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  1. The REAL Carl Frampton will show up against Leo Santa Cruz next weekend vows the Northern IrishmanRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Mirror.co.uk

    Carl Frampton has vowed to show Leo Santa Cruz, and the rest of America, what he is really made of in New York next Saturday. Northern Irishman Frampton last fought in the United States a year ago when he faced Alejandro Gonzalez Junior in El Paso, Texas.

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  2. Frampton: Santa Cruz is overlooking meRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | ESPN

    Frampton believes Santa Cruz got a false impression of him when he witnessed from ringside the Northern Irishman being dropped twice by little-known Alejandro Gonzalez Jr. in the opening round in Texas last year. But Frampton, 29, recovered to win a unanimous points decision and is back in America to challenge WBA world featherweight champion Santa Cruz at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York.

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  3. Adam Lopez Fights Reynoso To a Draw, Jonathan Guzman Next?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Boxing Scene

    Foxwoods Resort, Mashantucket, Connecticut - In a fight for the WBA Fedelatin super bantamweight title, Adam Lopez had a much tougher fight than he had expected in battling his way to a ten round split draw with tough as nails Roman Ruben Reynoso . The scores were 96-94 for Lopez, 97-93 for Reynoso, and 95-95 for the draw.

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  4. Ryan Burnett To Defend WBC International Against RamirezRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | Boxing Scene

    British champion Burnett, 24, will defend his WBC International title at Leeds' First Direct Arena on July 30, as part of the undercard to Josh Warrington's WBC International featherweight title defence against former world title challenger Patrick Hyland. And it has been revealed that the 13-0 undefeated man will come up against Mexican opposition in his first fight since winning the crown back in February on the undercard of Carl Frampton's world super bantamweight title unification win over Scott Quigg at Manchester Arena.

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  5. Rigondeaux wants his unification fight with Flores to be in CardiffRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | BBC News

    Top pound-for-pound boxer Guillermo Rigondeaux insists he wants make another defence of his WBA world super bantamweight in Cardiff. Rigondeaux has fought at iconic sporting arenas such as the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City and the Dallas Cowboys Stadium but the 35-year old double Olympic gold medallist wants to fight in the 2,500-capacity Ice Arena, the fifth biggest sporting stage in Cardiff.

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  6. Santa Cruz Vs Frampton By NumbersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | SecondsOut.com

    The featherweight world championship clash between defending titlist Leo Santa Cruz and undefeated former unified super bantamweight champ Carl Frampton features an unpredictable and potentially explosive mix of styles between two of the world's top fighters. Santa Cruz will make the second defense of his WBA Featherweight Title against Irish superstar Frampton , who relinquished two belts at 122 pounds, when they face off in the main event of a SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING tripleheader on Saturday, July 30, live on SHOWTIME from Barclays Center in Brooklyn.

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  7. Quigg: I'd snub Santa Cruz callRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | Sky Sports

    Scott Quigg says he would turn down the chance to fight Leo Santa Cruz because it would get in the way of a possible rematch with Carl Frampton. The former WBA super-bantamweight world champion will return to the ring in November, after fracturing his jaw and losing to Frampton in a world title unification fight in February.

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  8. Carl Frampton backed to beat Leo Santa Cruz and become first two-weight Northern Irish world champRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | Mirror.co.uk

    'The Jackel' takes on 'El Terremoto' in New York on July 30 for the Mexican's WBA super world featherweight title Barry McGuigan has backed Carl Frampton to make history by becoming the first Northern Ireland fighter to win world titles at two weights. Super-bantamweight king Frampton faces WBA featherweight champ Leo Santa Cruz at New York's Barclays Centre on July 30 and McGuigan is backing his protege to win his old title.

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  9. Leo Santa Cruz vs. Carl Frampton - Detailed Stats ReviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | Boxing Scene

    BROOKLYN The featherweight world championship clash between defending titlist Leo Santa Cruz and undefeated former unified super bantamweight champ Carl Frampton features an unpredictable and potentially explosive mix of styles between two of the world's top fighters. Santa Cruz will make the second defense of his WBA Featherweight Title against Irish superstar Frampton , who relinquished two belts at 122 pounds, when they face off in the main event of a SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING tripleheader on Saturday, July 30, live on SHOWTIME from Barclays Center in Brooklyn.

