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Quigg: I have unfinished business with Frampton

It appeared as if they had settled their differences in the ring and the whole Frampton Quigg thing was settled.

The Belfast man proved he was the better of the two with a relatively one sided win and it appeared it was time for both to move on and leave the five year ‘whose best’ feud behind.

Indeed, the manner in which Frampton won an excitement void clash suggested there would be no clamour for a rematch.

Quigg, however, believes he has ‘unfinished business’ with ‘The Jackal’ and is eager for a return.

He told the Bury Times: “The main thing in my mind now is to get my rematch with Carl Frampton. He has a fight booked with Leo Santa Cruz and I think he will be beaten.

“It might be better for me if he [Frampton] won, because I would like to fight him for a title again. But, having been in the ring with him, I don’t see him being able to match up to Santa Cruz.”

Although Quigg was easily out pointed by Ireland’s first ever unified World champion, who will bid to become a two weight World champ on June 30, and predicts Santa Cruz defeat for the Belfast man, he is confident he would beat the Mexican.

“I have always wanted to fight Santa Cruz myself, because I think I have the beating of him. Our styles would go together really well, and I think it would be a great fight for the fans.

“Ultimately, it’s irrelevant who wins between Santa Cruz and Frampton. I have unfinished business with Carl Frampton and I want to fight him again whether he is champion or not.”

Quigg might have to join the cue, as if Frampton overcomes Santa Cruz in New York, live on PBC he will have a list of names looking to fight him. And if the Shane McGuigan trained fighter does return back across the Atlantic he will most likely face Lee Selby of Wales not Quigg.


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