(October 4th) Belfast, Northern Ireland, former IBF/ WBA Super Bantamweight Champion and WBA Featherweight Champion Carl “The Jackal” Frampton will face Guadalajara, Mexico's Horacio “Violento” Garcia at the SSE Arena in his hometown November 18th in the main event of a Frank Warren promotion.
The newly signed “Jackal” 23-1, 14Ko’s looking to return to his title winning ways comes in of a WBA Super World Featherweight Title majority decision loss to Leo Santa Cruz January 28th at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas.
Garcia, 33-3-1, 24Ko’s gets the shot coming off back to back eight round decision loss to Diuhl Olguinin July righted the ship September 15th, stopping Olguinin in four.
(September 27th) It has been announced that Belfast, Northern Ireland’s, Jamie “The Mexican” Conlan will challenge Cavite City, Cavite, Philippines “Pretty Boy” Jerwin Ancajas for his IBF World Super Flyweight title at home in Belfast on a Carl Frampton headlined card November 18th The SSE Arena, Belfast, Northern Ireland.
Carl “The Jackal” Frampton signing last week with Frank Warren will be making his debut appearance under the Queensberry Promotional banner against an opponent not yet named.
The Belfast based, 30-year-old former IBF/WBA Super Bantamweight and WBA Featherweight Champion, Frampton fighting for most of his career under the Barry McGuigan Cyclone Promotions 23-1, 14Ko’s is looking to rebound coming off a rematch majority decision loss to Leo santa Cruz in January.
The popular Conlan, 19-0, 11Ko’s comes in off a march split decision win over Managua, Nicaragua Yader Cardoza a fight he was down in the 8th round and severely cut above the left eye in the tenth.
The IBF World Super Flyweight Champion Ancajas, 27-1-1, 18Ko’s, unbeaten in his last fourteen bouts, winning thirteen of those inside the distance comes in off a seventh round TKO stoppage of Kobe, Japan’s Teiru Kinoshita in July.
Also scheduled for action is Mdantsane, Eastern Cape, South Africa’s former IBF Super Flyweight Champion Zolani “Last Born” Tete, 25-3, 20Ko’s making the first defense of his WBO World Bantamweight Title against an opponent not yet named.
Also set to see action is Belfast’s three-time Olympian and 2008, 2012 Bronze Medalist Paddy “The Leprechaun” Barnes defending his WBO European Flyweight Titlist against an opponent not yet named. Barnes is also scheduled to appear October 6th Gary Cornish vs Sam Sexton vacant BBBofC British Heavyweight Championship card at Meadowbank Sports Centre, Edinburgh, Scotland.
Tickets for the Frampton Reborn card are scheduled to go on sale October 4th. Full card and opponents expected to be announced soon.