News | Aug 15 2014

Leo Santa Cruz and Miguel Vazquez star on Floyd Mayweather-Marcos Maidana II undercard

Leo Santa Cruz and Miguel Vazquez to defend world titles on Floyd Mayweather-Marcos Maidana II undercard
Boxing: Cruz vs Mijares  |  Mar 8, 2014; Las Vegas, NV, USA; Leo Santa Cruz (white gloves) trades punches with Cristian Mijares (yellow gloves) during their super bantamweight title bout at MGM Grand Arena. Mandatory Credit: Stephen R. Sylvanie-USA TODAY Sports / Reuters

IN keeping with Mexican Independence Day tradition, Mayweather Promotions has assembled a stellar undercard featuring some of this era’s most exciting boxers to co-feature on ‘MAYHEM: Mayweather vs. Maidana 2′ on Saturday September 13 from the MGM Grand Garden Arena live on SHOWTIME PPV.

Featured on the four-fight pay-per-view telecast, fan favourite Leo “Terremoto” Santa Cruz will put his WBC super-bantamweight world championship on the line in a 12-round bout against Mexican contender Manuel “Suavecito” Roman, plus Tijuana-Baja’s Miguel “Títere” Vazquez defends his IBF lightweight title against Mayweather Promotions’ rising star Mickey “The Spirit” Bey. In the opening bout on pay per view, Alfredo “El Perro” Angulo returns to the ring against James De La Rosa in a 10-round bout.

Rounding out a night of televised fights, SHOWTIME will present a live 10-round light-welterweight bout between John Molina Jnr and Humberto “La Zorrita”
Soto on “COUNTDOWN LIVE” (SHOWTIME) immediately preceding the SHOWTIME PPV telecast.