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WBA could order Santa Cruz vs. Mares fight

By Jim Dower: The World Boxing Association are reportedly on the verge of ordering a fight between WBA Super World featherweight champion Leo Santa Cruz (33-1-1, 18 KOs) and WBA World featherweight champion Abner Mares (30-2-1, 15 KOs) in a move to narrow down the WBA’s titles in each weight class. The WBA currently has […]

Leo Santa Cruz vs. Carl Frampton 3 unlikely for Belfast

By Scott Gilfoid: If Carl Frampton (23-1, 14 KOs) wants a third fight against WBA Super World featherweight champion Leo Santa Cruz (33-1-1, 18 KOs), then he’s probably going to need to agree to fight him in a neutral venue, because his father Jose Santa Cruz is against the idea of the fight taking place […]

Carl Frampton says next fight will be in Belfast

By Scott Gilfoid: In a sign of what could be trouble, former two division world champion Carl “The Jackal” Frampton (23-1, 14 KOs) is saying that his next fight will absolutely be in his home city of Belfast, Northern Ireland. That’s bad news for the boxing fans that were hoping to see a third fight […]

Quigg wants Santa Cruz or Frampton fights

By Scott Gilfoid: Former WBA super bantamweight champion Scott Quigg (32-1-2, 24 KOs) says he wants either a rematch against Carl Frampton or a title shot against newly crowned WBA Super World featherweight champion Leo Santa Cruz (33-1-1, 18 KOs) in his next fight. Quigg wants either one of those fights. Quigg is ranked #5 […]

Should Santa Cruz do Frampton a favor by fighting in Belfast?

By Scott Gilfoid: Carl Frampton (23-1, 14 KOs) lost a close 12 round majority decision last Saturday night to Leo Santa Cruz (33-1-1, 18 KOs) at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nevada. Immediately after the fight, Frampton worked hard at urging Santa Cruz to do him a favor by not only giving him another […]

2017: The Best vs The Best

By Rameez Haider: Firstly to all the people who have been asking me when my next article would be posted, just want to thank you for appreciating my work and apologize for the delay. This weekend saw the 2nd installment of the Carl Frampton vs. Leo Santa Cruz saga. Yet again an amazing effort by […]

Frampton v Santa Cruz II: Review & Analysis

By Rob Maclean: Leo Santa Cruz was able to edge WBA Super Featherweight world champion Carl Frampton in a highly competitive contest, under the lights of Las Vegas, Nevada. Santa Cruz effectively boxed at range, yet also met Frampton in blistering exchanges, making for an all-round great contest and performance. Frampton showcased his boxing skill […]

Frampton wants Santa Cruz trilogy fight in Belfast

By Scott Gilfoid: If there’s going to be a third fight between WBA Super World featherweight champion Leo Santa Cruz (33-1-1, 18 KOs) and former two division world champion Carl Frampton (23-1, 14 KOs) this year, then it might need to take place in Belfast, Northern Ireland. That’s where the 29-year-old Frampton says he wants […]

Leo Santa Cruz beats Carl Frampton

Leo Santa Cruz reclaimed the WBA Featherweight Championship, executing a brilliant game plan to dethrone Carl Frampton in a rematch of their epic first fight in the main event of SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING Saturday in front of 10,085 raucous fans at the MGM Grand Garden Arena. With the scores 114-114 draw, and 115-113 twice, both […]

Leo Santa Cruz vs. Carl Frampton – Results

By Scott Gilfoid: Leo Santa Cruz (33-1-1, 18 KOs) showed superb talent in outworking WBA Super World featherweight champion Carl Frampton (23-1, 14 KOs) by a 12 round majority decision on Saturday night at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nevada. The fight was televised by Showtime Championship Boxing in the States. … Read

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