Tag: Leo Santa Cruz
Mexican Superstar Canelo Alvarez Returns Saturday, March 8 to Face Tough and Hungry Countryman Alfredo Angulo at MGM Grand Las Vegas Live on Showtime PPV®
Four-Fight Pay Per View Event Stacked With All-Action Bouts:
Leo Santa Cruz vs. Cristian Mijares
Omar Figueroa vs. Ricardo Alvarez
Carlos Molina vs. Jermall Charlo
Lightweights Jorge Linares and Nihito Arakawa Collide In Top Non-PPV Match
TICKETS ARE ON SALE NOW!
LAS VEGAS, NV, January 17, 2014 — Former World Champion and Mexican boxing superstar Canelo Alvarez returns to the ring on Saturday, March 8 to face the fierce and rugged Alfredo “El Perro” Angulo in the headline attraction of a stacked four-fight event at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, presented live on SHOWTIME PPV®.
Promoted by Golden Boy Promotions, the pay-per-view card offers matchups that promise to be exciting, all-action bouts. The most anticipated match of the night features Canelo, as he looks to reassert himself as the best young fighter of this era. Rounding out the card are three outstanding 12-round world title fights: Two-Division World Champion Leo “Terremoto” Santa Cruz (27-0-1, 15 KO’s) will defend his WBC Super Bantamweight World Title against former Two-Time World Champion Cristian “El Diamante” Mijares (49-7-2, 24 KO’s); exciting young star Omar “Panterita” Figueroa (24-0-1, 17 KO’s) will risk his WBC Interim Lightweight Title against Canelo’s brother Ricardo “Dinamita” Alvarez (23-2-3, 14 KO’s) and “King” Carlos Molina (22-5-2, 6 KO’s) will defend his IBF Junior Middleweight Championship against undefeated Jermall Charlo (17-0, 13 KO’s). (continue reading…)
Jesus Soto Karass vs. Keith Thurman, Leo Santa Cruz vs. Cesar Seda
SAN ANTONIO, TX, November 21, 2013 — Anticipation is simmering for a compelling evening of boxing in a couple weeks. Headlined by Adrien Broner versus Marcos Maidana, this fight card is loaded, as this conference call suggests.
Kelly Swanson: Thanks, everybody, for calling in. We really appreciate it. This call is to talk about this fantastic undercard, the undercard for the Adrien Broner and Marcos Maidana fight, which is December 14 from the Alamodome in San Antonio.
We’re going to start off today with Cesar Seda and Leo Santa Cruz, and then immediately following their comments and your questions for them, we will turn it over to Keith Thurman and Jesus Soto Karass. To get this call going, I’m going to introduce Richard Schaefer, Chief Executive Officer of Golden Boy Promotions. (continue reading…)
LIVE ON SATURDAY, DEC. 14 at 8p ET/5p PT; Tickets From $10 On Sale Now!
SAN ANTONIO, TX, October 31, 2013 — An enthusiastic crowd of hundreds of boxing fans turned out for an to the public press conference on the floor of the Alamodome today as Golden Boy Promotions formally announced DANGER ZONE, a blockbuster event headlined by a highly anticipated matchup between undefeated WBA Welterweight Champion Adrien “The Problem” Broner and former WBA Junior Welterweight Champion Marcos “El Chino” Maidana live on SHOWTIME® (8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT) on Saturday, Dec. 14.
The 12-rounder between rising superstar Broner (27-0, 22 KO’s), of Cincinnati, and the always-dangerous, hard-hitting Maidana (34-3, 31 KO’s), of Margarita, Santa Fe, Argentina, tops a stacked fight card to close out what has been a record-breaking year on SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING®. (continue reading…)
SHOWTIME Sports® Returns to San Antonio with IBF Welterweight World Champion Devon Alexander ‘The Great’ Defending His Title Against Shawn ‘Showtime’Porter at Freeman Coliseum on Saturday, November 30
WBC Super Bantamweight World Champion Leo “Teremoto” Santa Cruz Puts His Title on the Line Against Cesar Seda in Co-Feature; WBC Continental Americas Super Lightweight Champion Ricardo “Dinamita” Alvarez also on the Card
Tickets Go On Sale Monday, Oct. 21 at 10 a.m. CT
SAN ANTONIO, TX, October 18, 2013 — SHOWTIME Sports® will present a world championship doubleheader on Saturday, Nov. 30, as Devon Alexander “The Great” defends his IBF Welterweight World Championship against Shawn “Showtime” Porter in a 12-round bout at Freeman Coliseum in San Antonio, Texas. In the co-main event, also scheduled for 12-rounds, the WBC Super Bantamweight Championship is on the line as Leo “Teremoto” Santa Cruz defends his title against Cesar Seda.
In a preliminary bout junior welterweight contender Ricardo “Dinamita” Alvarez will face an opponent to be named in a 10-round matchup. (continue reading…)
Jhonny Gonzalez Knocks Out Abner Mares in First Round to Win WBC Featherweight Title in Upset of the Year Before 7,686 Fans
Undefeated Leo Santa Cruz Captures WBC Super Bantamweight Crown With Third-Round Knockout Over Defending Champion Victor Terrazas; Replay Is Sunday, Aug. 25, at 9 a.m. ET/PT on SHOWTIME®
CARSON, CA, August 24, 2013 — In a leading candidate for Upset of the Year – and possible Knockout of the Year – former two-division world champion and knockout artist Jhonny Gonzalez (55-8, 47 KO’s) registered a stunning 2:55, first-round knockout over previously unbeaten Abner Mares (26-1-1, 14 KO’s) Saturday on SHOWTIME® before 7,686 loud and enthusiastic fans at StubHub Center in Carson, Calif.
Gonzalez’s shocking upset victory in the WBC featherweight title fight sets up a possible showdown with Leo Santa Cruz (25-0-1, 15 KO’s), who scored two knockdowns en route to an impressive third-round knockout over defending WBC super bantamweight champion Victor Terrazas (37-3-1, 21 KO’s) in the SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING co-feature. (continue reading…)