Undefeated junior featherweight contender Carl Frampton will face former two-division titleholder Hugo Cazares on April 4 in Belfast, Northern Ireland, as he closes in on his first title shot. The bout is an eliminator for the WBC title held by Leo Santa Cruz.
It took less than three rounds for Leo Santa Cruz to add a second title in as many divisions to his résumé on Saturday night as he demolished WBC junior featherweight beltholder Victor Terrazas at the Stub Hub Center in the evening’s co-feature.
Undefeated junior featherweight titleholder Jhonatan Romero spoke to RingTV.com before he left for Atlantic City where he will defend his IBF belt against Kiko Martinez on Saturday in the co-featured bout to the Daniel Geale-Darren Barker fight on HBO. The classy Colombian boxer spoke about his tough upbringing.
WBA bantamweight titleholder Anselmo Moreno spoke to RingTV.com about making his 12th title defense in his native Panama on Saturday, parting ways with Golden Boy Promotions and his willingness to fight anywhere in the world against the best fighters in the 118- and 122-pound divisions.
The respectful rivalry between undefeated UK junior featherweight contenders Carl Frampton and Scott Quigg continued to build following Frampton’s ninth-round TKO of Kiko Martinez in his native Belfast, Northern Ireland, on Saturday.
Carl Frampton passed his sternest test yet in flying colors with a ninth-round stoppage of Kiko Martinez in a war to claim the European 122-pound title at the Odyssey Arena in his native Belfast, Northern Ireland, on Saturday.