Review: 2014-09-13, pretty good finish between Leo Santa Cruz and Manuel Roman but it is not enough to get three stars. The undefeated Leo Santa Cruz entered this fight with a professional boxing record of 27-0-1 (15 knockouts) and he is ranked as the No.3 super bantamweight in the world (currently the #1 in this division is Guillermo Rigondeaux); he has already fought once in 2014 beating Cristian Mijares (=Santa Cruz vs Mijares).
His opponent, Manuel Roman, has a record of 17-2-3 (6 knockouts) and he entered as the No.91 bantamweight, he suffered his last defeat in 2012 when he faced the undefeated Randy Caballero in a fight valid for the WBO NABO Bw title (=Caballero vs Roman), after that bout he has won twice. Santa Cruz vs Roman is valid for the WBC super bantamweight title (Santa Cruz’s third defense); undercard of Floyd Mayweather Jr vs Marcos Maidana 2. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Where: MGM Grand, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
Division: super bantamweight (122 lbs, 55.3 kg)
Title: WBC super bantamweight title
Santa Cruz’s previous fight: Leo Santa Cruz vs Cristian Mijares
Santa Cruz’s next fight: Leo Santa Cruz vs Jesus Ruiz
Roman’s next fight: Diego De La Hoya vs Manuel Roman
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