Carl Frampton believes he is fighting to secure a legacy not just the WBA super featherweight title when he finally trades leather with Leo Santa Cruz.
‘The Jackal’ revealed he will fight the Mexican in New York this summer on Friday night on a date yet to be officially confirmed by rumoured to July 30 in New York.
The fight gives Ireland’s first ever unified World champion the chance to become a two weight world champion and add a massive American and indeed World name to his record.
Speaking about what he has labelled ‘the biggest fight of his career’ the Cyclone Promotions IBF and WBA super bantamweight world champion couldn’t hide his excitement.
“I’m excited that the fight has been made. It has been talked about for a few years now and it is great that the fight will take place in New York.
“This is the fight that I have wanted for a while now and I am just delighted that the deal has been done and we will be finally meet in the ring.”
“This is the biggest fight of my career and this is the kind of fight that creates legacies,” he added