Leo Santa Cruz, Kiko Martinez, Julio Ceja and Hugo Ruiz spoke with RingTV.com prior to the final press conference for Saturday’s Showtime doubleheader.
Junior featherweightweight contender Scott Quigg and middleweight veteran Andy Lee won by second-round knockouts, while lightweight standout Anthony Crolla notched a six-round stoppage on the Carl Froch-George Groves undercard on Saturday.
Puerto Rico’s Roman “Rocky” Martinez will put his WBO junior lightweight belt on the line against RING featherweight champion Mikey Garcia on Saturday.
Junior welterweight Ruslan Provodnikov, who will face WBO beltholder Mike Alvarado on Oct. 19, said that he is pulling for both Tim Bradley and Manny Pacquiao in their respective fights with Juan Manuel Marquez and Brandon Rios.
As part of the wrap-up to last Saturday’s majority decision by Floyd Mayweather Jr. over Canelo Alvarez, Showtime will air the final episode of All Access: Mayweather vs. Canelo.
Negotiations are ongoing for an early September fight between heavyweights Seth Mitchell and Chris Arreola.