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Scott Quigg calls out Leo Santa Cruz: 4 Factors to determine who would win

Key Points to consider should Leo Santa Cruz and Scott Quigg fight: The super bantamweight division has been heating up for a while now. Guillermo Rigondeaux is the division’s resident champion, though beneath him are a fusillade of highly-touted up and comers with ambitions to match their burgeoning talent. Two such men are Bury, England’s Scott Quigg and California’s Leo...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
July 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Around the Combat World

(Welcome to another installment of Around the Combat World, where we chart what happened over the weekend from fighters you know or should know that performed away from your TV screen.)  Martin Murray defeated Max Bursak [UD] Cristian Mijares defeated Sebastian Daniel Rodriguez [R7 TKO] John Wayne Parr lost to Toby Smith [R3 KO, Powerplay Promotions 24] Andrei Stoica defeated Ali...
Via Undercard Superstar
June 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Mijares vs. Rodriguez Clash on June 21st GBL

CRISTIAN MIJARES VS. SEBASTIAN RODRIGUEZ JOSE SALGADO VS. OSCAR BLANQUET TO BE FEATURED ON TELEVISA AND FOX DEPORTES ON SATURDAY, JUNE 21 FROM HOTEL GRAND OASIS IN CANCUN, QUINTANA ROO, MEXICO Cover photo: Jeandra LeBeauf/BadCulture.net LOS ANGELES (June 19) – On Saturday, June 21, Golden Boy Promotions is pleased to present a hard-hitting doubleheader from the Hotel Grand Oasis...
Via BadCulture
June 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Cristian Mijares, Jose Salgado, Adan Mares in action in Mexico this Saturday

On Saturday, June 21, Golden Boy Promotions is pleased to present a hard-hitting doubleheader from the Hotel Grand Oasis in Cancun, Quintana Roo, Mexico, featuring former world champion Cristian Mijares vs. Argentina's Sebastian Rodriguez, plus an NABF Junior Bantamweight Title fight between Jose Salgado and Oscar Blanquet. In non-televised action, rising junior lightweight star...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
June 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Is Scott Quigg vs. Carl Frampton possible if each wins his next fight?

Scott Quigg and Carl Frampton gearing up to cross paths: Over the space of two weeks in early April, super bantamweight rivals Scott Quigg and Carl Frampton will square off against tough opponents as they gear up to meet each other in the ring down the line. Quigg, the WBA titleholder, fights awkward Nehomar Cermeno in the second defense of his title, while Frampton takes on gritty...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
March 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Canelo Alvarez vs. Alfredo Angulo weigh in video and face off

Full weights from Las Vegas: *Saul Alvarez 155 vs. Alfredo Angulo 154.5 WBC Super Bantamweight Champion Leo Santa Cruz 122 vs. Cristian Mijares 122 Jorge Linares 134.5 vs. Nihito Arakawa 134.5 Sergio Thompson 135 vs. Ricardo Alvarez 135 Will Tomlinson 130 vs Jerry Belmontes 129 Francisco Vargas 130 vs Abner Cotto 130 Joseph Diaz 124 vs Jovany Fuentes 122 Keandre Gibson 143 vs Antonio...
Via Fight Hub TV
March 10, 2014  |  Discuss

More on Canelo vs. Angulo results: Fight photos & post-fight quotes

Mexican superstar Canelo Alvarez scored a 10th round technical knockout victory over Alfredo “El Perro” Angulo in front of 14,610 fans at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in the main event of Saturday’s Showtime pay-per-view. Canelo absolutely dominated the fight from beginning to end, but there was some controversy to the finish, and the decision of the referee to step in and call...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
March 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Toe to Toe: Canelo vs. Angulo results

One of boxing’s big pay-per-view events for the first half of 2014 took place tonight. Saul “Canelo” Alvarez got into the ring for the first time since his loss to Floyd Mayweather last September. His opponent: Alfredo Angulo. An IBF light middleweight title bout between Carlos Molina and Jermall Charlo ended up being canceled due to multiple legal issues that have kept Molina...
Via Players View
March 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Santa Cruz: Frampton could be next & it could be a Fight of the Year

