FULL FIGHT: Carl Frampton v Leo Santa Cruz

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What. A. Fight.

In a contender for Fight of the Year, Carl Frampton last night scored a majority decision (114-114, 117-111,116-112) win over Leo Santa Cruz to claim the Mexican-American’s WBA featherweight title.

A brilliant bout, Santa Cruz was the busier but lost out to the better quality, more powerful, work of Frampton,

While two of the cards perhaps were a bit wide, most were unanimous in the opinion that ‘The Jackal’ deserved the win including Showtime commentary team Al Bernstein and Paulie Malignaggi

Watch the fight in full below with US commentary:

Leo Santa Cruz vs Carl Frampton (30-07-2016) by boxingfightsvideos

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