July 29, 2016
July 29, 2016
Carl Frampton

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Leo Santa Cruz vs Carl Frampton fight time plus date and venue

Leo Santa Cruz defend his WBA world featherweight title against Carl Frampton at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York on Saturday night (July 30). A former bantam and super-bantamweight world champion, Santa Cruz is making the second defence of his title.

Frampton is moving up from 122lbs, where he unified the WBA and IBF world titles against Scott Quigg in February.

Rounds scheduled

12, three minute rounds.

TV coverage

Showtime are broadcasting in the US at 9PM ET/6PM PT. BoxNation will air the bill in the UK, with coverage starting at 2am and the main event expected to begin around 4am.

Undercard highlights

Mikey Garcia returns to the ring after a two-and-a-half year hiatus. The former two weight world champion takes on Elio Rojas. Paulie Malignaggi features in a welterweight 10-rounder against Gabriel Bracero. Sergey Rabchenko will fight in an IBF super-welterweight title eliminator against Tony Harrison and Ivan Redkach meets Tevin Farmer.