On Saturday, June 9, TGB Promotions and Premier Boxing Champions hosted an event from the Staples Center in Los Angeles for Santa Cruz vs. Mares 2.

In the night’s main event, WBA super world featherweight titleholder Leo Santa Cruz met a familiar foe in his second stint as champion when he took on former two-division WBC champion and current WBA world featherweight titleholder Abner Mares.

In the evening’s co-main event, WBC world super welterweight champ Jermell Charlo put his undefeated record on the line against former WBA world super welterweight titleholder Austin Trout.

The event aired live at 10 p.m. ET on Showtime.

Leo Santa Cruz def. Abner Mares by unanimous decision (115-113, 116-112, 117-111) – WBA super world featherweight title
Jermell Charlo def. Austin Trout by majority decision (115-111, 118-108, 113-113) – WBC world super welterweight title
Ivan Redkach def. Brian Jones by unanimous decision

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Zach Aittama
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Zach Aittama became a fan of martial arts at an early age. Hooked on the sport after one experience, Zach started training Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and Muay Thai as a teenager. Watching the sport only increased his interest, building a fascination for combat sports around the globe. Years of training and amateur bouts later, Zach continues to train while working and attending school full-time. Zach started writing for Fight Sport Asia in 2014 and joined the Combat Press staff in July of 2015.

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