The world champion in three different weight classes Leo Santa Cruz entered this fight with a pro boxing record of 36-1-1 (19 knockouts) and he is ranked as the No.1 featherweight in the world. ‘El Terremoto’ Santa Cruz suffered his only loss when he faced Carl Frampton in 2016 (Santa Cruz vs Frampton I) but then, in 2017, he took revenge on him (Frampton vs Santa Cruz II); after this bout he has won three fights defeating Rafael Rivera in 2019 (Leo Santa Cruz vs Rafael Rivera).
His opponent, Miguel Flores, has a record of 24-2-0 (12 knockouts) and he entered as the No.141 super featherweight. He lost two consecutive bouts in 2017, against Dat Nguyen and Chris Avalos, but then he has beat Raul Chirino and Luis May. Santa Cruz vs Flores is valid for the WBA Super World super featherweight title; undercard of Deontay Wilder vs Luis Ortiz 2. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Where: MGM Grand, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
Division: super featherweight (130 lbs, 59.0 kg)
Title: WBA Super World super featherweight title
Santa Cruz’s previous fight: Leo Santa Cruz vs Rafael Rivera
Santa Cruz vs Flores full fight video:
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