Leo Santa Cruz vs. Chris Avalos & Abner Mares vs. Andres Gutierrez Quotes
LOS ANGELES - Three-division world champion Leo Santa Cruz (33-1-1, 18 KOs) and former world title challenger Chris Avalos (27-5, 20 KOs) spoke with the media Tuesday afternoon at the Conga Room at L.A. Live ahead of their world title bout taking place Saturday, October 14, that headlines Premier Boxing Champions on FOX and FOX Deportes from StubHub Center in Carson, California.
Also in attendance, Tuesday was four-time world champion Abner Mares, who takes on Andres Gutierrez as he looks to setup a rematch with Leo Santa Cruz in early 2018.
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Leo Santa Cruz had this to say about his upcoming opponent and his plans going forward.
"Chris Avalos is a tough fighter. He has 20 knockouts so I'm not going to underestimate him. Up there in the ring anything can happen. I'm going to be smart, be patient and do what I have to do to win the fight.
Chris Avalos has this to say about the fight
"We are going to see the best Chris Avalos. I am going to bring the best. It is going to be a fight to remember."
Abner Mares on his opponent Gutierrez and a rematch with Santa Cruz
"Gutierrez is no easy test, but he doesn't have the talent that I have. He doesn't have the heart that I have. He doesn't have the corner that I have. I'm going to come out victorious and give the fans a good fight.
This is a great double header featuring two of the top Mexican-American fighters in the sport of boxing, the outcome of these fights will help to shape the landscape in the featherweight division.
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