Russell Jr. vs Santa Cruz Unification in the Works!

Russell vs Santa Cruz

A unification bout between Gary Russell Jr and Leo Santa Cruz being targeted for late 2018!

It appears fans will be treated to a high stakes unification bout between the two featherweight champions. has learned the showdown is being targeted for late 2018.

Both Russell and Santa Cruz are coming off victories in title defenses. Russell took down then undefeated JoJo Diaz in May.

Santa Cruz is coming off a unanimous decision victory over Abner Mares in their rematch in June.

This fight has been talked about for a while. In the 2006 United States Amateur Championships, the current WBC champion defeated Santa Cruz.

This has haunted him for the last twelve years and he has been vocal about getting revenge.

Now with it being close to realization, the fans can expect to end 2018 with a bang. will keep you updated as more information becomes available.

By: Jerrell Fletcher

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