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Leo Santa Cruz vs. Abner Mares Preview

Los Angeles CA: The boxing world came to the Staples Center in Los Angeles on Saturday for a fight that the fans have been witting for a couple years as Leo Santa Cruz takes on Abner Mares in a much-anticipated 12-round non-title featherweight fight . These 2 fighters are tops in the featherweight division.  Leo Santa Cruz enters the fight with a record of (30-0-1, 17 KOs) and off a win over Jose Cayetano back on May 2, 2015 on the undercard of Floyd Mayweather vs Manny Pacquiao while Abner Mares comes into the fight with a record of (29-1-1, 15 KOs) following a win over Arturo Santos Reyes back on March 7,2015 which started the debut of Premier Boxing Champions.  The first fight to start the broadcast is Hugo Ruiz (35-2, 31 KOs) takes on Julio Cesar Ceja (29-1, 26 KOs) for the interim junior featherweight title. The fight is broadcasted on Premier Boxing Champions on ESPN starting at 10PM ET

Weights:
Leo Santa Cruz 124.8 Lbs
Abner Mares 125.2 Lbs

Fight Card:

Main Event:
Leo Santa Cruz (30-0-1, 17 KOs) vs Abner Mares (29-1-1, 15 KOs), 12 round featherweight fight

Co Main Event:
Hugo Ruiz (35-2, 31 KOs) vs Julio Cesar Ceja (29-1, 26 KOs), 12 rounds for the interim junior featherweight title