Five top boxing matches left in 2016

Five top boxing matches left in 2016

The days on this year’s boxing schedule have hurriedly dwindled, but on Thursday news broke about some interesting upcoming bouts:

-- The Leo Santa Cruz-Carl Frampton super-featherweight title rematch will be Jan. 28 at MGM Grand in Las Vegas, with a co-main event of Riverside’s unbeaten Mikey Garcia fighting for Dejan Zlaticanin’s World Boxing Council lightweight belt.

-- The rescheduled Abner Mares-Jesus Cuellar featherweight title bout is coming Dec. 10 at USC’s Galen Center, as well as the super-welterweight title fight between unbeatens Jermall Charlo and Julian Williams.

Here’s a quick look at the best of the remaining bouts...