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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

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