Cyclone Promotions Statement responding Matchroom £1.5 Million pound Frampton offer

Eddie Hearn made an £1.5 million offer to Carl Frampton to fight Scott Quigg in Manchester on July 18 live on Sky Sports today.
The Matchroom boss’s offer was meet with a statement from Cyclone, which reads as follows:
Cyclone Promotions, who represent IBF World Champion Carl Frampton, are in negotiations with Matchroom Sport, who represent Scott Quigg, to deliver a co-promotion of this eagerly awaited contest in June/July 2015.

Cyclone Promotions have made several attempts to organise a follow-up meeting with Eddie Hearn of Matchroom Sport to progress these negotiations.

Cyclone Promotions and Carl Frampton are therefore surprised by this afternoons public offer from Matchroom Sport to Carl Frampton.

Matchroom Sport understands Carl Frampton is under contract with Cyclone Promotions. If Matchroom Sport are interested in joining Cyclone Promotions in staging this domestic superfight, we recommend Matchroom accept the invitation for a follow-up meeting.

If Matchroom Sport does not want to meet, Carl Frampton will make an optional defence of his IBF World Title this summer.

Quote from IBF World Super Bantamweight Champion Carl Frampton: “My team and I have been in negotiations with Matchroom Sport to co-promote this fight. It has been made very clear to Matchroom Sport throughout the entire negotiation period that this huge domestic fight can only take place as a co-promotion. It is therefore frustrating that Matchroom have deviated from negotiations with this offer.”

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