A fight now years in the making may finally happen. Leo Santa Cruz told USA TODAY Sports on that he hopes to face Abner Mares in August or September. Santa Cruz (30-0-1, 17 KOs) has been criticized to his lack of strong opposition. There have been many obstacles in the matchmaking process that is out of the hands of the fighters.
Leo Santa Cruz is a classic hard hitting Mexican fighter that throws a large volume of punches. His last fight was against Jose Cayetano where he won by UD. Abner Mares another Mexican fighters from Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico last fought in march against Arturo Santos Reyes, winning by UD
Its a fight that boxing fans have wanted to see for a long time.