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Boxing: Leo Santa Cruz pounds Jesus Ruiz into submission in title bout
Boxing: Leo Santa Cruz pounds Jesus Ruiz into submission in title bout

Leo Santa Cruz stayed true to his style in his fourth defense of the WBC super-bantamweight championship. In the main undercard fight before the Bermane Stiverne-Deontay Wilder heavyweight title bout here Saturday night at the MGM Grand Garden, the unbeaten Santa Cruz kept pounding away at Mexico's Jesus Ruiz until the damage just mounted up. Ruiz, who entered the fight having been knocked down just once in 247 rounds while compiling a 32-5-5 record, could not withstand the constant barrage. The 26-year-old Santa Cruz, nicknamed Terremoto (earthquake) because he used to throw so many punches as a youngster, finally got Ruiz against the ropes in the seventh round and pounded away...

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