Action shots from two title-winning knockouts in Carson, Calif.: Jhonny Gonzalez’s first-round KO of Abner Mares and Leo Santa Cruz’s third-round stoppage of Victor Terrazas. Photos by Naoki Fukuda.
It took less than three rounds for Leo Santa Cruz to add a second title in as many divisions to his résumé on Saturday night as he demolished WBC junior featherweight beltholder Victor Terrazas at the Stub Hub Center in the evening’s co-feature.
Johnathon Banks on his knockout of Seth Mitchell in the wake of Emanuel Steward’s death: “This is dedicated to Emanuel for everything that he did for me since I was 15. It was very emotional considering what has happened over the past few weeks.”
Danny Garcia wasn’t given much of a shot to beat Amir Khan but the underdog from Philadelphia proved too stubborn and hard-punching for the British star who was knocked out in the fourth-round of a thrilling shootut in Las Vegas on Saturday.