Carl Frampton Returns This Saturday Night – This Saturday night former WBA world featherweight champion Carl Frampton returns to fight in his hometown of Belfast as he takes on Mexico’s Andres Gutierrez. For Frampton, who operates using the nickname “The Jackal”, it is the bounce back fight from the first loss of his career, which came this past January at the hands of Leo Santa Cruz.
The loss to Santa Cruz cost Frampton the WBA featherweight belt and made him 1-1 overall against the Californian. Though there was talk of a third bout between the two, Frampton wanted to return to Ireland for his next fight after a couple of years on the road. Gutierrez is a 24 year old with a lot of fights and 25 knockouts to his name, but all but two of his fights were held in his native Mexico.
Carl Frampton Returns This Saturday Night
Below are the main event fights featured on Saturday’s seven fight boxing card promoted by Barry McGuigan and his Cyclone Promotions.
Saturday, June 29th, 2017 – SSE Arena, Belfast, Northern Ireland
(Card Subject To Change):
126 LBS 12 RDS: Carl Frampton (23-1) vs Andres Gutierrez (35-1-1)
160 LBS 12 RDS; Conrad Cummings (11-1-1) vs Robert Swierzbinski (18-6-2)
147 LBS 10 RDS: Paddy Gallagher (11-3) vs Ricardo Silva (14-1)
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