlando Salido…