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#Leo Santa Cruz

# leo-santa-cruz - Sunday 10 June, 2018

Santa Cruz wins rematch to hold onto WBA featherweight title, Crawford stops Horn

The Mexican fighter improved to 34-1-1 with 19 career knockouts by winning on all three judges scorecards.

# leo-santa-cruz - Friday 13 October, 2017

Santa Cruz and Mares both want Frampton as soon as they're finished with each other

Leo Santa Cruz wants a rubber match with Carl Frampton in 2018, but rival Abner Mares also wants a bite of The Jackal.

# leo-santa-cruz - Wednesday 30 August, 2017

Andres Gutierrez to fight on undercard of Leo Santa Cruz's bout with fellow former Frampton opponent

Carl Frampton will be the common denominator on a big California fight night this October.

# leo-santa-cruz - Tuesday 1 August, 2017

Leo Santa Cruz says he's willing to travel to Belfast to fight Carl Frampton, but still has one issue to resolve

Frampton has previously accused rival Santa Cruz of not living up to his word and fighting him on home soil for the first time.

# leo-santa-cruz - Friday 30 June, 2017

Carl Frampton details bizarre Twitter DM conversation with rival Leo Santa Cruz

“I think he was drunk!” said Frampton of his Direct Messages exchange with El Terremoto.

# leo-santa-cruz - Wednesday 7 June, 2017

Frampton announces Belfast bout as he bids to get back on track following first career defeat

‘The Jackal’ will fight in his home city on 29 July.

# leo-santa-cruz - Monday 6 March, 2017

Santa Cruz wants unification bout with Selby before taking on Frampton for a third time

The Mexican is hoping to face off against the Welshman this summer.

# leo-santa-cruz - Monday 13 February, 2017

A Santa Cruz-Frampton rematch in Belfast? No way, says Jose - we'll be robbed

Leo Santa Cruz’s dad warns that third fight on Frampton’s turf would be a terrible idea.

# leo-santa-cruz - Sunday 29 January, 2017

'He can come and stay in my house if he wants' - Frampton wants Belfast fight with Santa Cruz

The Mexican secured swift and sweet revenge for the only loss of his own glittering career.

'No excuses': Classy Frampton applauds Santa Cruz as scorecards are read out

“The better man won on the night,” says Frampton, “but let’s do it again.”

Carl Frampton loses world title in narrow Santa Cruz defeat - but trilogy beckons

Both sides point towards another rematch after enthralling Vegas title fight.

# leo-santa-cruz - Saturday 28 January, 2017

There's only two Carl Framptons? Jackal has killer instinct to be Ireland's greatest boxer

Tonight’s WBA featherweight title rematch is not to be missed.

# leo-santa-cruz - Friday 27 January, 2017

Frampton discovers 'devastating' knockout power as Las Vegas debut looms

The WBA featherweight champion defends his title tomorrow night against Leo Santa Cruz.

# leo-santa-cruz - Wednesday 25 January, 2017

Santa Cruz believes Frampton's vocal fans may have cost him his world title

“Maybe the judges were affected by it and maybe it influenced their decisions,” said the former champion ahead of Saturday’s rematch.

# leo-santa-cruz - Tuesday 24 January, 2017

Accolades bring added pressure for Frampton but he expects to deliver on Vegas debut

The Belfast boxer defends his WBA featherweight title this weekend in a rematch with Leo Santa Cruz.

# leo-santa-cruz - Wednesday 21 December, 2016

Carl Frampton's rematch with Leo Santa Cruz to be shown live on Sky Sports

The WBA world featherweight title will be up for grabs.

# leo-santa-cruz - Tuesday 29 November, 2016

Frampton confident of stoppage win in Santa Cruz rematch

The pair were in Belfast today ahead of their January showdown.

# leo-santa-cruz - Tuesday 25 October, 2016

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Frampton set for Vegas debut in January rematch with Santa Cruz

The Belfast fighter will defend his WBA featherweight title for the first time at the MGM Grand.

# leo-santa-cruz - Thursday 20 October, 2016

Let's get ready to rumble: Frampton confirms Santa Cruz rematch

The fight is expected to take place on 28 January at a yet-to-be-confirmed venue.

# leo-santa-cruz - Thursday 22 September, 2016

Frampton's much-anticipated rematch with Santa Cruz close to being confirmed

The bout is expected take place at the end of the year in Las Vegas.

# leo-santa-cruz - Wednesday 3 August, 2016

The potential opponents in line to fight Carl Frampton

There’s a lot of names already in the mix so we’ve taken a look at some of the bigger ones.

# leo-santa-cruz - Sunday 31 July, 2016

'I genuinely believe this kid will go on to be the greatest Irish fighter there has ever been'

Barry McGuigan paid tribute to Carl Frampton after last night’s memorable victory.

Night of the Jackal as Frampton wins WBA featherweight world title

The Belfast boxer was brilliant in his defeat of Leo Santa Cruz in New York to remain undefeated.

# leo-santa-cruz - Saturday 30 July, 2016

'I wanted a big name. I want to prove myself' - Frampton ready for date with destiny

On Friday lunchtime, amid the heat and hustle of the heart of Brooklyn, the boxer was coolness personified.

# leo-santa-cruz - Friday 29 July, 2016

New York State of Mind: Frampton takes his shot at history on a career-defining night

Belfast’s Jackal bids to bring home the featherweight belt his mentor Barry McGuigan held 30 years ago.

From North Belfast to NYC: Carl Frampton's long road to the top

The Belfast boxer has won Irish amateur, Celtic, Commonwealth and world titles – but Saturday night is his biggest test to date.

# leo-santa-cruz - Thursday 28 July, 2016

Ireland v Mexico: Frampton/Santa Cruz only the latest in a long history of fights

In anticipation of this weekend’s big fight, we take a look back at some of the most notable fights between both countries.

# leo-santa-cruz - Wednesday 27 July, 2016

Stats don't lie: Carl Frampton is up against one of the best in the world this weekend

Leo Santa Cruz is a big step up from any of the Jackal’s previous opponents.

# leo-santa-cruz - Thursday 28 April, 2016

Date set for Frampton's WBA title fight in New York as he vacates IBF belt

The 29-year-old meets featherweight champion Leo Santa Cruz at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center in three months’ time.

# leo-santa-cruz - Saturday 23 April, 2016

Carl Frampton to face Santa Cruz for WBA featherweight crown

The 29-year-old will move up a division to face his next opponent with a date to be announced shortly.

# leo-santa-cruz - Friday 11 March, 2016

Frampton to step up in weight division for featherweight title fight with Santa Cruz

The Belfast Jackal looks set to face the Mexican in the US this summer, according to reports.

# leo-santa-cruz - Saturday 5 April, 2014

Ravenhill on the shortlist for Frampton title fight - but he's ready to take his shot in America

Barry McGuigan expects Santa Cruz showdown to be “the best fight in the Super-Bantamweight division.”

# leo-santa-cruz - Wednesday 26 March, 2014

Going to the Carl Frampton fight next week? There are four title fights on the bill as well

Conlan, McCullough, O’Kane and Ormond are all facing a big night in the Odyssey Arena.