Frampton dominates the multi-divisional Filipino champion in front of his hometown fans in Belfast, Northern Ireland, turns attention to a possible late summer showdown against WBO featherweight champion Oscar Valdez in Belfast's Windsor Park.
Unbeaten featherweight prospect from Philly recently flew across the pond for the first time to help prepare former two-division titleholder Carl Frampton for his April 21 clash against four-division title-winner Nonito Donaire.
This week in boxing history, PBC highlights knockout wins by three heavyweight greats, a triumphant finale for a middleweight legend and a Northern Irishman earning a second world title in a thrilling featherweight matchup.
This week in boxing history, PBC highlights two of our own champions, honors two Fights of the Year, recaps the final chapter of a four-fight rivalry and celebrates a four-division world champion.
Leo Santa Cruz’s aggressive, high-volume punching style helped him win his first three world championships. He won a fourth Saturday night by turning from brawler to boxer.
After their epic 12-round battle of last year, it would be unfair to expect Carl Frampton and Leo Santa Cruz to produce even greater action in their 126-pound world title rematch. But that’s very well what could unfold.
This week in PBC Jabs, host Jordan Hardy previews Saturday’s talent-laden Showtime card, including a Rapid Fire round with Northern Irish two-division champion Carl Frampton and a chat with Welsh 126-pound titleholder Lee Selby.