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McGuigan: Frampton Will Make an Impact in Vegas With Santa Cruz

Barry McGuigan, who promotes WBA featherweight champion Carl Frampton, believes his fighter will become a legend by beating challenger Leo Santa Cruz for a second time in the United States. The rematc...Read More

Frampton: I'll Make it Two-Nil, Santa Cruz Only Fights One Way!

As reported on Thursday, a deal has been finalized for the rematch between WBA featherweight champion Carl Frampton and challenger Leo Santa Cruz. The fight is heading to January 28th, likely at the M...Read More

Carl Frampton Says Rematch Deal Finalized With Leo Santa Cruz

The Belfast-born boxer defeated the 28-year-old Mexican to become the first Northern Irishman to win world titles at two different weights following a majority decision in New York. ...Read More

Frampton vs. Santa Cruz Rematch Likely in 2017, Says McGuigan

The rematch between WBA featherweight champion Carl Frampton and challenger Leo Santa Cruz is looking more likely to take place a date in the first quarter of 2017. ...Read More

Tevin Farmer Wants Leo Santa Cruz Showdown in March

Tevin Farmer (22-4-1, 5 KOs) has been telling anyone who will listen that he is a world champion in the making and, after his last performance many among the boxing public seem to be agreeing with him...Read More

Leo Santa Cruz's Dad Says Frampton Rematch Deal is Very Close

Jose Santa Cruz, father and trainer of Leo Santa Cruz (32-1-1, 18KOs), says a deal is getting close for a rematch with WBA world featherweight champion Carl Frampton (23-0, 14KOs). ...Read More

Frampton Ready For U.S. Rematch: I Can Beat Santa Cruz Anywhere

WBA world featherweight champion Carl Frampton (23-0, 14KOs) wants his rematch against Leo Santa Cruz (32-1-1, 18KOs) to take place in December....Read More

Quigg Backs Frampton: He Nullified Santa Cruz, Won By 3 Points

Former world champion Scott Quigg has actually praised and backed his domestic rival, Carl Frampton (23-0, 14KOs), for last month's career defining performance. ...Read More

Leo Santa Cruz: This Loss Hurts, I'm Real Eager For The Rematch!

Former three division world champion Leo Santa Cruz (32-1-1, 18KOs) is still recovering from the first defeat of his pro career, which took place late last month with a close points defeat at the hand...Read More

Frampton: I'll Rematch 'Sour Grapes' Leo Santa Cruz - NOT in LA!

WBA featherweight champion Carl Frampton has no issue with moving forward with an immediate rematch with Leo Santa Cruz on a date in December - but the fight will not happen in Los Angeles....Read More

Frampton Ready: I Want Santa Cruz Rematch Before Christmas!

WBA featherweight champion Carl Frampton (23-0, 14KOs) is on board and ready to have an immediate rematch with Leo Santa Cruz (32-1-1, 18KOs). The two fighters collided two weeks ago at the Barclays C...Read More

Frampton's Coach: Leo Santa Cruz Might Get Stopped in Rematch

Shane McGuigan, who trains WBA featherweight champion Carl Frampton (23-0, 14KOs) would like to see an immediate rematch with Leo Santa Cruz (32-1-1, 18KOs). ...Read More

Frampton vs. Santa Cruz: Is There Actually a Rematch Clause?

There have been conflicting reports as to whether there is an immediate rematch clause between Carl Frampton and Leo Santa Cruz. This past weekend at the Barclay Center in Brooklyn, New York, Frampton...Read More

Frampton: Hurting Santa Cruz in The Second Made Big Difference

New York - The last time Carl Frampton (23-0, 14 KO's) came to the United States, many would agree that he had a lackluster performance against little known Alejandro Gonzalez. ...Read More

Leo Santa Cruz Will Exercise Immediate Rematch With Frampton

Although the promoter of Carl Frampton has denied it, Leo Santa Cruz and his handlers insist there in an immediate rematch clause in their fight contract. This past Saturday night at the Barclays Cent...Read More

Carl Frampton-Leo Santa Cruz Had Ratings Peak of 549,000

According to Nielsen Media Research, the captivating Carl Frampton-Leo Santa Cruz featherweight title fight peaked at 549,000 viewers during Showtime’s three-fight telecast Saturday night from Brookly...Read More

Santa Cruz-Frampton Averages 480k Viewers on Showtime

The highly enjoyable featherweight title fight in which Carl Frampton outpointed and unseated Leo Santa Cruz this past Saturday was watched by an estimated average of 480,000 people, according to a Ni...Read More

Carl Frampton Teaches Lesson on Perils of Pre-Fight Planning

Carl Frampton Teaches Lesson on Perils of Pre-Fight Planning

By Lyle Fitzsimmons - Well, Leo Santa Cruz, it was fun while it lasted. Being the fight nerd that I unashamedly am, I spent a sizeable chunk of my Saturday afternoon – hours prior to the start of Show...Read More

Selby Wants Frampton in U.K., Still Open to Santa Cruz, Russell

Lee Selby watched from ringside at Barclays Center as Carl Frampton outpointed Leo Santa Cruz to win a featherweight world title. Selby was there because he has a world title of his own....Read More

“Fighting Words” - The Night Carl Frampton Made His Name

“Fighting Words” - The Night Carl Frampton Made His Name

by David P. Greisman - Carl Frampton was already a known commodity. In the United Kingdom, where boxers are able to build audiences much earlier in their careers than in the United States, he went fro...Read More