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Leo Santa Cruz retains featherweight title with another win over Abner Mares in slugfest

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09
Jun

Leo Santa Cruz retains featherweight title with another win over Abner Mares in slugfest

Leo Santa Cruz and Abner Mares combined for another war, and the result was the same as the first fight, too.

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08
Jun

Leo Santa Cruz promises to be even better in rematch against Abner Mares

Leo Santa Cruz already beat Abner Mares once, but he promises to top that performance this time around.

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24
Jan

Leo Santa Cruz, Abner Mares to rematch for featherweight title on June 9

Leo Santa Cruz and Abner Mares are ready to fight each other again almost three years to the date.

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06
Jul

Leo Santa Cruz, Abner Mares slated to meet again Oct. 7

Featherweight veterans Leo Santa Cruz and Abner Mares now have a date all to themselves for their anticipated featherweight title rematch at Staples Center in L.A.

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04
Apr

WBA orders rematch between Leo Santa Cruz and Abner Mares

The WBA ordered Leo Santa Cruz, the featherweight champion and Abner Mares, the WBA’s so-called “regular” titleholder to make a deal in 30 days or a purse bid will be ordered.

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01
Sep

Press release: Santa Cruz-Mares ESPN’s most watched fight in 17 years

Leo Santa Cruz’s majority decision win over Abner Mares on Saturday delivered the largest boxing audience on ESPN since February 1998.

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31
Aug

RING ratings update: Leo Santa Cruz crashes featherweight division

Leo Santa Cruz made a heavyweight statement on Saturday with his win over Abner Mares to take the WBA 126-pound title.

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31
Aug

Dougie’s Monday mailbag

Fans share their thoughts on Leo Santa Cruz’s stirring decision victory over Abner Mares, what might be next for both featherweights, Shane Mosley’s options, and much more in this week’s Monday mailbag. Enjoy!

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30
Aug

Leo Santa Cruz finally arrives: Weekend Review

Leo Santa Cruz proved in a convincing victory over Abner Mares on Saturday in Los Angeles that he belongs among the best fighters in the world.

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29
Aug

Leo Santa Cruz proves he’s for real in victory over Abner Mares

Leo Santa Cruz removed any doubt about his place among the best fighters by scoring a decisive victory over Abner Mares in an entertaining fight Saturday at Staples Center in Los Angeles, the hometown of both fighters.

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