Frampton Dethrones Santa Cruz 


Frampton Dethrones Santa Cruz 

Brooklyn, NY – In a sold out crowd at the Barclays Center WBA Super World Featherweight Championship Carl Frampton (23-0, 14 KO’s) used timing and distance in a fight that could have gone either way dethroned Leo Santa Cruz (32-1-1, 18 KO’s) issuing him his first professional loss in a majority decision. 


SCORES: 114-114 (Guido Cavalleri), OVERRULED BY Frank Lombardi (116-112) and Tom Schreck (117-111) for your winner … CARL FRAMPTON!

Photo credits: @i_dcork1 

#SantaCruzFrampton Undefeated featherweight world champion Leo “El Terremoto” Santa Cruz (32-0-1, 18 KOs) and fellow unbeaten Irish star Carl “The Jackal” Frampton (22-0, 14 KOs) will meet with a world title and two perfect records at stake on Saturday, July 30 in the main event of a Premier Boxing Champions event from Barclays Center in Brooklyn. The SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING® telecast begins live on SHOWTIME® at 9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT. @ShoSports @barclayscenter @showtimeboxing @swancomm @dibellaent @loudibella @kevincrooney @showtimeboxing @mwatty1 @bwats0n