Warrington vs Frampton IBF title bout to be broadcasted by ESPN+
3kingsboxing.com has learned the showdown between Josh Warrington and Carl Frampton will be aired live on ESPN+.
Highly touted featherweight prospect Michael Conlan’s final fight of 2018 will air as a special attraction.
This is what Warrington had to say about fighting on ESPN+:
“I am truly honored that ESPN+ will be showing my fight.
“I announced myself onto the world stage by winning the world title, and now I want to show the American audience who Josh Warrington is by beating Carl Frampton. The long-term aim is to fight in the United States, so this is preparing the audience! The fans are going to witness something special on Dec. 22.”
Frampton had this to say:
“It is fantastic news that my bid to become a world champion again will be screened live on such a heavily subscribed US platform as ESPN+.
“It is always a thrill to know that your fights are being showcased to an American audience, and I fully believe they will see something special from me on Dec. 22 when I become a two-time world champion at featherweight. Then, I will look to unify against one of the top American world titleholders in 2019.”
Conlan had this to say on fighting on the undercard:
“I am really excited to be fighting on the same card as my stablemate and friend, Carl Frampton.
“I am looking to step up in class and reach 10-0 as a pro by Christmas. The Conlan Revolution rolls into Manchester!”
By: Jerrell Fletcher