Former IBF bantamweight titleholder Leo Santa Cruz and undefeatd middleweight prospect J’Leon Love will compete in separate bouts on the undercard of the May 4 Floyd Mayweather-Robert Guerrero Showtime Pay Per View event.
IBF bantamweight titleholder Leo Santa Cruz aspires to the greatness of Mexican predecessors such as Julio Cesar Chavez Sr., Juan Manuel Marquez and Oscar Larios.
Former RING light heavyweight and middleweight champ Bernard Hopkins is being targeted for a comeback on March 9 opposite 175-pound titleholders Nathan Cleverly, Beibut Shumenov or Tavoris Cloud.
Leo Santa Cruz’s days are numbered at bantamweight, but the unbeaten IBF titleholder will remain at 118 pounds at least until the end of the year. He defends his belt against Victor Zaleta on the Abner Mares-Anselmo Moreno undercard at Staples Center on Saturday.
Manny Pacquiao began training in Hollywood on Monday for his fourth clash with Juan Manuel Marquez, which is slated for Dec. 8 at The MGM Grand in Las Vegas.