The people of Mexico may well be uniting ahead of their country’s bid for World Cup glory in Russia over the coming weeks, but in boxing, two Mexican featherweights are about to put native harmony on ice to fight for the WBA Super World Featherweight Title. It’s Santa Cruz vs Mares 2, and you can live stream every punch, duck and weave.
Santa Cruz vs Mares 2 – where and when?The Leo Santa Cruz vs Abner Mares rematch takes place on Saturday June 9. It will be held in the same venue as the original duel – the Staples Center in Downtown Los Angeles.
It’s pegged for a 7pm start local time, which is 10pm Eastern and 3am Sunday BST.
Leo Santa Cruz and Abner Mares face off this weekend in a rematch of their memorable 2015 title fight which saw Santa Cruz win via a majority decision. Santa Cruz, nicknamed ‘El Terremoto’ (‘The Earthquake’), enters the fight with a career record of 34 wins (19 by knock out), one defeat and one draw. Mares isn’t far behind on 31 wins (15 by knock out), two defeats and one draw.
If the contest is anything like their first meeting three years ago, we’re in for an entertaining night. Santa Cruz and Mares went the full distance at the Staples Center in their