Leo Santa Cruz will adjust his glare towards rising star Carl Frampton should he prevail in his upcoming fight. He's facing Cristian Mijares on the Toe to Toe Canelo vs. Angulo undercard, but he knows a challenge from Frampton could be next. Both men are renowned for their come-forward, whirlwind boxing style that has captured the imagination of both casual and hardcore fans...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
March 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Leo Santa Cruz is ready for Mijares and says he’s not afraid of Rigondeaux

Courtesy: Golden Boy Promotions WBC Super junior featherweight titlist Leo Santa Cruz will face Cristian Mijares in what many are saying could steal the “Toe to Toe” show Saturday night at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. The 25-year-old Santa Cruz comes in as the younger, less inexperienced fighter, but with his exciting style of fighting he feels he will be able to...
Via Fight Hub TV
March 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Canelo vs Angulo Press Conference 4PM ET

LAS VEGAS, NV - Today at 4pm ET/1pm PT, watch the ‘Toe To Toe’ final press conference LIVE from the MGM Grand in Las Vegas right here. Along with Canelo Alvarez and Alfredo Angulo, scheduled to appear: Leo Santa Cruz vs. Cristian Mijares who will compete for Santa Cruz’s WBC junior featherweight Carlos Molina vs. Jermall Charlo who will compete for Molina’s IBF junior middleweight...
Via BadCulture
March 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Canelo Alvarez Vs. Alfredo Angulo Undercard, Previewed (And The Rest Of The Week’s Boxing ...

It's sinister-looking redhead week in boxing (which explains the creepy picture), with Saul "Canelo" Alvarez fighting on pay-per-view against Alfredo Angulo Saturday. As usual during a PPV week, we're going to give the undercard a slightly more detailed preview treatment, as well as look at the rest of the week's fights, such as they are. The Alvarez vs. Angulo...
Via The Queensbury Rules
March 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Leo Santa Cruz is going to force Cristian Mijares to a dog fight

Leo Santa Cruz is a scary dude when you step into the ring with him. He’s even scarier if you go mano a mano with a dude who averages over a hundred punches a round. So coming into his fight with Santa Cruz, former champion Cristian Mijares wants to box rather than brawl with the young gun. Santa Cruz is well aware of this as he tells our Marcos Villegas that he will force Mijares...
Via Fight Hub TV
March 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Al Bernstein’s Canelo vs. Angulo keys to victory & fighter workout photos, quotes from Vegas

It's Canelo vs. Angulo fight week in Las Vegas, and we have yet another loaded update for you here. First, we have a special video preview of Canelo vs. Angulo with Al Bernstein's keys to victory for each man. Next, we have a huge series of photos and quotes from today's public workouts featuring Canelo, Angulo, and the entire undercard crowd. Take a look right here to...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
March 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Sergio Thompson To Replace Figueroa Jr. Against Alvarez

LAS VEGAS, NV - Ricardo Alvarez, the older brother of headliner Canelo Alvarez, has a new opponent for the Toe-to-Toe card. Sergio Thompson will now fight Alvarez in place of WBC lightweight champion Omar Figueroa Jr. Figueroa withdrew from the card last Friday citing a re-injury to his left hand. Since this is no longer a title bout, it will not be part of the PPV broadcast. Instead...
Via BadCulture
March 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Canelo vs. Angulo undercard previews: Santa Cruz vs. Mijares, Molina vs. Charlo, Figueroa vs. Alvarez

Canelo vs. Angulo Undercard Preview - Featuring: Leo Santa Cruz vs. Cristian Mijares, Carlos Molina vs. Jermall Charlo, and Omar Figueroa vs. Ricardo Alvarez Date: March 8, 2014 Site: MGM Grand Arena, Las Vegas, Nevada Leo Santa Cruz, 26-0-1 (15 KOs) vs. Cristian Mijares, 49-7-2 (24 KOs) The fast-rising 25-year old Santa Cruz makes another calculated step in taking on the veteran...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
February 21, 2014  |  1 Comment

Molina-Charlo, Santa Cruz-Mijares, Omar Figueroa quotables

The undercard of the Canelo Alvarez vs. Alfredo Angulo Showtime pay-per-view features a number of intriguing match-ups, including Carlos Molina vs. Jermall Charlo for a 154 lbs title, Leo Santa Cruz vs. Cristian Mijares, and Omar Figueroa vs. Ricardo Alvarez, brother to Canelo. Right here, you can find a huge collection of pre-figh quotes from all of those fighters during a recent...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
February 18, 2014  |  Discuss

