Could we see a junior featherweight championship clash between RING champion Guillermo Rigondeaux and WBC titlist Leo Santa Cruz? If Oscar De La Hoya has any say, we might.
In the wake of his successful junior featherweight title defense against Jesus Ruiz, Leo Santa Cruz says he wants to give fans what they want in bouts against Abner Mares and RING champion Guillermo Rigondeaux.
Leo Santa Cruz, who defends his WBC 122-pound title against Jesus Ruiz in the co-feature to the Bermane Stiverne-Deontay Wilder fight on Saturday in Las Vegas, is frustrated by fans’ criticism of his recent opposition. Santa Cruz says bouts against Abner Mares and Guillermo Rigondeaux will happen.
Fans share their thoughts on Andre Ward, Danny Garcia and Guillermo Rigondeaux, ask Dougie’s opinions on fighters who overcame severe injuries during tough fights and return bouts that never happened, and pose a few mythical (and potential) matchups in this week’s Friday mailbag. Enjoy!
Fans from around the globe share their thoughts on Guillermo Rigondeaux, Naoya Inoue, Takashi Uchiyama and the stacked Japanese shows they fought on last week, as well as Freddie Roach’s place among the great trainers, and some meaty mythical matchups, in this week’s Monday mailbag. Enjoy!
Should he defeat Jesus Ruiz on Jan. 17, WBC junior featherweight titlist Leo Santa Cruz plans on facing the best his division has to offer.
RING junior featherweight champion Guillermo Rigondeaux said he intentionally mixed it up with Hisashi Amagasa, who dropped him twice in Round 7 of his entertaining title defense against the Japanese slugger. Rigondeaux stopped Amagasa after 11 rounds on New Year’s Eve in Osaka, Japan.
Despite being dropped twice in the seventh round, junior featherweight champion Guillermo Rigondeaux slugged his way out of trouble and stopped Hisashi Amagasa in the 11th.
RING junior featherweight champion Guillermo Rigondeaux is so confident he’ll beat Hisashi Amagasa on Dec. 31, he’s issued a challenge to WBC titlist Leo Santa Cruz for Jan. 17.
As RING junior featherweight champion Guillermo Rigondeaux prepares for his defense against Hisashi Amagasa, he also laments the apparent lack of challenges from his fellow titlists.
As part of his latest punch-counting assignment for CompuBox, RingTV.com’s resident Travelin’ Man, Lee Groves also offers a cautionary tale of day-before weigh-ins.
RING junior featherweight champion Guillermo Rigondeaux will make his next defense of his title against Hisashi Amagasa on Dec. 31 in Osaka, Japan.
British junior featherweight star Scott Quigg is gearing up to face a tough challenge in Hidenori Otake on Saturday night in Liverpool, England, but his sights are firmly set on the cream of the 122-pound division, RING champ Guillermo Rigondeaux.
Readers share their thoughts and opinions on the significance of the Hopkins-Kovalev fight, Dougie’s “demeaning” of Floyd Mayweather and Andre Ward, Naseem Hamed’s hall of fame merits, Alexander Povetkin’s potential, Gennady Golovkin’s weight and Ward’s inactivity in this week’s Friday mailbag.
It looks like RING junior featherweight champion Guillermo Rigondeaux is looking for a new opponent since Top Rank Promotions seemingly pulled his WBO mandatory, Chris Avalos out of their scheduled fight.
RingTV.com caught up with Leo Santa Cruz ahead of the WBC 122-pound beltholder’s title defense against Manuel Roman on the undercard of Saturday’s Floyd Mayweather Jr.-Marcos Maidana rematch. Santa Cruz shared his thoughts on Roman, the hot junior featherweight division and his future plans.
Carl Frampton lived up to much of his promise and popularity by outclassing Kiko Martinez en route to a unanimous decision victory in front of 16,000 hometown fans on Saturday in Belfast, Northern Ireland. Frampton earned the IBF 122-pound title with the rematch win.