Hearn Requests Meeting To Make Quigg-Frampton
By Shaun Brown
Matchroom Boxing promoter, Eddie Hearn told BoxingScene today that it’s “Music to our ears” after discovering that Leo Santa Cruz wants to face WBA Super-bantamweight champion Scott Quigg in a unification clash in July or August instead of Carl Frampton, according to quotes from The Daily Mail’s website earlier today.
Santa Cruz, the WBC belt holder at 122lbs told SportsMail: “I think I will fight Scott Quigg before Carl Frampton, he has the belt and Frampton doesn’t have one right now. It’s a better opportunity against Scott.”
In response, Hearn told ‘Scene: “We’d be more than happy to step up and face Santa Cruz in a unification, let’s make it happen.”
But Hearn also informed BS that he is due to meet with Carl Frampton’s team this week in order to push through a fight between the Northern Irishman and Quigg.
“My number one choice without any shadow of a doubt is Carl Frampton for Quigg. We’ve made offers, we’ve requested meetings and we’re waiting to hear back from the McGuigans about a meeting this Friday which I’ve asked to be brought forward. I want to try and get moving. Let’s just get in a room and get the fight made. I want (Quigg) to fight Carl Frampton, and that’s what everyone wants, but if they don’t want it then our number one target is Santa Cruz.”
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[QUOTE=IronDanHamza;14527240]Makes sense. He's been saying a while he can get that for Quigg. Tough fight for Quigg.[/QUOTE] Just seen that Santa Cruz said he wants Quigg now instead of Frampton.... [url]http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sport/boxing/article-2620727/Leo-Santa-Cruz-snub-Carl-Frampton-setting-sights-Scott-Quigg-unification.html[/url] Frampton-Kiko II Quigg-Santa Cruz Poor Rigo :lol1:Comment by IronDanHamza on 05-07-2014
[QUOTE=Dirk Diggler UK;14527227]Hearn is apparently trying to secure Santa Cruz for Quigg now[/QUOTE] Makes sense. He's been saying a while he can get that for Quigg. Tough fight for Quigg.Comment by Dirk Diggler UK on 05-07-2014
[QUOTE=IronDanHamza;14527220]Haha no surprises there. Hearn was giving it the Barry Large saying Kiko-Frampton won't happen. Or was that Santa Cruz? It may have been Santa Cruz actually, I forget. Anyway, Frampton-Kiko's a good fight again. First one was competitive before…Comment by IronDanHamza on 05-07-2014
[QUOTE=Dirk Diggler UK;14527153]Apparently the meeting didn't go well. Frampton is about to fight Kiko in a rematch.[/QUOTE] Haha no surprises there. Hearn was giving it the Barry Large saying Kiko-Frampton won't happen. Or was that Santa Cruz? It may have…Comment by Dirk Diggler UK on 05-07-2014
Apparently the meeting didn't go well. Frampton is about to fight Kiko in a rematch.Post a Comment - View More User Comments (32)