The long wait is over. For the first time since 1997, boxing is back on U.S. network television, as CBS presents a doubleheader this afternoon at 4:30 pm EST, with exciting young bantamweight titlist Leo Santa Cruz takes on Alberto Guevara in the main event.
BLH will have live round-by-round coverage.
Santa Cruz (22-0-1, 13 KO) is fighting for the fifth time this year, defending his IBF title for the third time, against Guevara (16-0, 6 KO), a frankly little-known fringe contender. But if you want to see a promising young action fighter do his thing, look no further than punch machine Santa Cruz, a 24-year-old who has caught many an eye this year.
Also fighting on the card in his four-round professional debut is 2012 U.S. Olympian Joseph Diaz Jr, one of the brighter young talents from the American squad that went to London.
Fight time: 4:30 pm EST
TV channel: CBS