In an electrifying war that had the STAPLES Center crowd on its feet chanting for more, Leo Santa Cruz defended his WBA Featherweight World Championship by winning a unanimous decision against four-division world champion Abner Mares in their rematch Saturday night on SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING®.
This week on PBC Jabs, we check in with 126-pound champion Leo Santa Cruz against his highly anticipated rematch with Abner Mares. Plus, we preview our exciting June 9th and 10th shows.
Leo Santa Cruz and Abner Marez fight in an all-out war, ending with Santa Cruz scoring a majority decision victory at Staples Center in Los Angeles.
Fighter Of The Week: WBA Featherweight World Champ Abner Mares faces fellow 126-pound titleholder Leo Santa Cruz next Saturday, June 9, at Staples Center with LA bragging rights on the line. Watch Santa Cruz vs Mares 2 live on Showtime Boxing at 10 pm ET/PT.
Mares earns a technical decision victory over Gutierrez in his first title defense.
This week on PBC Jabs, we recap all the exciting action from our October 14th Fox and SHOWTIME cards. Plus, more PBC Trivia!
On October 14, 2017 featherweight champion Abner Mares steps in the ring to face veteran Andres Gutierrez in a scheduled 12-round championship fight.
PBC presents two 126-pound world title fights on October 14, 2017, live on Fox. Champion Leo Santa Cruz will battle Chris Avalos while Abner Mares will take on Andres Gutierrez.