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Santa Cruz-Mares replay

Watch as Leo Santa Cruz defeats Abner Mares to win a featherweight title in a fight widely considered as candidate for fight-of-the-year.

What's next after Santa Cruz-Mares? (5:36)
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E:60 - The Promise

Heavyweight titlist Deontay Wilder is fighting to fulfill a promise he made to his daughter ten years ago. E:60 takes you through Wilder's improbable journey.

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1dDan Rafael

Rankings: Santa Cruz proves his weight

It's time to believe the hype: Leo Santa Cruz proved to be the better man against Abner Mares -- and showed he's ready to take on the best fighters the featherweight division has to offer.

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23hDan Rafael

Notes: Hernandez-Ramirez date finally set

The mandatory fight between cruiserweight titlist Yoan Pablo Hernandez and interim titlist Victor Emilio Ramirez finally has a date and location.

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Berto dialed in for Mayweather fight

Welterweight contender Andre Berto knows he is a massive underdog against Floyd Mayweather for their world title fight on Sept. 12. He just doesn't care about the odds.

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20hDan Rafael

Saunders cut sparring; fight vs. Lee ppd. again

A middleweight fight between Andy Lee and Billy Joe Saunders has been postponed again after Saunders was cut over the eye in a recent sparring session.

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2dDan Rafael

Ramirez moving to new date for tune-up fight

Super middleweight Gilberto Ramirez was penciled in to fight on Oct. 9, but there has been a change of plans and he could be headed for a Nov. 20 card.

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2dDan Rafael

Scorecard: Santa Cruz-Mares was worth the wait

Leo Santa Cruz and Abner Mares produced an old-fashioned slugfest reminiscent of some other great all-Mexican fights and one that warrants a rematch.

Leo Santa Cruz: 'It's a dream come true' (1:21)
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Cruz, Mares delivered, talk rematch

The boxing world had to wait to see the fight they were asking for, but when Leo Santa Cruz and Abner Mares finally met Saturday night in Los Angeles, they delivered the type of action and entertainment that left fans asking they do it once again.

3dDan Rafael

Ceja KOs Ruiz, wins interim title

Julio Ceja got up from the canvas to win an interim junior featherweight title by stopping Hugo Ruiz in Round 5 on Saturday at the Staples Center in Los Angeles.

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5dDan Rafael

Perez-Crolla rematch in Nov. at site of first bout

The rematch between lightweight titleholder Darleys Perez and Anthony Crolla, ordered after their controversial draw on July 18, will be Nov. 21 at Manchester Arena in England.

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3dDan Rafael

Santa Cruz outslugs Mares to stay unbeaten

In a fight-of-the-year candidate, Leo Santa Cruz won a hard-fought majority decision featherweight bout with Abner Mares in ESPN's Premier Boxing Champions main event at Staples Center.

Santa Cruz wins battle of L.A. (2:20)
Santa Cruz tags Mares (0:15)
Santa Cruz, Mares letting it fly (0:16)
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3dDan Rafael

Ceja KOs Ruiz, wins interim title

Julio Ceja got up from the canvas to win an interim junior featherweight title by stopping Hugo Ruiz in Round 5 on Saturday at the Staples Center in Los Angeles.

Ceja returns the favor to Ruiz (0:38)
Ruiz knocks down Ceja with left hook (0:22)
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ESPN3 replay: Angulo stops Munoz

Watch as Alfredo "Perro" Angulo defeats Hector "The Hurricane" Munoz by KO in a one-sided super middleweight battle on Saturday at the Staples Center in Los Angeles.

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5dBernardo Pilatti

Five keys for Leo Santa Cruz

Can Leo Santa Cruz remain unbeaten in Saturday's showdown against Abner Mares? Bernardo Pilatti highlights five keys to victory.

6dBernardo Pilatti

Five keys for Abner Mares

Can Abner Mares reclaim his status of old against Leo Santa Cruz on Saturday? Bernardo Pilatti highlights five keys to victory.

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6dDan Rafael

Fonfara to face Cleverly with eye on Stevenson

Light heavyweight contender Andrzej Fonfara will face former light heavyweight titleholder Nathan Cleverly on Oct. 16 at the UIC Pavilion, Premier Boxing Champions announced Wednesday.


The Ropes - Santa Cruz-Mares Preview

Rafe Bartholomew and Brian Campbell return to break down all the chatter heading into boxing's prime fall season and analyze Saturday's Leo Santa Cruz-Abner Mares fight on ESPN.


Mayweather to Rousey: 'Big bank take little bank'

The verbal feud between boxer Floyd Mayweather and the UFC's Ronda Rousey continued into Thursday, when Mayweather issued a response to comments Rousey had directed at him a day earlier.

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4dDan Rafael

Broner, Allakhverdiev to fight for 140-pound title

Adrien Broner and Khabib Allakhverdiev, both coming off losses, are going to fight for a vacant junior welterweight world title on Oct. 3 -- unless Top Rank's protest is upheld.

Floyd Mayweather balls with Isaiah Thomas (2:00)
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ESPN3 replay: Andre Berto open workout

Watch as former two-time welterweight titlist Andre Berto prepares for his fight against pound-for-pound king Floyd Mayweather on Sept. 12 in Las Vegas.

Look ahead to Mares vs Santa Cruz (2:56)
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Santa Cruz-Mares: Top stats to know

See how Leo Santa Santa Cruz is similar to Floyd Mayweather ahead of his fight against Abner Mares


Nigel Collins @NigelBoxing

Less than 10 minutes away from the replay of the thrilling Leo Santa Cruz-Abner Mares replay on ESPN2 at 9 p.m. ET.