Leo Santa Cruz returns to action on Saturday, February 16 to defend his WBA championship against Rafael Rivera in the main event of a Premier Boxing Champions event at Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, California. It is expected to be a showcase for Santa Cruz against a late replacement before he steps into the ring for a unification fight against unbeaten WBC champion Gary Russell Jr.
The event will air live on FOX.
In the co-main event, a welterweight matchup between Omar Figueroa Jr. and Jose Molina Jr. will square off.
The televised portion of the card will also feature Hugo Centeno Jr. vs. Oscar Cortes and 2016 Olympian Karlos Balderas vs. Jose Cen Torres.
All of the information you need to catch the action can be seen below.
Leo Santa Cruz vs Rafael Rivera: Fight Time & Viewing Details
Event: Leo Santa Cruz vs. Rafael Rivera
Date: Saturday, February 16, 2019
Location: Los Angeles, California
Venue: Microsoft Theater
Main Card Time: 8:00 P.M. EST
How To Watch Santa Cruz vs. Rivera Online
The Leo Santa Cruz vs. Rafael Rivera event will begin this Saturday, February 16, 2019, at 8:00 P.M. ET and can be watched online – without cable subscription – via Sling TV and FOX Sports Go. Here are your options in detail:
FOX Sports Go
Your best bet for watching Santa Cruz battle Rivera via a live stream is FOX Sports GO. You will need your log-in and password information for your cable or satellite provider and you’re good to go.
If you don’t have access to a cable or satellite log-in, you can live stream the fight online through DIRECTV NOW. DIRECTV offers a free seven-day trial, so you’ll receive a full seven days free before your paid membership begins. If you cancel your subscription within the week, you will not be charged. DIRECTV NOW is available on Desktop, Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV and Chromecast.
If you don’t have access to a cable or satellite log-in, you can watch the game through Sling TV. Sling TV is service that allows subscribers to watch live and on-demand TV channels on TVs, computer or mobile device for a monthly fee. It’s just like a cable or satellite TV service, except it’s delivered over the internet. The service’s Orange package includes FOX Sports Networks and costs $20 a month, but you can sign up for a free seven-day trial. If you cancel your subscription within a week, you will not be charged. Once signed up, simply download the app for your computer to start watching.
Please note FOX Sports on Sling TV & DIRECTV NOW is only available in: Atlanta, Austin, Charlotte, Dallas-Ft. Worth, Detroit, Gainesville, L.A., Minneapolis, New York, Orlando-Daytona, Philadelphia, Phoenix, San Francisco-Oakland-San Jose, Tamp-St. Petersburg, Washington, D.C.
Leo Santa Cruz vs. Rafael Rivera starts at 8:00 P.M, you may stream the fights for free via Sling TV. Sling TV is a service that allows subscribers to watch live and on-demand TV channels on TVs, computer or mobile device. It’s just like a cable or satellite TV service, except it’s delivered over the internet. You can sign up for a free 7-day trial. If you cancel your subscription within seven days, you will not be charged. Once signed up, simply download the Sling TV app for your computer, phone or mobile device to start streaming.
MMAStreams via Reddit
Your other option is to visit MMAStreams on Reddit to see if you can find a stream for this event.
Leo Santa Cruz vs. Rafael Rivera Fight Card
- Leo Santa Cruz vs. Rafael Rivera: WBA “Super” Featherweight title
- Omar Figueroa Jr. vs. John Molina Jr.
- Hugo Centeno Jr. vs. Oscar Cortes
- Karlos Balderas vs. Jose Cen Torres
- Donnie Marshall vs. Sebastian Fundora
- Ivan Redkach vs. Tyrone Harris
- Carlos Licona vs. DeeJay Kriel: IBF Minimumweight Title
- Cesar Juarez vs. Ryosuke Iwasa: IBF Super Bantamweight Title Eliminator
- Marlon Tapales vs. Fernando Vargas Parra
- Neri Ariel Cruz Romero vs. Thomas Smith
- Julian Rodarte vs. Miguel Angel Mendoza
- Jerry Perez vs. Ivan Leon Benitez
- Shon Mondragon vs. Julio Martinez