Twenty-five Olympic tournaments have included boxing since St. Louis 1904 and not once has a professional been allowed to take part. That rule has now changed.
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.
Carl Frampton will defend his 122-pound titles against Leo Santa Cruz this July at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York, according to Frampton’s promoter.
Lee Selby, as always, is calm, cool and collected ahead of his mandatory title defense against Eric Hunter and is eyeing the biggest matchups available at 126 pounds.
Fans may have expected more from Terry Flanagan-Derry Mathews but the winner moves on to bigger and better things following a unanimous decision win.
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.
As expected, both Carl Frampton and Scott Quigg weighed inside the 122-pound limit for their IBF/ WBA junior featherweight title clash.
Carl Frampton, just like Saturday’s opponent, Scott Quigg, is convinced he will dominate this high-profile 122-pound title unification clash.
Carl Frampton and Scott Quigg work out and go face-to-face ahead of Saturday’s unification superfight in Manchester, England.