The Canelo vs. Angulo fighters had a Valentine’s Q&A and it’s ridiculous

As a writer, we sometimes talk about those stories that ‘write themselves’ even if they are few and far between. In reality, there’s usually only 5-6 stories that ‘write themselves’ in a calendar year. I know this because I’m always on the lookout for a story that will magically populate itself with words while I look on in awe. This Canelo and Angulo Q&A in which...
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February 12, 2014  |  Discuss

The softer side of the Sweet Science: Canelo vs. Angulo PPV fighters talk Valentine’s Day

Fighters are known for their ruthlessness and toughness in the ring, but the participants in the "Toe to Toe: Canelo vs. Angulo" Showtime pay-per-view aren't afraid to let their softer sides show... sort of. Canelo Alvarez, Alfredo "El Perro" Angulo, Leo "Terremoto" Santa Cruz, Cristian "Diamante" Mijares, Omar "Panterita" Figueroa...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
February 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Photos & quotes: Canelo Alvarez vs. Alfredo Angulo press conference

Hundreds of fans turned out on a Tuesday afternoon to witness up close and personal Mexican boxing superstar Canelo Alvarez, fan favorite Alfredo "El Perro" Angulo and four other world-class action fighters for a jam-packed press conference hosted by Golden Boy Promotions to formally announce "TOE TO TOE: Canelo vs. Angulo,'' a fantastic four-fight telecast...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
January 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Canelo Alvarez to fight Alfredo Angulo

Former champion Canelo Alvarez (42-1-1, 30 KO's) will return to the ring for the first time since his lopsided loss to pound-for-pound king Floyd Mayweather when he faces rugged brawler Alfredo "El Perro" Angulo (22-3, 18 KO's) March 8 in Las Vegas at the MGM Grand."This is a great fight for me and for the fans and I can't wait to get back in the ring...
Via The Daily Sports Herald
January 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Full Canelo vs. Angulo PPV card: Leo Santa Cruz vs. Christian Mijares, Linares vs. Arakawa, Figueroa vs. Alvarez

Canelo Alvarez returns to the ring on Saturday, March 8 to face the fierce and rugged Alfredo “El Perro” Angulo in the headline attraction of a stacked four-fight event at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. The full four-fight card has been released, and Canelo vs. Angulo tickets are also now on sale. The pay-per-view card offers matchups that promise to be exciting, all...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
January 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Leo Santa Cruz vs. Victor Terrazas preview & prediction

Fight Pick & Preview: Santa Cruz vs. Terrazas - On the Abner Mares-Jhonny Gonzalez card in Carson on August 24, rising and unbeaten Leo Santa Cruz shoots for Victor Terrazas’ WBC 122-pound crown. This is a step up for Santa Cruz who is building a nice following in the Southland. We shouldn’t be so quick, however, to discount the chances of the well-accomplished Terrazas....
Via Pro Boxing Fans
July 31, 2013  |  Discuss

The Week’s Boxing Schedule, Featuring Thomas Dulorme, Miguel Vazquez, Karim Mayfield And ...

A strange week on the boxing calendar, with a not-quite-HBO-level HBO show and a whole bunch of lesser stuff, almost all of it on Saturday. Our video this week is some oddly beautiful and appropriately soundtracked slow motion footage of pitch invaders avoiding security guards before a Polish football match. Boxing’s own pitch invasion incident, the fan man, has got nothing on...
Via The Queensbury Rules
October 23, 2012  |  Discuss

Cristian Mijares faces Cruz Carbajal

With a pending date against Nonito Donaire in July, two-time super flyweight champ Cristian Mijares (44-6-2, 20 KOs) will take on former bantmweight titlist Cruz Carbajal (32-18-2, 26 KOs) in a 12-round junior featherweight contest this Saturday in Morelia, Michoacan, Mexico. Mijares, who is making his official debut at the 122-pound limit, fought his last two bouts at featherweight...
Via Fox Sports
March 28, 2012  |  Discuss
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