Multi-weight Mexican world champion Leo Santa Cruz showed his fighting heart once again this past weekend on route to a comfortable unanimous points decision.
In a fight he was expected to win in fairness, Santa Cruz did what he had to do in LA by out pointing Rafael Rivera.
Some moments in the fight like this remind one of why boxing is such an amazing sport at times — complete toe to toe action here:
What an exchange.
After the fight Santa Cruz said he wants to fight either Carl Frampton, Josh Warrington or Gary Russell Jr next up.
Either of the above would make for entertaining viewing, really.
Here’s what some of the boxing public have been saying following Santa Cruz’ latest showing this weekend including Leo’s own reaction to the win: