Frampton-Jackson: Fight time, Live stream, undercard and more
When is Frampton-Jackson?
Carl Frampton meets Luke Jackson [below] tonight (Sat, August 18) at Windsor Park in Frampton’s hometown of Belfast. An expected 25,000 fans will be there to see Frampton defend the WBO interim featherweight title. The show is promoted by Frank Warren’s Queensbury Promotions.
What time is Frampton-Jackson likely to start?
Carl Frampton vs Luke Jackson is the main event and should start around 10pm.
How to watch Frampton-Jackson
The fight will air on BT Sport 1 HD and in ultra-high definition on BT Sport 4K UHD from 7.45pm in the UK. A Frampton-Jackson live stream will be available on BTSport.com.
Showtime will stream live exclusively to US audiences on the SHOWTIME Boxing Facebook page and SHOWTIME Sports YouTube channel beginning at 3:30pm ET/12:30pm PT. SHOWTIME will air an encore presentation later that evening on SHOWTIME EXTREME® (10 p.m. ET/PT).
Studio coverage of Showtime’s coverage from New York begins at 3:30pm ET/12:30pm PT with host Brian Custer and analyst Steve Farhood providing pre-and post-fight analysis. Live coverage from Belfast, which will be provided by BT Sport, will begin with the Pianeta ring walk shortly after 3:30pm ET.
John Rawling will call the action with Barry Jones providing analysis, and Ronald McIntosh conducting post-fight interviews for Fury-Pianeta.
Tale of the tape
Record 25-1 (14)
Height 5′ 5″
From Belfast, Northern Ireland
Record 16-0 (7)
Height 5′ 6 1/2″
From Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
Who is on the undercard?
Heavyweight star Tyson Fury has his second fight in less than 75 days after a near three-year hiatus. He meets German-based Italian Francesco Pianeta over 10 rounds.
Popular Belfast flyweight Paddy Barnes challenges WBC champion Cristofer Rosales in just his sixth contest.
Steve Collins Jnr – son of Irish legend Steve Collins – meets undefeated Steven Ward over eight rounds at crusierweight.
At welterweight Lewis Crocker meets William Warburton, super-featherweights Marco McCullough and Jordan Ellison square off, talented scouser Sam Maxwell faces Chris Truman at super-lightweight, Conrad Cummings and Nicky Jenman are matched at middleweight, super-welterweight Steven Donnelly makes his pro debut against veteran Kevin McCauley and lightweight Sean McComb also makes his pro bow – he meets Reynaldo Mora.
Luke Keeler and Isaac Lowe should also see action in separate bouts.