The world champion in three different weight classes Leo Santa Cruz entered this fight with a professional boxing record of 33-1-1 (18 knockouts) and he is ranked as the No.1 featherweight in the world. He suffered his only loss when he faced Carl Frampton in 2016 (=Santa Cruz vs Frampton I) but he took revenge on him in 2017 (=Frampton vs Santa Cruz II).
His opponent, Chris Avalos, has an official record of 27-5-0 (20 knockouts) and he entered as the No.31 in the same weight class but he lost two out of his last three bouts, against Oscar Valdez (=Avalos vs Valdez) and Mark Magsayo; after this fight he has beat Miguel Flores. Santa Cruz vs Avalos is valid for the WBA Super World featherweight title (Santa Cruz’s first defense). Watch the video and rate this fight!
Where: StubHub Center, Carson, California, USA
Division: featherweight (126 lbs, 57.2 kg)
Title: WBA Super World Featherweight title
Santa Cruz’s previous fight: Carl Frampton vs Leo Santa Cruz 2
Santa Cruz’s next fight: Leo Santa Cruz vs Abner Mares 2
Santa Cruz vs Avalos full fight video:
(Free embeddable video hosted on Youtube and not uploaded by AllTheBestFights)