In a clash of young unbeaten stars, Leo Santa Cruz defends his WBA featherweight title against Carl Frampton who will be making his debut at 126 pounds.
Lee Haskins wasn’t required to throw a punch to win a world title but his work begins in earnest when he defends for the first time against Ivan Morales on May 14.
Carl Frampton is now the unified IBF and WBA junior featherweight champion after scoring a split decision win over domestic rival Scott Quigg in Manchester, England.
Carl Frampton, just like Saturday’s opponent, Scott Quigg, is convinced he will dominate this high-profile 122-pound title unification clash.
Scott Quigg and Carl Frampton have argued for years over who would reign supreme if they ever fought. That argument will be settled on Saturday.
After three heartbreaking losses in world title fights, British super middleweight George Groves believes he now has the team in place to make it fourth time lucky.
If the February 27 world title fight between Frampton and Quigg is a sign of things to come then 2016 might be one of the most memorable years in boxing for a long time.
Despite lengthy talks, it looks like a showdown between undefeated featherweights Carl Frampton and Scott Quigg is closer to reality.
Unbeaten junior featherweight Carl Frampton will fight professionally in the United States for the first time when he defends his IBF world title against Alejandro Gonzalez Jr. on July 18 in El Paso, Texas.
Carl Frampton could go on to become the greatest Irish boxer of all time, according to the promoter Barry McGuigan, after the young Ulsterman claimed his first world title against the relentless, teak-tough Spaniard Kiko Martínez on Belfast’s Titanic Causeway on Saturday.