Carl Frampton vs Leo Santa Cruz for WBA featherweight title | Inquirer Sports

Carl Frampton vs Leo Santa Cruz for WBA featherweight title

/ 11:09 AM April 29, 2016
Undefeated fighters Carl Frampton, right, and Leo Santa Cruz square off for the WBA featherweight title on July 30 in Brooklyn.

Undefeated fighters Carl Frampton, right, and Leo Santa Cruz square off for the WBA featherweight title on July 30 in Brooklyn. AP

NEW YORK — Undefeated Carl Frampton of Northern Ireland will fight Leo Santa Cruz for the WBA featherweight title July 30 at Barclays Center in Brooklyn.

Cyclone promotions announced the bout Thursday.

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Frampton (22-0, 14 KOs) dethroned WBA super bantamweight champion Scott Quigg on Feb. 27 in Manchester, England, to unify the title at that weight.

Santa Cruz (31-0-1, 17 KOs) is a three-division champion from California. In his last fight, he stopped Kiko Martinez in the fifth round.

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