After a thrilling first encounter newly crowned WBA featherweight champion Carl Frampton eyes Santa Cruz rematch for later in the year. 'The Jackal' recently won a points decision over previous champion Leo Santa Cruz in what was described by many as a potential fight of the year candidate. An incredible back and forth battle, that ebbed and flowed in different…
Frampton Getting Ready For Santa Cruz Rematch With (Brave) Singing
Carl Frampton getting ready for his upcoming trip to Las Vegas with this rather humorous but certainly brave attempt at ‘Viva Las Vegas!’.
Fighting in the Sin City is often on many boxers’ bucket lists as one to tick off before their career finishes, given it’s history of hosting so many big fights in boxing over the years.
On January 28th in the new year Carl Frampton will fight in Vegas for the first time in his professional career when he faces Leo Santa Cruz in a rematch.
He’s certainly getting in the Vegas spirit on social media at the moment:
Viva Las Vegas… pic.twitter.com/vbYZszaFL0
— Carl Frampton MBE (@RealCFrampton) October 25, 2016
A potential X-Factor candidate or should he stick to the boxing? We’ll let you decide!
From a boxing perspective ‘The Jackal’ will come into the fight in January in arguably the best form his career to far, with wins over Scott Quigg and Leo Santa Cruz in 2016 recorded while travelling away from home.
Frampton (23-0-14KO) hails originally from Tigers Bay in Belfast, Northern Ireland and is looking to become the best Irish boxer of all time.
The upcoming rematch with Santa Cruz will be shown live on Showtime in the US with details on the Irish and UK broadcast partner to be announced.