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  10. Selby's Manager: We're in Line For Frampton-Santa Cruz WinnerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | Boxing Scene

    Chris Sanigar, the Bristol based manager and trainer, is enjoying a run of success which has taken two of his fighters, Lee Selby and Lee Haskins , to IBF world championships. Sanigar sat down with Boxingscene.com to discuss plans for both champions and provide his perspective on the upcoming U.K. visit of middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin.

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  11. BoxNation land Cruz-Frampton showdownRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 21 | Boxing Scene

    One of this year's most eagerly anticipated matchups has landed exclusively live on BoxNation with undefeated Irish sensation Carl Frampton taking on unbeaten featherweight world champion Leo Santa Cruz next Saturday night . The sizzling showdown between two of the world's very best fighters has long been mooted but at the Barclays Center in New York on July 30th someone's perfect record will be lost in a clash that on paper is a fight of the year contender.

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  12. Emmanuel Tagoe to defend WBA lightweight title against Carlo MagaliRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | Ghanamma.com

    Ghanaian Boxer Emmanuel "Game Boy" Tagoe is set to face Filipino Carlo "The Ferocious" Magali in a bout dubbed "Fisticlash" on the July 15 at the Sports Hall of the Accra Sports Stadium. This will be the second time the orthodox boxer will be defending his WBA international lightweight belt against his Filipino opponent in a 12 round bout under the auspices Baby Jets Promotions [owned by Ghana Black Stars Striker Asamoah Gyan] in association with Box Office Sports Promotions.

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  13. Ioka knocks out Lara to defend titleRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | The Japan Times

    Kazuto Ioka, the WBA flyweight champion, knocked out sixth-ranked Keyvin Lara in the 11th round to successfully defend his belt for the third time in a world title doubleheader on Wednesday. Ioka, who last year in April became the fastest boxer in the world to conquer three weight divisions, sent Lara to the canvas in the 10th round at Osaka's Edion Arena.

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  14. Ioka Fends Off Lara For Late KO, Guzman Beats Wake in WarRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 20 | Boxing Scene

    WBA flyweight "regular" titleholder Kazuto Ioka successfully overcame the spirited challenge of Nicaraguan fighter Keyvin Lara . Lara started the bout like a train and set off at an electric pace with a work rate that really was extraordinary.

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  15. Frampton: My power is backRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | Sky Sports

    Carl Frampton says he is enjoying being heavier and believes the extra weight in his punches spells bad news for Leo Santa Cruz. The Northern Irishman unified the IBF and WBA super-bantamweight world titles before opting to move up to take on WBA 'Super' featherweight king Santa Cruz in New York on July 30. In an interview reported on World Boxing News , Frampton said: "Moving up to 126 pounds was definitely the right decision for me.

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  16. Frampton: When I Beat Santa Cruz, People Will Really Take NoticeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | Boxing Scene

    There's nothing like a European Superfight. An arena or stadium packed to the hilt with fans from each fighter's city or country cheering them on, and the stakes as high as they've ever been.

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  17. Guillermo Rigondeaux vs. Moises Flores Ordered By The WBARead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | Boxing Scene

    In its continued desire to reduce the number of champions, the WBA Championships Committee has ordered WBA Super World super bantamweight Guillermo "El Chacal" Rigondeaux , the cagey southpaw from Miami by way of Santiago de Cuba, and WBA World interim super bantamweight champion Moises "Chucky" Flores , from Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico, to begin negotiations to unify the titles. WBA rules entitle the WBA President and the Championships Committee to define, at their discretion, a mandatory period.

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  18. Frank Warren: Liam Williams can lead new Welsh boxing boomRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 18 | BBC News

    Boxing promoter Frank Warren believes Wales is ready for another cycle of boxing success, with Liam Williams leading the way. "It was an excellent show with the birth of a new Welsh boxing star in Liam Williams," Warren told BBC Radio Wales Sport.

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  19. Magali surrenders to Tagoe in AfricaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 18 | Sun-Star

    Reigning Oriental and Pacific Boxing Federation super featherweight champion Carlo Magali is joined by former WBO oriental bantamweight champion Dayer Gabutan prior to his bout in Africa. Magali however yielded to Emmanuel Tagoe of Ghana via a ninth round technical knockout.

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  20. Santa Cruz wants Selby nextRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 18 | Sky Sports

    Leo Santa Cruz is keen to get past Carl Frampton and then travel to the UK to fight Lee Selby in a featherweight unification bout. WBA 'Super' world featherweight champion Santa Cruz takes on former IBF world super-bantamweight title holder Frampton in New York on July 30 and is confident he will conquer the Northern Irishman before beginning his campaign to unify the division.

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