Sat, Jun 09 | STAPLES Center

Showtime Boxing

Featherweight World Champions Leo Santa Cruz & Abner Mares Square-Off in World Title Rematch Presented by Premier Boxing Champions Saturday, June 9 from STAPLES Center in Los Angeles & Live on SHOWTIME.
Abner Mares vs. Leo Santa Cruz 2
Showtime Boxing

Time & Location

Jun 09, 2018, 6:55 PM – 10:55 PM
STAPLES Center, STAPLES Center, 1111 S Figueroa St, Los Angeles, CA 90015, USA

About The Event

Santa Cruz (33-1-1, 18 KOs) and Mares (30-2-1, 15 KOs) first met in August 2015 at STAPLES Center and went toe-to-toe for 12 fast-paced rounds, with Santa Cruz eventually earning the majority decision and a vacant featherweight title. Now, Santa Cruz will put his WBA Super World Featherweight Title on the line against the WBA Regular Featherweight World Champion Mares. The initial matchup garnered “Fight of the Year” recognition and warranted a rematch between the consensus top-five featherweights who will look to put on a repeat of the performance that saw them throw over 2,000 punches combined. “This is a fight that fans have been clamoring for and a fight that is certain to deliver action and drama,” said Richard Schaefer of Ringstar Sports. “This is once again a true battle for Los Angeles, with only one man able to walk out of STAPLES Center with that crown as the best in the city.

Abner Mares vs. Leo Santa Cruz 2

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