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Make sure to drink a lot of coffee this Saturday.

Carl Frampton challenges for Leo Santa Cruz’s WBA featherweight title on Saturday night in New York, and it’s going to be a late one.

The bout at the Barclays Centre will be aired on this side of the Atlantic by Boxnation, and Frampton is not expected to be in the ring until after 4AM (Irish time).

Boxnation’s coverage of the clash will go on air at 2AM and they plan to show three of the ten fights on the card.

The televised running order is as follows:
Fight #1 – 2.10am

Tony HARRISON v Sergey RABCHENKO

12×3 Minute Rounds: Light Middleweight

IBF light middleweight eliminator

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Fight #2 – 3.10am

Mikey GARCIA v Elio ROJAS

10×3 Minute Rounds: Light Welterweight

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Fight #3 – 4.10am

Leo SANTA CRUZ v Carl FRAMPTON

12×3 Minute rounds: Featherweight

The WBA World title

Fans can buy a subscription to the channel here, with a monthly fee of £12/€15 along with a one-time registration fee of £8/€10

Boxnation are also running a promotional offer of two months for the price of one – which would therefore include Liam Smith’s WBO light middleweight title defence in Dallas against Saul Canelo Alvarez.

Joe O'Neill

Reporting on Irish boxing the past five years. Work has appeared on irish-boxing.com, Boxing News, the42.ie, and local and national media. Provide live ringside updates, occasional interviews, and special features on the future of Irish boxing. email: joneill6@tcd.ie