When Dejan Zlaticanin scored a third-round TKO of Franklin Mamani in June, he became a national hero as the first boxer from Montenegro to win a world championship. Now, he’s looking to raise his profile even further by making the first defense of his 135-pound title.
Count Leo Santa Cruz among those who absolutely believe that father knows best.
In a special PBC Celebrity Spotlight, Los Angeles Lakers forward Metta World Peace offers up some of his opinions about his second-favorite sport: boxing.
There’s little doubt that Carl Frampton and Leo Santa Cruz are going to try to beat the hell out of one another when they square off next week in Las Vegas. There’s also little doubt that when it’s all over, the two champions will share a warm, genuine embrace.
This week in PBC Jabs, host Jordan Hardy recaps our first two fight cards of 2017, goes a round of Rapid Fire with former three-division champion Leo Santa Cruz and looks ahead to the Keith Thurman-Danny Garcia title unification fight.
Keith Thurman and Danny Garcia have known for some time that they would meet in a 147-pound title unification bout on March 4. Now they know the location and time of the fight—and fans now know where to tune in.