Tonight (Sat. February 16, 2019) WBA featherweight champion Leo Santa Cruz defended his title on FOX. Cruz faced Rafael Rivera in the main event of the night. Cruz was on a three-fight win streak since suffering his first career loss to Carl Frampton in 2016. He made his third consecutive title defense against Rivera with a unanimous decision victory. Rivera came in off a knockout win over Jose Ramos after suffering the first two losses of his career.
Check out MMA News’ coverage of the Cruz vs. Rivera fight card here:
- WBA featherweight title: (C) Leo Santa Cruz def. Rafael Rivera (119-109, 119-109, 119-109)
- Welterweight: Omar Figueroa Jr. def. John Molina Jr. via unanimous decision (97-93, 98-92, 99-91)
Junior featherweight: Cesar Juarez vs. Ryosuke Iwasa IBF strawweight title: (C) Carlos Licona vs. DeeJay Kriel Featherweight: Marlon Tapales vs. TBA Middleweight: Hugo Centeno Jr. vs. Oscar Cortez
- Junior middleweight: Sebastian Fundora def. Donnie Marshall via R3 TKO (1:08)